'...The present study is an evaluative review of existing knowledge and opinion relating to fire-storm phenomenology. It develops interim critical values of fire-storm parameters that may be used in target analysis to establish conditions for...
There are a number of powerful aerial fire control techniques to support ground control operations when needed, although most fires do not require aerial assistance. Aircraft used in fire operations include air tankers, lead planes, infrared reconnaissance planes, and helicopters.
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Unfortunately there are large areas in the southern forest regions of Australia where thick scrub, mixtures of forest types and sparse roading has prevented the implementation of a controlled burning programme, and where grid lighting is impossible, or...
The original program objectives were to develop and test a heat-sensitive system capable of: (1) locating small fires, (2) mapping fire perimeters, and (3) measuring rates of fire spread. The usefulness of infrared mappers was to be examined by...
This paper describes modifications necessary to make a Marsh Funnel suitable for measuring viscosities of chemical fire retardants in the field.
The IAFC's Wildland-Urban Interface (WUI) conference offers hands-on training and interactive sessions designed to address the challenges of wildland fire. If you're one of the many people responsible for protecting local forests or educating...
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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.
Join the Association for Fire Ecology and the Southwest Fire Science Consortium for the 8th International Fire Ecology and Management Congress. The Congress will expand the ecological concept of pyrodiversity to explore interconnectedness among a...
The International Association of Wildland Fire is presenting this workshop in partnership with the Wildland Fire Leadership Council (WFLC) and the Western, Southeast and Northeast Regional Strategy Committees.
The theme for the 2019 Alaska Wildland Fire Coordinating Group Interagency Fall Fire Review is "Transitions And What’s Next – Information Gathering Is Rapidly Changing, Are We Changing How We Plan For And Respond To Fires?"
The Minnesota Incident Command System (MNICS) uses the Incident Command System (ICS) to coordinate the weeklong Wildfire Academy. Under the ICS structure, the MNICS Incident Management Team (IMT) works closely with 2019 Minnesota Wildfire Academy...
The conference theme is "Fuels of Today - Fire Behavior of Tomorrow" Understanding Fire Behavior and Fuels for Sound Decision Making and Effective Management
This conference will provide government and nongovernment professionals at all levels a...
Sponsor: Southwest Fire Science Consortium
Presenters: Patrick Shin, Northern Arizona University and Jim Higgins, Drone Amplified
This webinar combines two expert views of...
Sponsored by Southwest Fire Science Consortium
Presented by Mike Fontenot, Sky Fire Services
Unmanned Aircraft, commonly called "Drones," are being used more and more for...
Annual Alaska Wildland Fire Coordinating Group (AWFCG) Interagency Fall Fire Review
The Wildfire Remote Sensing Workshop is a 2.5 day long program within the larger EO Summit 2017. It will bring together the Canadian and international community involved that uses remote sensing as applied to wildfire. Several aspects of management and...
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