Global Wildland Fire Season Severity in the 21st Century
Document Type: Fact Sheet / Brief / Bulletin
Author(s): Randi R. Jandt
Publication Year: 2013

Cataloging Information

  • CFFDRS - Canadian Forest Fire Danger Rating System
  • climate change
  • fire severity
  • forecast fire season
  • global warming
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Record Last Modified: April 25, 2019
FRAMES Record Number: 14871


A 1-page research brief summarizes a recently published article by Canadian fire scientist Mike Flannigan of the University of Alberta. Dr. Flannigan is well-known in Alaska fire management circles due to his contributions to boreal forest wildfire studies and the Canadian large fire database. This 2013 article describes the use of component indices of the Canadian Fuels Danger Rating System to forecast future changes in fire season severity world-wide.

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Link to this document (179 KB; pdf)
Jandt, Randi R. 2013. Global Wildland Fire Season Severity in the 21st Century. AFSC Research Brief 2013-3. Fairbanks, AK: Alaska Fire Science Consortium. 1 p.