Sign Up for Emails:

    Join the Alaska Consortium

    Connect with us:

    Wordpress_32x32.jpgRSS_32.jpgTwitter_32.jpgEmail_32.jpg FB_32.png

    Fire Science News & Highlights

    Tuesday, April 28, 2015
    Training modules on using the Wildland Fire Decision Support System (WFFDSS) in Alaska are now available on the AFSC website.  Find a video, from 5 to 30 minutes long, on the section you’re interested in or download a step-by-step annotated &he…
    Wednesday, April 22, 2015
    Eric Miller, BLM Alaska Fire Service Fire Ecologist, assists with a lot of prescribed burns on military training ranges in Alaska where the primary fuel is standing dead grass (photo) and this question was often on his mind. He found … Continue rea…
    Monday, March 30, 2015
    2015 Spring Alaska Fire Science Workshop Wed, April 1 Wedgewood Resort Garden Room Open House 9:30 am – 1:00 pm Presentations 1:00 – 5:00 pm This is a busy week for fire managers, with IMT, FMO, AA meetings, plus M581 … Continue reading…
    Friday, March 20, 2015
    Late last year, Rick Thoman, NWS Climate Scientist in Fairbanks, predicted a warm winter for most of Alaska at his December 2014 NWS Webinar.  That forecast worked out pretty well, with Dec-Jan-Feb temperatures well above normal for that period all &…
    Friday, March 13, 2015
    On the surface Alaska fire management and boreal ecosystem carbon studies have little in common.  But a deeper look reveals the connections between them.  Carbon scientists in the last decade have become increasingly interested in fire effects o…

    AFSC Features



    Alaska WFDSS Training Videos!

    Step-by-step videos and downloadable instructions and tips on using Wildland Fire Decision Support System in Alaska


    Fire Research Needs

    See Alaskan research priorities straight from managers and practitioners.


    Monthly Newsletter

    Sign up HERE to receive email newsletters and other notices.

    Newsletter Archive >>


    Fuel Moisture Sampling in Alaska

    Get out and sample. Use these guides for DuffDead Grass  and  Live Fuel (Woody & Foliar)  moistures.

    Get Adobe Reader