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Wildland fire characteristics, such as area burned, number of large fires, burn intensity, and fire season duration, have increased steadily over the past 30 years, resulting in substantial increases in the costs of suppressing fires and managing...

Person: Steblein, Miller
Year: 2019
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

The following list of fire research topics and questions were generated by personnel from agencies and organizations within AWFCG during 2014 Fall Fire Review and through other solicitations. The topics were initially ranked by the AWFCG Fire Research...

Person: York
Year: 2014
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

The following list of research topics was generated by agencies within AWFCG during 2005.  The topics were ranked originally by the AWFCG Fire Research and Development Committee (FRDAC) and finally by the AWFCG members.  Ranking was as follows:  3=...

Person: York
Year: 2005
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

Prescribed fire and wildfire in the Western US have long been critical ecological processes used by humans, specifically Native Americans, to manage the plant species, insects, and diseases present in a landscape. However, policies of fire suppression...

Person: Lopez, Frederick, Navarro
Year: 2019
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

Background: An important consequence of wildland fire is the production of ash, defined as a continuum of mineral to charred organic residues formed by the burning of wildland fuels. Ash may impact soil health depending on its elemental composition and...

Person: Quigley, Wildt, Sturtevant, Kolka, Dickinson, Kern, Donner, Miesel
Year: 2019
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

This presentation will share lessons learned by the Yurok Tribe's Air Quality Coordinator during the Summer of 2017 wildfire disaster response in Northwest California.

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

Ecological Restoration and Management of Longleaf Pine Forests is a timely synthesis of the current understanding of the natural dynamics and processes in longleaf pine ecosystems. This book beautifully illustrates how incorporation of basic ecosystem...

Person: Kirkman, Jack
Year: 2017
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

The increasing frequency of fires inhibits the estimation of carbon reserves in boreal forest ecosystems because fires release significant amounts of carbon into the atmosphere through combustion. However, less is known regarding the effects of...

Person: Xuedong, Hongyan, Yang, Ding, Jianjun
Year: 2018
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

Fire is a key ecological factor affecting plant dynamics. In the last few decades, fire occurrence in the Chaco region has increased noticeably, challenging the adaptive capacity of plants to regenerate after a fire. Broad‐leaved forb species have been...

Person: Arcamone, Jaureguiberry
Year: 2018
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES