A knowledge broker is an organization or individual that translates and disseminates esearch findings to working professionals (Konijnendijk 2004). Knowledge brokers participate in a variety of activities, including translating, spreading and...
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Wildland fire is a significant and growing threat to communities and natural resources on Hawai i and the U.S.- affiliated Pacific Islands, including Guam, American Samoa, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, the Republic of Palau, the...
California's ~129 million standing dead trees have altered fire risk near rural communities and spurred policy changes to incentivize woody biomass energy. Details on the biomass of recently dead trees can be helpful for informing strategies to...
Alaska Interagency Fall Fire Review | Thursday, October 13, 2016
Presenter: Jenn Jenkins
Alaska Interagency Fall Fire Review | Wedresday, October 12, 2016
Presenters: Peter Butteri, KT Pyne, Robert Ziel
Alaska Fire Science Consortium Workshop | Thursday, October 13, 2016
Presenter: Eric Kasischke
Alison York summarizes the plans from the NASA Arctic/Boreal Vulnerability Experiment relevant to fire managers.
Part of the Alaska Fire Science Consortium workshop, the presentation gave an overview of the available for use with a live demo through UAF Geographic Information Network of Alaska (GINA).
Unmanned Aircraft, commonly called “Drones,” are being used more and more for public safety, research, etc. Falling prices, rising capabilities, and a favorable regulatory framework are all fueling this growth. Let’s look at actual, real-world,...
The Joint Fire Science Program (JFSP) Fire Science Exchange Network is composed of 15 Exchanges that act as boundary organizations tasked with improving fire science use within their respective regions. A longitudinal survey conducted annually between...
The Joint Fire Science Program (JFSP) has released its 2019 Funding Opportunity Announcements (FOAs):
The Graduate Research Innovation (GRIN) announcement FA-FOA0019-001 has one task statement. Proposals must address one or more of the following topic areas:
- Fuels management and fire behavior
- Emissions and air quality
- Fire effects and post-fire recovery
- Relative impacts of prescribed fire versus wildfire
- Human dimensions of fire
The primary announcement FA-FOA0019-002 has two task statements:
- Effectiveness of fuel breaks and fuel break systems
- Reducing damages and losses to valued resources from wildfire
The Regional Fire Science Exchange announcement FA-FOA0019-003 has one task statement focused on leading and executing a regional fire science exchange in the following two regions:
- Great Plains
- Southern Rockies
Proposals for special sessions, workshops and trainings, oral and poster presentations, fire circles, and attached meetings are now being accepted.
Call for Special Sessions ~ Deadline April 1, 2019
Call for Workshops, Trainings, and Courses ~ Deadline April 1, 2019
Call for Oral and Poster Presentations ~ Deadline August 1, 2019 for Oral Presentations and August 30, 2019 for Poster Presentations
Call for Fire Circles ~ Deadline August 1, 2019
Call for Attached Meetings ~ Deadline August 30, 2019
The conference theme is "Fuels of Today - Fire Behavior of Tomorrow" Understanding Fire Behavior and Fuels for Sound Decision Making and Effective Management
This conference will provide government and nongovernment professionals at all levels a...
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...
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.
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...
Sponsored by Southwest Fire Science Consortium
Presented by Mike Fontenot, Sky Fire Services
Unmanned Aircraft, commonly called "Drones," are being used more and more for...
The Conference aims to provide an up to date on the developments in forest fire science and technology and an opportunity to meet persons and institutions, to promote international cooperation in this research and management area.
The scope of...
Sponsored by the Southwest Fire Science Consortium
Presented by William Toombs and Keith Weber, GIS Training and Research Center, Idaho State University
Sponsored by the Lake States Fire Science Consortium
USGS Earth Resources Observation and Science...
The theme of this year's conference is "Empowerment through Applied Science." Land managers and practitioners apply information from scientists and provide the bridge from raw science to applied science. This bridge provides the opportunity for testing...
The 2017 AFE International Fire Congress will offer an exciting blend of learning opportunities for fire managers, natural resource professionals, policy and administrative leaders, and the academic and research community. Presentations will feature...
Sponsored by the Pacific Fire Exchange
Presented by Matthew Lucas, a Master of Science graduate of the Natural Resource and Environmental Management Dept at University of Hawaii at Manoa. His specialty is GIS, remote sensing, and landscape...
Presented by Christine Waigl
Presented by Joshua Picotte, Fire Specialist, ASRC Federal InuTeq, contractor to USGS EROS
Landsat 7 ETM+ data became free to the public nine years ago on October 1, 2008. A year later, the entire Landsat archive became freely available. The...
Annual Alaska Wildland Fire Coordinating Group (AWFCG) Interagency Fall Fire Review