2022 Alaska Interagency Spring Operations Meeting (Online Only)

Description

The Alaska Wildland Fire Coordinating Group (AWFCG) will convene the 2022 Spring Operations meeting online only the week of March 21-25. The complete agenda is attached below with connection information. The meeting is open, and registration is not required. 

Find the link to the meeting within the agenda here

  • Mon through Wed morning: planning sessions for the Alaska Incident Management Teams (IMT),
  • Wed afternoon through Fri: sessions for Agency Administrators and Fire Management Officers (AA/FMO)

Fire science content organized by the Alaska Fire Science Consortium (AFSC) will be coordinated with related management discussions during the AA/FMO sessions, including:

Wed, March 23: focus on fire weather and climate
1515  Welcome and Introductions, AFSC news and updates (Alison York, Mitch Burgard, Sarah Trainor, AFSC) 
1530  Fire Weather, Predictive Services, Seasonal Outlooks (Heidi Strader, Eric Stevens, Chris Moore, AICC)
1600  BUI Forecast for fire season 2022 (Cece Borries-Strigle, UAF)
1620  Lightning Projects (Uma Bhatt, UAF)
1640  Fire and Climate: AK CASC post-doctoral fellowships (Chris Waigl, Adam Young, UAF)

Thurs, March 24: science you can use
0945  News you can use (Randi Jandt, AFSC)
1030  GIS and Alaska Known Sites Update (Jennifer Jenkins, GIS and Data management committee)
1100  Shovel Creek Story map (Zav Grabinski, AFSC)

Fri, March 25: focus on fuels 
1300  Fuels, RX, and Prevention (Darren Finley, Casey Boespflug, Beth Ipsen, Dan Govoni, Fuels and Wildland Fire Prev/Educ committee)
1345  Statewide exposure metric (Jen Schmidt, UAA, Chris Moore, AICC)
1425  AK Geospatial Council Vegetation Maps (Timm Nawrocki, AGC, Lisa Saperstein, FWS)

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Location: Online only
Contact Name: Alison D York
Contact E-mail: ayork@alaska.edu

Date(s)

Mar 21, 2022 (All day) to Mar 25, 2022 (All day)
AKDT

Categories

Type:

Webinars, Seminars and Presentations

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