There are fundamental spatial and temporal disconnects between the specific policies that have been crafted to address our wildfire challenges. The biophysical changes in fuels, wildfire behavior, and climate have created a new set of conditions for...
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The hazards-of-place model posits that vulnerability to environmental hazards depends on both biophysical and social factors. Biophysical factors determine where wildfire potential is elevated, whereas social factors determine where and how people are...
From the text...'...calls for the fire-science community to draw up maps of wildfire risk based on contributory factors...' © 2016 Macmillan Publishers Limited, part of Springer Nature. All rights reserved.
Wildfire risk in temperate forests has become a nearly intractable problem that can be characterized as a socioecological 'pathology': that is, a set of complex and problematic interactions among social and ecological systems across multiple...
Community workshops are widely used tools for collaborative research on social-ecological resilience in indigenous communities. Although results have been reported in many publications, few have reflected explicitly on the workshop itself, and...
From the text ... 'These 'problem fires' are the symptoms of a larger forest health issue in which ecological realities conflict with both social expectations and economic limitations.... Only through dedication and alignment of the full...
From the text ... 'A coordinated, interagency effort is required to ensure that fire use programs are implemented in a professional and competent manner.... Fire management is as much a philosophy and attitude toward the land as it is an action...
Firebrands or embers are produced as trees and structures burn in wildland-urban interface (WUI) fires. It is believed that firebrand showers created in WUI fires may ignite vegetation and mulch located near homes and structures. This, in turn, may...
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Sponsored by the Southern Fire Exchange
Presented by Carissa Wonkka, Ph.D., University of Nebraska
The Alaska Interagency Spring Operations meeting will be held in Fairbanks, at the Pipeline Training Center. AFSC will convene the Alaska Spring Fire Science workshop during the same week, March 25, Wednesday 1-5PM.
Agenda for 2020 Spring AFSC Workshop:
12:00 Lunch, poster session, discussion | Please join us to...
This training runs from March 30 - April 10, 2019.
Actionable best practices for communities and agencies impacted by wildfire. Features two tracks:
- Practical Tools & Techniques for property owners, community leaders, agencies responding to fire.
- Technical information for...
• Assisting with...
• Andrea Lorek Strauss, University of Minnesota (Video)
• Megan Weber, University of Minnesota (3-D printing)
• David Coyle, Clemson University (Social media)
Presenter: Dr. Luigi Boschetti - Professor of Remote Sensing, University of Idaho
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Sponsored by the Northern Rockies Fire Science Network
Presented by: C.D. O’Connor, Ecologist, Rocky Mountain Research Station Human Dimensions Program
Sponsored by: Southwest Fire Science Consortium
Wildfire is one of the most contentious subjects affecting land managers, land owners, and...
Hosted by the Northern Rockies Fire Science Network
This webinar will provide an introduction and overview of the FlamMap...
Sponsored by the Northwest Fire Science Consortium
Presented by Stephen Pyne, emeritus professor at Arizona State University