Hazard and Risk Portal

Definition: Hazard - A fuel complex defined by kind, arrangement, volume, condition, and location that forms a special threat of ignition and resistance to control. Risk - The chance of fire starting as determined by the presence and activity of causative agents.
(National Wildfire Coordinating Group/Fire Research And Management Exchange System)

The hazard and risk topic page contains resources related to the study of hazards associated with wildland fire in the environment as well as risk management and risk assessment.

Upcoming Events

Alaska Spring Interagency Fire Operations Meeting
Wedgewood Resort
March 25, 2019 (All day) to March 29, 2019 (All day)

6th International Fire Behavior and Fuels Conference
Albuquerque, NM; Marseille France, and Sydney, Australia
April 29, 2019 12:00 am PDT to May 3, 2019 11:00 pm PDT