Science Gaps, Modeling, and Efficacy of Fuel Breaks
Media Type: Webinar
  • Douglas J. Shinneman
    US Geological Survey, Forest and Rangeland Ecosystem Science Center
  • Russell A. Parsons
    US Forest Service, Missoula Fire Sciences Laboratory
  • Lisa M. Ellsworth
    Oregon State University
  • Claire Williams
    Oregon State University
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Host Agency:
  • Great Basin Fire Science Exchange
Date: April 7, 2021

Cataloging Information

  • animal community
  • constructed fuel break
  • ecological effects
  • efficacy
  • fire spread
  • fuel breaks
  • greater sage-grouse
  • knowledge gaps
  • plant communities
  • sagebrush
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Record Last Modified: April 13, 2021
FRAMES Record Number: 63101


Doug Shinneman, Research Ecologist with the USGS Forest and Rangeland Ecosystem Science Center will discuss fuel break science and data gaps and how we are addressing them; Russ Parsons, Research Ecologist with the US Forest Service will discuss current use of fire and fuels models; and Lisa Ellsworth, Fire Ecologist with Oregon State University (OSU) and Claire Williams, Student at OSU will discuss the SageSTEP project results on the most effective treatments for constructing fuel breaks.

Recording Length: 1:04:03
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