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    Fire Science News & Highlights

    Friday, November 13, 2015
    You might be surprised by the amount of collaboration between Alaska and Michigan-based scientists over the last 2 decades!  This has been a long-standing research relationship which has spawned many useful products–including Alaska’s fir…
    Wednesday, November 11, 2015
    NASA’s Arctic Boreal Vulnerability Study (ABoVE) has focused a research spotlight on Alaska & Canada this year.  In August, 2015, they announced 21 new projects funded for a multi-year field campaign designed to investigate the ecological a…
    Sunday, October 4, 2015
    A multi-decadal analysis of fire in Alaskan tundra ecotones was completed using records from the Alaska Large Fire Database and an analysis of future fire potential was performed based on future climate scenarios and the Canadian Fire Weather Indices (FWI…
    Tuesday, September 22, 2015
    From Science magazine 18 September issue: Reform forest fire management (1280.full) Wildfires burn science capacity (Science-2015-Topik-1263)
    Tuesday, July 7, 2015
    Here in interior Alaska a lot of us have been thinking about the potential for fire growth lately: as in how big could these fires actually get in 2015?  The graph below (thanks to Rick Thoman from the Alaska Climate … Continue reading →

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