The Minimum Acceptable Visibility (MAV) table was originally provided by the California Highway Patrol in response to an inquiry relative to acceptable highway visibility reduction caused by smoke. The table was included in chapter two of the 1991...
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From the text ... 'The appropriate use of models and computer technology must be blended with a human system of resource management.' © 2010 by the Society of American Foresters. Abstract reproduced by permission.
From the text (p.246) ... 'In sum, because it was seen as deviation from the adaptive 'norm', behavioral flexibility in the class/task association among social insect workers initially was considered to be noise with respect to division...
Fire ecology is discussed in relation to basic ecological processes; the characteristics of the fire environment are reviewed. Lightning and lightning storms are considered as the primary natural cause of fires in nature. The nature of fire and its...
This paper discusses some of the historical aspects of wildfires in interior Alaska with particular reference to the period from 1940 to the present. Several speculations are made on the basis of recent records relative to fire impact or effects. The...
The primeval conifer forests of North America, with their associated deciduous components, were largely fire-dependent ecosystems. Fire was a key environmental factor in controlling succession, species composition, and age structure of these forests....
The National Park Service has studied certain areas and intends to continually study other Parks to determine whether or not natural fires will be allowed to burn. It is understood by the Service where natural fires will cause a threat to other land...
A short history of the fire weather service is presented with a report on progress made under the 'Federal Plan for a National Fire Weather Service.' The highlights of the plan and its application to the requirements of forest and range...
The application of weather modification techniques as a fire control tool was field tested in Alaska during the summers of 1969 and 1970. The 1969 trial was primarily exploratory. Data gathered indicated clouds or cloud-systems exist in interior Alaska...
The Bureau of Land Management in Alaska allocates fire control resources during critical situations according to a plan that considers resource values, fire danger, and numbers of men committed to fires. Values were assigned by resource managers...
The Nature Conservancy (TNC) has numerous fire positions at various levels open in several states.
Details are available at careers.nature.org (search for “fire”).
Closing dates vary.
The committee will meet in November to match participants. All are welcome to participate.
Sponsor: Association for Fire Ecology
All invited, members and non-members - invite a colleague
Sponsor: National Cohesive Wildland Fire Management Strategy
A Virtual Conference, for Real World Problems
PTSD is quietly impacting wildland firefighters with its often devastating personal and...
- Cannabis cultivation and wildfires: Where there’s smoke, there’s smoke, Adam Cummings, Ecologist ...
College of Science Discover Science at Home Lecture - University of Nevada, Reno
Dr. Neil Lareau
Assistant Professor, Department of Physics
Dr. Lareau is an assistant professor in the Department of Physics at the University of...
California Fire Science Seminar Series
Extensive wildfires across the US West and their dramatic effects for ecosystems, human health...
Part of the RMRS Land Manager-Focused Fall Webinar Series
Presenters: Shawn Urbanski, Research Physical Scientist, and Duncan Lutes, RMRS Fire Ecologist
In this short webinar, RMRS Research Physical Scientist Shawn Urbanski and Fire...
Sponsor: Westervelt Ecological Services
Sponsor: Northwest Fire Science Consortium
Presenter: Peter Wakeland
Kenai Peninsula All Lands All Hands - Virtual Conference
Thursday Nov 5, 9am to Noon