2020 AFSC Fall Fire Science Workshop


AFSC will be presenting the 2020 Fall Fire Science Workshop Online in association with the Alaska Wildland Fire Coordinating Group Interagency Fall Fire Review (October 19-23).

If you attended the workshop please fill out a brief evaluation to help AFSC continue to improve:




October 21st, 2020

Agenda (click to watch video recording)

8:30 Welcome and AFSC updates - Sarah Trainor, Alison York, and Zav Grabinski, AFSC (15 min)

8:45 Overwintering fires in boreal North America - R. Scholten, R. Jandt, E. Miller, B. Rogers, S. Veraverbeke, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam

9:05 When does a lightning strike start a fire in Alaska? - T. Hessilt, G. van der Werf, R. Scholten, S. Veraverbeke, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam

9:25 Break

9:40 Fire Occurrence Prediction – An Example from British Columbia  - Steve Taylor, Canadian Forest Service

10:00 McKinley fire video - Jen Schmidt, UAA

10:15 Wrap up and Evaluation - Alison York, AFSC

10:30 Adjourn

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Oct 21, 2020 8:30 am

Related Event(s)

2020 Alaska Interagency Fall Fire Review
Oct 19, 2020 (All day) to Oct 25, 2020 (All day) AKDT



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