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Our study aimed to integrate remote sensing, spatial analysis, and field data to understand the vulnerability and resiliency of peatlands and uplands to wildfire across the southern Northwest Territories study area where peatlands are abundant,...

Person: Bourgeau-Chavez, Graham, Battaglia, Kane, French, Grelik, Krezek-Hanes
Year: 2019
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

Prescribed fire can result in significant benefits to ecosystems and society. Examples include improved wildlife habitat, enhanced biodiversity, reduced threat of destructive wildfire, and enhanced ecosystem resilience. Prescribed fire can also come...

Person: Hunter, Robles
Year: 2020
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

The Fire Continuum Conference, co-sponsored by the Association for Fire Ecology and the International Association of Wildland Fire, was designed to cover both the biophysical and human dimensions aspects of fire along the fire continuum. This...

Person: Hood, Drury, Steelman, Steffens
Year: 2020
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

This webinar will provide an introduction to the fundamental concepts of ecology and practice related to prescribed fire in the Southeastern U.S. This webinar is intended to provide non-practitioners with information regarding the “how” and “why” of...

Person: Robertson
Year: 2020
Type: Media
Source: FRAMES

The Forest Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, is exploring options to modernize 19 land management plans in the Bioregional Assessment (BioA) area (figures Intro-1 and Intro-2). The 19 plans include all those in the Northwest Forest Plan...

Person: Moore, Casamassa
Year: 2020
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

The destructive wildfires that occurred recently in the western US starkly foreshadow the possible future of forest ecosystems and human communities in the region. With increases in the area burned by severe wildfire in seasonally dry forests expected...

Person: Stephens, Westerling, Hurteau, Peery, Schultz, Thompson
Year: 2020
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

Recently and historically the majority of wildland fire science funding and research have focused on addressing questions associated with managing and responding to uncontrolled wildfires. Across the world there exists a strong demand for new science...

Person: Varner
Year: 2020
Type: Media
Source: FRAMES

With multiple agencies/entities, groups and task forces all working to find solutions for operational concerns surrounding the coronavirus pandemic, the need for a space to share information is apparent. This forum serves as a platform to ask questions...

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Type: Website
Source: FRAMES

Wildland fire incident management activities create an ideal environment for the transmission of infectious diseases: high-density living and working conditions, lack of access to and use of soap and sanitizers, and a transient workforce. These and...

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Type: Website
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Four conditions are necessary for fire to assume ecological importance: 1) an accumulation of organic matter, i.e. fuel either herbaceous or woody, sufficient enough to burn; 2) dry weather conditions to render the material combustible; 3) a landscape...

Person: Bidwell, Weir, Carlson, Masters, Engle
Year: 2018
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES