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Type: Webinar
  • Richard L. Thoman Jr.
    National Weather Service
  • Gerald V. Frost
    Alaska Biological Research (ABR), Inc.
Host Agency:
  • Alaska Center for Climate Assessment and Policy (ACCAP)
  • Alaska Fire Science Consortium
Publication Date: November 15, 2022

The 2022 fire season in Alaska was unprecedented. Southwest Alaska experienced record-breaking fires that impacted local communities and challenged management resources. This webinar will review the weather, climate, and ecological factors that contributed to the severe wildfire season, with an in-depth look at the Southwest region. Additionally, this webinar will cover vegetation types and potential changes in the context of intensifying fire in Southwestern Alaska.

Recording Length: 1:00:21
Online Link(s):
Link to this recording (Streaming; vimeo)

Cataloging Information

  • 2022 fire season
  • fire intensity
  • fire severity
  • precipitation
  • temperature index
  • tundra fire
  • vegetation cover
  • vegetation types
  • wildfires
Record Last Modified:
Record Maintained By: FRAMES Staff (
FRAMES Record Number: 67606