A summary of a JSFP survey presented by Sarah Trainor, University of Alaska Fairbanks, at the 2011 Alaska Fire Science Workshop.
Alaska Fire Portal
Check out the JFSP Fire Exchange(s) located in this region
Alaska Fire and Fuels Research Map
- Related FRAMES Sites
- Catalog Records
- Current Announcements and Jobs
- Upcoming Events
- Past Events
Permafrost has a significant impact on high latitude ecosystems and is spatially heterogeneous. However, only generalized maps of permafrost extent are available. Due to its impacts on carbon pools, subsurface hydrology, lake water levels, vegetation...
The RSG! Program tenets help residents be Ready with preparedness understanding, be Set with situational awareness when fire threatens, and to Go, acting early when a fire starts.
The National Wildfire Coordinating Group definition of extreme fire behavior (EFB) indicates a level of fire behavior characteristics that ordinarily precludes methods of direct control action. One or more of the following is usually involved: high...
Fire management faces important emergent issues in the coming years such as climate change, fire exclusion impacts, and wildland-urban development, so new, innovative means are needed to address these challenges. Field studies, while preferable and...
Many of the world's forests are not primeval; forest restoration aims to reverse alterations caused by human use. Forest restoration (including reforestation and forest rehabilitation) is widely researched and practiced around the globe. A review...
From the text ... 'Reduced firefighter exposure to unnecessary risk during fire incidents continues to guide fire management decisions and anchors our actions.'
From the text ... 'With an eye to what has been learned in the past, the wildland fire service can now meet the challenge of developing future leaders for an increasingly complex and high-tempo work environment..'
From the text ... 'Fire managers and resource managers have never been positioned as well as we are today to develop a common understanding of the role of fire in shaping the patterns of vegetation on the landscape.'
From the text ... 'The International Journal of Wildland Fire is aimed not only at the international wildland fire research community, but also at practioners and policymakers who have a requirement to ensure their policies and practices reflect...
- 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...