Webinar - Developing a Social Vulnerability Index for Wildfire Risk in Oregon

Description

Presenters:

  • Caitlyn Reilley, Research Assistant, Department of Forest Engineering, Resources, and Management, Oregon State College of Forestry 
  • Mindy Crandall, Assistant Professor, Department of Forest Engineering, Resources, and Management, Oregon State College of Forestry 

This webinar will describe the development of a Social Vulnerability Index (SVI) for Oregon and its incorporation into the Wildfire Risk Explorer tool mandated through SB 762. We will present an overview of social vulnerability and how it is measured, along with information on reliability, strengths, and limitations of SV indices and maps. We will also walk through the SVI tool within the Oregon Wildfire Risk Explorer and provide time for questions and answers.

This webinar is the first in the Equity and Environmental Justice Webinar Series

Sponsors: Northwest Fire Science Consortium Oregon State University Extension Fire Program

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Date(s)

Jul 26, 2022 10:00 am to 11:00 am
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