2013 Alaska WFDSS Modeling Refresher
Media Type: Webinar
  • Mitch Burgard
    Wildland Fire Management RD&A
  • Jennifer L. Barnes
    National Park Service, Alaska Regional Office
  • Tom St. Clair
    Bureau of Land Management, Alaska Fire Service
Distribution Contact(s):
  • Alaska Fire Science Consortium
Date: April 18, 2013

Cataloging Information

  • AFSC - Alaska Fire Science Consortium
  • decision making
  • fire behavior model
  • STFB - Short-term Fire Behavior Module
  • tundra fire
  • WFDSS - Wildland Fire Decision Support System
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Record Last Modified: May 7, 2019
FRAMES Record Number: 14322


This webinar is targeted towards those doing fire analyses in WFDSS (Wildland Fire Decision Support System-- or those with an interest in doing them in the future. Mitch Burgard, Wildland Fire Management RD & A, Rocky Mountain Research Station, presented WFDSS modeling enhancements that have occurred since last year. Jennifer Barnes, Fire Ecologist, National Parks Service Alaska Region, demonstrated the use of WFDSS Short Term Fire Behavior module on tundra fires in the Noatak Valley in 2012. Tom St. Clair led a group discussion on calibrating the models for use in Alaska, use of NFDRS Fuel Types, and cooperative efforts for the upcoming 2013 fire season. This webinar was hosted by the Alaska Fire Science Consortia.

Recording Length: 1:06:01
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