From the text:'In November 1958 Fuel-Breaks workers began studies of the moisture content of green chaparral fuel. Since then study plots have been established and described, and instruments obtained and installed. In March of 1959 actual data...
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From the summary:'Experimental study on the visibility through fire smoke was carried out. The relation among the brightness of sign, visual distance, and the extinction coefficient of smoke at the instant of obscuration threshold was obtained by...
From the text: 'In 1959 Williams published a method of calculating the fire season severity rating, an integrated measure of fire weather over the whole season. Being based solely on the daily fire danger index (1956 type), it could be used as an...
It has been nearly forty years since F. E. Clements popularized the concept that natural communities of plants and animals have properties far beyond their components. Analogies were made between the level of organization and integration in whole...
From the Summary...'Historically, fires have repeatedly burned nearly every square foot of northern Rocky Mountain forests. Fire damage was especially severe during the 75 years following 1860, and much of this was due to promiscuous burning by...
Forest fire records 1914 - 1968, for Kamloops and Nelson Forest Districts in British Columbia are summarized to indicate trends in costs and damage. Areas burned have been substantially reduced by improved fire control techniques and intensity....
From the text...'In closing I should emphasize that purposeful use of fire has not yet had much impact on western forest ecosystems. It is rapidly developing an impact on some ponderosa pine lands, however, notably some Indian lands managed by the...
From the text...'But we must be concerned with all the products of our forest lands and the successful forest manager will be aware of the tools and techniques that optimize integrated uses. This must be done in the long range view. Thus, we must...
From the text...'Let me over-simplify (or overstate) my argument to make my point. Foresters have tended to identify only two types of fires: (1) wildfires, which are bad and should be prevented or put out expeditiously, and (2) prescribed fires,...
From the text...'Management today is faced with getting more jobs done at a relatively constant fund level in a period of inflationary costs and growing environmental concern,. this gives rise to the practice known as 'looking at one's...
- 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
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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
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PRESENTER: Kelly Martin, Fire...