In 1998, the Joint Fire Science Program (JFSP) was statutorily authorized as a joint partnership between the U.S. Department of the Interior and the U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service. The program provides leadership to the wildland fire...
Alaska Reference Database
The Alaska Reference Database originated as the standalone Alaska Fire Effects Reference Database, a ProCite reference database maintained by former BLM-Alaska Fire Service Fire Ecologist Randi Jandt. It was expanded under a Joint Fire Science Program grant for the FIREHouse project (The Northwest and Alaska Fire Research Clearinghouse). It is now maintained by the Alaska Fire Science Consortium and FRAMES, and is hosted through the FRAMES Resource Catalog. The database provides a listing of fire research publications relevant to Alaska and a venue for sharing unpublished agency reports and works in progress that are not normally found in the published literature.
Carrie Allison's (US Fish and Wildlife Service) presentation to the 2019 Fire in Eastern Oak Forests Conference in State College, PA.
Charles Ruffner's (Southern Illinois University) presentation to the 2019 Fire in Eastern Oak Forests Conference in State College, PA
Ben Jones' (Ruffed Grouse Society) presentation to the 2019 Fire in Eastern Oak Forests Conference in State College, PA.
Tragedies, such as the recent shootings on the Virginia Tech campus, affect all of us in different ways. Some people might react to the stress immediately, while others may not experience stress until later. This podcast discusses these issues.
Annually in the U.S., smoking causes 438 thousand deaths and costs about $167 billion in healthcare and lost productivity. Despite these statistics, more than a fourth of young adults continue to light up. Quitting smoking has major and immediate...
This podcast discusses West Nile Virus and Lyme disease and offers strategies to reduce the risk of mosquito and tick bites.
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El humo de los incendios forestales puede causar problemas de salud para todos, pero especialmente para las personas que padecen de enfermedades cardiacas y pulmonares, los adultos de mayor edad y los ninos.
Wildfire smoke can cause health problems for anyone, especially those with heart and lung conditions, older adults, and children.