The Drought Code component of the Canadian Forest Fire Weather Index System is an indicator of long term drought and the associated impact on forest fire management. The Drought Code has definite seasonal trends, which can make interpretation of the...
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Least squares regression models are often used to analyze unbalanced fixed effect data sets with u unique cells defined by design or by post-hoc stratification. Constraints exist among the regression coefficients if there are more coefficients than...
Differences in vegetation cover estimation by field biologists of the 8th National Forest Inventory were tested. Eleven observers estimated the canopy coverages of six forest taxa in 25 sample plots, located in one stand. The experiment was arranged...
The Fire Effects Information System (FEIS) is a computer-based, menu-driven encyclopedia of fire effects and general ecological information for plant species, wildlife species, and plant communities. It provides interpreted, summarized information in...
This photo-series was designed to present photographs and a detailed inventory of fuels for important stands in the Boreal and Great Lakes - St. Lawrence Forest Regions of Ontario. Over the last 20 years, an experimental burning program conducted by...
In the aftermath of the Greater Yellowstone Area fires of 1988, scientists from all across North America recognized the once in a lifetime research opportunities these fires presented. For a host of reasons, the Yellowstone fires were unique, due...
'The United States obtains approximately 2.7 quads of energy per year from biomass while producing 1.5-3.0 million tons of ash. In the future, energy from biomass should increase to 4 quads, and perhaps it will go as high as 10-20 quads (1). Most...
Initial attack crews are a traditional and integral component of most fire control organizations; providing rapid, aggressive suppression capabilities while fires are small. This paper describes the methodology and results of a three-year study...
This paper gives an overview of the history of forest fire fighting foam, foam characteristics, criteria critical to product selection, the benefits of using foam, and the results of effectiveness trials and evaluations. Source: Canadian Forest Service...
This paper reports on the development of the Intelligent Fire Management Information System (IFMIS), a computer program for dispatching fire suppression resources to wildfires. The program uses a number of advanced concepts to provide information to...
- Fuels management and fire behavior
- Changing fire environment
- Emissions and air quality
- Fire effects and post-fire recovery
- Relative impacts of prescribed fire versus wildfire
- Human dimensions of fire
The primary announcement FA-FOA0021-002 has two task statements:
- Sources and distribution of human-caused ignitions and their relation to wildfire impacts
- Reducing damages and losses to valued resources from wildfire
- Lake States
- Tallgrass Prairie
Sponsored by the Southwest Fire Science Consortium
Postponed Until August 16-20, 2021 due to COVID-19 Concerns
Changing Boreal Biome
Session 1: Increasing...
Rescheduled from March due to COVID-19 concerns. More details to follow.
Exploration of the Hot Dry Windy Index and wildfire; Climate Change and overnight fire growth
Speakers: Clairisse Reiher & Emily McCutchan, 2020 Hollings Scholars
During the summer of 2020 ACCAP and the Alaska Fire...
Neal Flanagan, Ph.D., Duke University
Severe wildfires can cause...
Host: NC State University Extension Forestry
Major Professor: Dr. Travis Paveglio
Zoom Link: https...
Part 2: Updates on WFLC/WGA progess, assistance, & solutions.
Who: Wildfire Leadership Council & Western Governors' Association...
Major Professor: Dr. Tara Hudiberg
Zoom Link: https...
PRESENTER: Kelly Martin, Fire...