Biomass mapping is used in variety of applications including carbon assessments, emission inventories, and wildland fire and fuel planning. Single values are often applied to individual pixels to represent biomass of classified vegetation, but each...
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A joint U.S. Forest Service (USFS)–NASA Applications Workshop took place April 29–May 2, 2019. The USFS hosted the meeting at its Geospatial Technology and Applications Center (GTAC) in Salt Lake City, UT. This unique collaborative venture bought...
This webinar provided an introduction and overview of the FlamMap modeling system and its capabilities. FlamMap is a fire analysis desktop application that runs in a 64-bit Windows Operating System environment. The FlamMap fire mapping and analysis...
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...
Trends in regional fire cycles for Alaska, 1943-2016, were analyzed by Thomas Paragi, Alaska Department of Fish & Game, Maija Wehmas, Alaska Fire Science Consortium, and David Verbyla, University of Alaska Fairbanks
A demonstration of the Landscape Burn Probability in IFTDSS.
Powerpoint talk 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...
The Advanced Fire Environment Learning Unit (AFELU) will host three speakers to talk about Predictive Services comparison tools (Robert Ziel, Alaska Fire Science Consortium), predicting fire behavior in Alaska (Chris Moore, Alaska Fire Service), and...
Current and future development of IFTDSS and a demonstration of the Map Values feature that was added in Version 126.96.36.199.
Tundra fires are projected to increase with anthropogenic climate change, yet our ability to assess key wildfire metrics such as fire severity remains limited. The Normalized Burn Ratio (NBR) is the most commonly applied index for fire severity mapping...
This position is located with Bureau of Indian Affairs, Office of Trust Services Location Negotiable After Selection, United States. Summer work locations and duties vary and are designed to provide hands on experience and training. Upon successful completion of the Pathways Internship Program, students may be non-competitively placed into career-conditional positions within the BIA.
As a Student Trainee (Pathways), you will serve in a developmental role to gain experience by working with higher graded employees/specialists in support of the mission of the BIA and will receive both formal and on-the-job training to develop the required knowledge and skill to successfully perform the duties of the position pertaining to the functions and operations of the organization and the specialty area, with an emphasis on the oversight, protection, management and utilization of federal Indian trust or restricted lands, such as assembling data, consolidating and preparing reports, gathering and analyzing requested information for a variety of projects, providing information to others and following up to assure completion. Receive other developmental assignments to broaden the student's knowledge of the BIA activities in related program areas and assist the student in acquiring the competencies of a target position.
Internship work assignment opportunities are based on BIA needs. Under this announcement, real estate services, land titles and records, minerals and energy, and forestry management programs will be given priority consideration. However, selections may be made for other program areas, including for the following targeted positions:
- Natural Resources Management and Biological Sciences
- Rangeland or Agriculture Management
- Soil Conservation
- Civil Engineering
- Petroleum Engineering
- Legal Instruments Examining
- Irrigation System Operation
The full performance level of this position is GS-4. Identification of promotion potential in this announcement does not constitute a commitment or an obligation on the part of management to promote the employee selected at some future date. A career ladder promotion is at the discretion of management, and in no way guaranteed.
The Australian Citizen Science Association is conducting a Citizen Science Bushfire Response Project Audit to gather information on research projects that include bushfire/forest/wildfire as their focus and citizen science as part of their methodologies.
The University of Washington’s Forest Resilience Lab seeks to hire 1 Crew Leader and 3 Field Technicians for the summer of 2020 to work in the Colville National Forest in northeastern Washington. Work will include:
- Measuring and mapping of restoration-oriented forest management practices.
- Spatial pattern mapping of recently thinned stands.
- Collect inventory data for restoration prescriptions and monitoring.
Positions will start in late May or early June and last through August, 10 to 12 weeks, with the potential for continued work.
Application review will begin on Feb. 1, 2020.
Presenter: Dr. Luigi Boschetti - Professor of Remote Sensing, University of Idaho
Part of the University of Idaho, College of Natural Resources, Department of Forest, Rangeland and Fire Sciences' Spring 2020 Seminar Series.
Presenters: Randy Swaty, Ecologist, and Jim Smith, LF Program Lead, TNC-LANDFIRE
Sponsor: Lake States Fire Science Consortium
This webinar will inform participants about the new LANDFIRE Remap products, what has changed from previous...
This year’s symposium focuses on integrating the three pillars of the National Cohesive Wildland Fire Management Strategy: Resilient Landscapes, Fire-Adapted Communities, and Safe and Effective Wildfire Response. The Cohesive Strategy has withstood...
The IAFC's Wildland-Urban Interface (WUI) conference offers hands-on training and interactive sessions designed to address the challenges of wildland fire. If you're one of the many people responsible for protecting local forests or educating...
AFSC is working with the NASA Arctic-Boreal Vulnerability Experiment (ABoVE) to organize a hands-on workshop on using their data and products in operational...
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...
Sponsored by the Northwest Fire Science Consortium
Presented by Jessie Dodge, University of Idaho
This study sought to evaluate the effect of spatial scale in remotely assessing ground cover components measured one-year after the 2007...
Hosted by the Northern Rockies Fire Science Network
Presented by Chuck McHugh, Fire Spatial Analyst with the USDA Forest Service Rocky Mountain Research Station
This webinar will provide an introduction and overview of the FlamMap...
Presented by Nancy HF French, Susan Prichard, Maureen Kennedy, and Michael Billmire
Michigan Tech Research Institute and University of Washington
The JFSP has supported the development of a new resource for defining fuel loading across the...
Maria Zubkova, doctoral candidate in Natural Resources at the University of Idaho, will defend her dissertation.
Major Professor: Dr. Luigi Boschetti
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...
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...
Sponsor: California Fire Science Consortium
Presenters: 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...
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.
Presenter: Jonathan Coop, Western Colorado University
In 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....