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Oct 9 2019 | 8:00am - 12:00pm AKST

Workshops, Trainings and Fieldtrips


Alison York

In association with the Alaska Wildland Fire Coordinating Group Interagency Fall Fire Review


Presentations from the Fall Fire Science Workshop:


EPSCoR Boreal Fires Update Uma Bhatt, University of Alaska Fairbanks

Management of Boreal Wildfires for Climate Mitigation Carly Phillips and Molly Elder, Woods Hole Research Center and Tufts University

Utilizing Multi-Satellite Precipitation Estimates for Fire Weather Applications Taylor McCorkle, University of Utah

The Hot-Dry-Windy Index, Underlying Concepts and Application to Alaska Wildland Fires Jay Charney, USDA Forest Service

Introduction: is Wildfire Behavior Evolving in Alaska’s Boreal Forest? Randi Jandt, Alaska Fire Science Consortium

Fire Self-Regulation, Evaluating the Current State of Understanding from Published Studies Jill Johnstone, University of Saskatchewan

Recent Findings on Forest Composition Changes in Alaska, Canada and Observations on Burn Probability Brendan Rogers, Woods Hole Research Center

Trends in Reburns in Alaska Jennifer Barnes, National Park Service

Panel Discussion for Managers to Share and Discuss their Recent Observations, Interpretations, and Responses Moderated by Chris Moore, BLM AFS


Presentations from Fall Fire Review: 


Alaska Fire Season 2019 Gabriella Branson, Alaska Interagency Coordination Center

Alaska Fire and Fuels: A Data and Display Solution Willie Branson, BLM Alaska Fire Service

Polar Satellite Data from Direct Broadcast in Action in Alaska Pete Hickman, Geographic Information Network of Alaska

Predictive Services AKFF Reliability, Forecast Precipitation Snowmelt Tool, Notable Weather Events, IMERG Remote Precipitation Observation Technology Heidi Strader, National Park Service

August Wind Event Spot Forecasts, Fire Weather Planning Benjamin Bartos, National Weather Service

2019 Air Quality Wildland Fire Season Mark Smith, Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation

Remote Sensing of Wildland Fire Jenn Jenkins and Robert 'Zeke' Ziel, Alaska Fire Service & Alaska Fire Science Consortium

Regions: Alaska