2020 Alaska Interagency Fall Fire Review


The Alaska Wildland Fire Coordinating Group will convene the Interagency Fall Fire Review October 19-23 as an online conference. AFSC will present a short online workshop October 21st from 8:30 - 10:30 am followed by additional online fire science content in the weeks following.

Recorded Sessions:

Alaska Fire Numbers 2020 - GaBriella Branson, Alaska Interagency Coordination Center 

Predictive Services 2020 Recap - Heidi Strader, Alaska Interagency Coordination Center 

Evaluation of the 2020 AK01W Seasonal Outlook - Cecelia Borries-Strigle, University of Alaska Fairbanks

Risk Based Decision Support Tools - Chris Moore, Alaska Interagency Coordination Center 

Interagency Fuels Planning Project - Jennifer Jenkins, Casey Boespflug, Jen Schmidt, BLM: AFS, BLM: AFS, University of Alaska Anchorage

ADEC Smoke Reporting Issues 2020 - Paul Goodfellow, Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation

Keynote: Ninilchik Traditional Council - Darrel Williams, Ninilchik Traditional Council

-Alaska Fire Science Workshop:

Welcome and AFSC Updates - Sarah Trainor, Alison York, and Zav Grabinski, AFSC 

Overwintering fires in Boreal North America - R. Scholten, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam

When Does a Lightning Strike Start a Fire in Alaska? - T. Hessilt, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam

Fire Occurrence Prediction – An Example from British Columbia  - Steve Taylor, Canadian Forest Service

McKinley Fire Video: Rebuilding and Lessons Learned - Jen Schmidt, University of Alaska Anchorage

Location: Online Only


Oct 19, 2020 (All day) to Oct 25, 2020 (All day)

Related Event(s)

2020 AFSC Fall Fire Science Workshop
Oct 21, 2020 8:30 am AKDT



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