Bringing Prescribed Fire to the Southwest - A Live Fuels Perspective for Improved Fire Prediction LANL CSES-RR-IPD Workshop


Format: 3-day WebEx workshop, 2h/day comprising 3-5min. lightning presentations followed by breakout discussions and follow-on writing sessions
Outcomes: Collaboration, Review paper (submission May 2021)

Day 1: Jan 12, 12-2pm MST

Session 1: Prescribed Fire
Practice and challenges, science needs to meet management objectives in SW forests
Session 2: Physiological controls of live fuel flammability
State of art, knowledge gaps, application to Rx fire management
Role of live fuel dynamics in Rx fire planning and management: Priority observations
Day 2: Jan 13, 12-2pm MST
Session 3: Fire ecology process modeling

State of art, opportunities for incorporating vegetation physiology
Session 4: Fire behavior modeling
State of art, opportunities for incorporating ecological process
Framework for model-observation integration 
Day 3: Jan 14, 12-2pm MST
Session 5: Remote Sensing

Toward real-time, high-throughput physiological indices for model ingest
Session 6: Application Space
Identifying paths forward
Manuscript Brainstorming

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Meeting number (access code): 177 779 1737
Meeting password: Px37iAqFbt2 

Contact Turin Dickman with any questions about this workshop!