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In 1998, the Joint Fire Science Program (JFSP) was statutorily authorized as a joint partnership between the U.S. Department of the Interior and the U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service. The program provides leadership to the wildland fire...

Person: Gucker
Year: 2019
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

Sometime in late June, if all goes to plan, a helicopter will hover above a thickly forested slope in Utah and set it ablaze. The goal is to clear out dead conifer trees to allow quaking aspen (Populus tremuloides) to regain a foothold in this high-...

Person: Witze
Year: 2019
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

Adam Terando will review the results of a collaborative project with Dr. John Kupfer of the University of South Carolina and Kevin Hiers of Tall Timbers Reserach station. Wildfires are a focus for many studies seeking to define risks associated with...

Person: Terando
Year: 2019
Type: Media
Source: FRAMES

From the Alaska Climate Change Adaption Series.

Wildfires are a natural part of the boreal ecosystem. Wildfires help maintain vegetation diversity, providing suitable habitats for wildlife, but wildfires can also present a threat to human values...

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Year: 2018
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

Forests have a prominent role in carbon sequestration and storage. Climate change and anthropogenic forcing have altered the dominant characteristics of some forested ecosystems through changes to their disturbance regimes, particularly fire....

Person: Flanagan, Bhotika, Hawley, Starr, Wiesner, Hiers, O'Brien, Goodrick, Callaham, Scheller, Klepzig, Taylor, Loudermilk
Year: 2019
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

These data include time lapse JPEG and CR2 format photographs, taken every 5 seconds, as well as MTS videos from burns of the 2012 Prescribed Fire Combustion and Atmospheric Dynamics Research Experiment (RxCADRE) at Eglin Air Force Base, Florida....

Person: Potter, Krull, Larkin, Moore, O'Neill, Rorig, Strand
Year: 2018
Type: Data
Source: FRAMES

Wildfires are getting larger, burning hotter and becoming increasingly unpredictable, devastating plant and animal species. Now, researchers are studying how these blazes affect the tiniest of forest organisms — including bacteria and fungi — and...

Person: Leman
Year: 2019
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

Millions of acres of fuels reduction treatments are being implemented each year in the fire adapted forests of the US. Typical these fuel reduction treatments target small diameter trees for removal producing large amounts of unmerchantable woody...

Person: Evans
Year: 2018
Type: Media
Source: FRAMES

Fire in California’s Ecosystems describes fire in detail—both as an integral natural process in the California landscape and as a growing threat to urban and suburban developments in the state. Written by many of the foremost authorities on the subject...

Person: van Wagtendonk, Sugihara, Stephens, Thode, Shaffer, Fites-Kaufman
Year: 2018
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

'Painting, architecture, politics, even gardening and golf-all have their critics and commentators,' observes Stephen Pyne. 'Fire does not.' Aside from news reports on fire disasters, most writing about fire appears in government reports and scientific...

Person: Pyne
Year: 2003
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES