The National Firefighter Registry (NFR) is the largest effort ever undertaken to understand and reduce risk of cancer among U.S. firefighters. NIOSH is recruiting firefighters to join the NFR in order to better understand the link between firefighting and cancer. Firefighters are exposed to chemicals on the fireground that could increase their risk of developing cancer. There are many unanswered...
Alaska Fire Portal
The Alaska Fire Portal provides information about fire science and technology relevant to Alaska. Our goal is to provide "one-stop shopping" for resource managers, decision makers, scientists, students, and communities who want access to the results of efforts to understand and manage fire and fuels on lands in Alaska. Content may also be relevant to boreal forests of western Canada.
A substantial amount of the Alaska-related content was originally compiled through the FIREHouse project (the Northwest and Alaska Fire Research Clearinghouse), funded by the Joint Fire Science Program, and its two related projects: the Alaska Reference Database, (which was merged the FRAMES Resource Catalog, accessible through the "Catalog Records" tab below) and the Alaska Fire and Fuels Research Map, hosted through the AICC ArcIMS mapping website.
Check out the JFSP Fire Exchange(s) located in this region
Alaska Fire and Fuels Research Map
The Alaska Fire and Fuels Research Map provides online site-level information and locations for fire and fuels-related studies through a map interface. Funding was provided by the Joint Fire Science Program and it is hosted through the Alaska Interagency Coordination Center.
Alaska Reference Database
The Alaska Reference Database provides a listing of fire research publications relevant to Alaska and a venue for sharing unpublished agency reports and works in progress. The Joint Fire Science Program provided initial funding.
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The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Fire Jobs Portal provides information about the types of positions BLM Fire has to offer, helpful hints for applying, contact information for local BLM fire managers and links to USAJOBS for current vacancies.
Check out current and upcoming job opportunities with the USDA Forest Service.
The National Park Service Alaska Fire Ecology programs will host three Scientists in Parks intern positions next winter. Positions will offer opportunity to work directly with NPS fire ecologists to develop skills related to remote sensing, fire ecology and fire science. Specifically, these internships will delve into applications of high-resolution imagery analyses, terrestrial lidar scanning,...
The FireGeneration Collaborative (FireGen) is a growing group of young firefighters, fire practitioners, researchers, and organizers who seek to reimagine fire culture, transform decision-making, and promote equitable, proactive, and resilient solutions in fire management. Learn more about FireGen's mission by reading their one pager and visiting their landing page.
The National Interagency Prescribed Fire Training Center (PFTC) is a program designed to give individuals an opportunity to increase their prescribed fire practitioner skills. Over the course of their 20 day training assignment, participants will gain...
(Time listed in AKST)
The art exhibit In a Time of Change: The Art of Fire is traveling to the Leah J. Peterson Gallery at the Alaska Pacific University. This exhibit will remain on display through January 27,...
10:00 am AK/ 1:00 pm CT/ 2:00 pm ET
Matt Jolly, PhD
Research Ecologist, USFS
Fire, Fuel and Smoke Science Program
Missoula Fire Sciences Laboratory
Live fuel moisture is measured...
Presented by Paul Werth.
Extreme fire behavior 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 rate of spread, prolific...
Presented by Cassandra Moseley and Max Nielsen-Pincus, Ecosystem Workforce Program, University of Oregon.
This webinar will discuss findings from a recent study from the Ecosystem Workforce Program, University of Oregon that examined how large...
Presented by Kurt Riitters, Research Ecologist, Forest Service Southern Research Station.
This webinar is part of the Landscape Science Webinar Series. The series is hosted via LiveMeeting. Join up to 30 minutes prior by clicking the...
Presenter: Graham McDowell, Environmental Change Institute - University of Oxford
Summary: There is increasing agreement that protecting esteemed and ecologically vital components of the biosphere will require collaborative environmental...
The Association for Fire Ecology (AFE) 5th International Fire Ecology and Management Congress: Uniting Research, Education and Management will be held in Portland, Oregon at the Oregon Convention Center December 3-7, 2012.
Last day for early...
Resource Specialists which may include but are not limited to: Wildlife Biologists, Hydrologists, Range Managers, Forestry and Silviculture Specialists and Techs, Land Managers, Botanists, Archeologists, and any discipline that may benefit or be...
Presented by Bob Keane, Research Ecologist, Forest Service Rocky Mountain Research Station.
Details and registration information will be available 10 days before the webinar. Please check back as the date approaches.