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Interagency Fuel Treatment Decision Support System Workshop
Feb 6, 2020 8:30 am to 5:00 pm EST
IFTDSS is a simple and intuitive interface that provides the ability to model fire behavior across an area of interest under a variety of weather conditions and easily generate downloadable maps, graphs, and tables of model results. IFTDSS hosts a...

Webinar - Effects of Scale on Remote Sensing Assessments of Burn Severity in a Ponderosa Pine Forest
Feb 4, 2020 1:00 pm PST
Sponsored by the Northwest Fire Science ConsortiumPresented by Jessie Dodge, University of IdahoThis study sought to evaluate the effect of spatial scale in remotely assessing ground cover components measured one-year after the 2007 Egley Fire Complex of...

Webinar - FlamMap 6.0
Jan 22, 2020 11:00 am MST
Hosted by the Northern Rockies Fire Science NetworkPresented by Chuck McHugh, Fire Spatial Analyst with the USDA Forest Service Rocky Mountain Research StationThis webinar will provide an introduction and overview of the FlamMap modeling system and its...

Webinar - The North American Wildland Fuels Database (NAWFD): Improved Information on Fuel Loading for Fire and Smoke Modeling in Research and Operations
Dec 3, 2019 11:00 am AKST
Presented by Nancy HF French, Susan Prichard, Maureen Kennedy, and Michael BillmireMichigan Tech Research Institute and University of WashingtonThe JFSP has supported the development of a new resource for defining fuel loading across the variable...

Dissertation Defense: Spatio-Temporal Variability of Wildfires and Their Climate Drivers from Continental to Global Scale
Nov 22, 2019 1:00 pm PST
Maria Zubkova, doctoral candidate in Natural Resources at the University of Idaho, will defend her dissertation.Major Professor: Dr. Luigi Boschetti

8th International Fire Ecology and Management Congress
Nov 18, 2019 12:00 am to Nov 22, 2019 11:00 pm MST
Join the Association for Fire Ecology and the Southwest Fire Science Consortium for the 8th International Fire Ecology and Management Congress. The Congress will expand the ecological concept of pyrodiversity to explore interconnectedness among a variety...

Seminar - Land Surface Modeling and Assimilation of SMAP Soil Moisture
Nov 7, 2019 3:00 pm AKST
Presented by Dr. Clay Blankenship, Universities Space Research Association (USRA)/NASA Short-Term Prediction Research and Transition (SPORT)Soil moisture is a critical variable for agriculture and for predicting fire risk, and monitoring drought and...

Webinar - New Product Release: LANDFIRE Remap in California
Nov 4, 2019 12:00 pm PST
Sponsor: California Fire Science ConsortiumPresenters: The Nature Conservancy’s LANDFIRE Team members Kori Blankenship, Fire Ecologist, and Jim Smith, LF Program Lead.This webinar will focus on LANDFIRE Remap products in the Southwest U.S...

3rd Annual National Cohesive Wildland Fire Management Strategy Workshop
Oct 21, 2019 (All day) to Oct 24, 2019 (All day) EDT
The International Association of Wildland Fire is presenting this workshop in partnership with the Wildland Fire Leadership Council (WFLC) and the Western, Southeast and Northeast Regional Strategy Committees.

Webinar - Contributions of Fire Refugia to Resilient Ponderosa Pine and Dry Mixed-conifer Forest Landscapes
Oct 16, 2019 12:00 pm MDT
Presenter: Jonathan Coop, Western Colorado UniversityIn western North America, ponderosa pine and dry mixed-conifer forest types appear increasingly vulnerable to wildfire-catalyzed conversion to alternate and non-forest vegetation types. However,...

Webinar - Southwest LANDFIRE update (LF GeoArea: NV, UT, AZ, NM, CO, CA)
Oct 9, 2019 12:00 pm MDT
Sponsor: Southwest Fire Science ConsortiumPresenters: Jim Smith and Kori Blankenship, The Nature ConservancyThis webinar will focus on LANDFIRE Remap products in LF’s Southwest GeoArea: Nevada, Utah, and Arizona, and sections of New...

AWFCG Fall Fire Review
Oct 7, 2019 (All day) to Oct 11, 2019 (All day) AKDT
The theme for the 2019 Alaska Wildland Fire Coordinating Group Interagency Fall Fire Review is "Transitions And What’s Next – Information Gathering Is Rapidly Changing, Are We Changing How We Plan For And Respond To Fires?"See the...

Webinar - Collecting, Mapping, Analyzing, and Communicating Location-based Data and Story Maps
Sep 26, 2019 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm PDT
Use modern web-based geotechnologies to collect, map, spatially analyze, and explain the results of your work to others. These tools include Survey123, ArcGIS Online, Operations Dashboards, and story maps. Join geographer and educator Joseph Kerski for...

Webinar - FY20 USGS Community for Data Integration RFP Process
Sep 18, 2019 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm EDT
This webinar will provide information about the USGS Community for Data Integration (CDI), the two phased Request For Proposals process for FY20, community voting, and the evaluation criteria used to select proposals. This valuable insight will increase...

Sonoran FireAdapt Workshop
Jun 20, 2019 9:00 am to 3:00 pm MDT
The workshop will be an opportunity to discuss fire adaptation across organizations, explore data developed for the project in-depth, and discuss current and future fire management research and collaboration needs in the Sonoran desert.If you have any...

Minnesota Wildfire Academy 2019
Jun 3, 2019 (All day) to Jun 7, 2019 (All day) CDT
The Minnesota Incident Command System (MNICS) uses the Incident Command System (ICS) to coordinate the weeklong Wildfire Academy. Under the ICS structure, the MNICS Incident Management Team (IMT) works closely with 2019 Minnesota Wildfire Academy...

Dissertation Defense: Reconstruction of the Stand-Level Disturbance History of a Temperate Coniferous Forest Using LiDAR Data and Geographic Object-Based Image Analysis (GEOBIA)
May 31, 2019 11:00 am PDT
PhD Candidate: Nuria Sanchez Lopez, University of Idaho, College of Natural ResourcesMajor Professor: Dr. Luigi Boschetti

Drone Tools Workshop: Vegetation Mapping in the Urban-Wildland Interface
May 31, 2019 (All day) to Jun 1, 2019 (All day) PDT
In light of recent devastating wildfires in California, many public agencies, municipalities and land owners are actively pursuing new tools for vegetation management and fuel-load monitoring, particularly in the urban-wildland interface where the...

Webinar - Sonoran FireAdapt Project
May 30, 2019 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm MDT
Sponsor: Southwest Fire Science ConsortiumPresenter: Clare Aslan, Northern Arizona UniversityArizona’s Sonoran Desert is home to unique species, sites of immense cultural and historical value, and more than 5 million people. This sensitive region...

Webinar - Understanding Northern Latitude Vegetation Greening and Browning
May 14, 2019 11:00 am AKDT
The Polar Research Board, in collaboration with the Board on Life Sciences of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine, convened a workshop in December 2018 to discuss vegetation greening and browning in tundra and boreal ecosystems...

6th International Fire Behavior and Fuels Conference
Apr 29, 2019 12:00 am to May 3, 2019 11:00 pm Time Zone Not Indicated
The conference theme is "Fuels of Today - Fire Behavior of Tomorrow" Understanding Fire Behavior and Fuels for Sound Decision Making and Effective ManagementThis conference will provide government and nongovernment professionals at all levels a...

Webinar - Mapping Burned Areas from the Landsat Archive: A New Way of Monitoring of Fire Occurrence Across the United States, and a Southern Example for Fire Management Applications
Apr 24, 2019 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm EDT
Presenters:Todd Hawbaker, Ph.D., US Geological Survey, Denver, COCasey Teske, Ph.D., Tall Timbers Research Station, Tallahassee, FLWebinar Description:Complete and accurate burned area data are needed to document patterns of fires, to quantify...

Molokai Vegetative Fuels Management Collaborative Action Planning and Mapping Workshop
Apr 2, 2019 8:00 am to 2:00 pm HST
Join the broader community of Molokaʻi professionals dealing with wildfire threats and impacts for a facilitated conversation about next step hazard reduction priorities and projects.During the action planning portion of the workshop, participants will:...

2019 LANDFIRE Fuel Calibrations for the NE/MW Risk Assessment
Mar 21, 2019 (All day) to Mar 22, 2019 (All day) CDT
Three Northeast-Midwest Regional LANDFIRE Fuels Calibration workshops are being held (in Albany, NY, Martinsville, IN, and Milwaukee, WI) in conjunction with the USFS Region 9 risk assessment and LANDFIRE Remap. For the ongoing wildfire risk assessment...

2019 LANDFIRE Fuel Calibrations for the NE/MW Risk Assessment
Mar 18, 2019 (All day) to Mar 19, 2019 (All day) EDT
Three Northeast-Midwest Regional LANDFIRE Fuels Calibration workshops are being held (in Albany, NY, Martinsville, IN, and Milwaukee, WI) in conjunction with the USFS Region 9 risk assessment and LANDFIRE Remap. For the ongoing wildfire risk assessment...