Prescribed Fire

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The dramatic increase in the number of uncontrollable wildfires in the United States has become an important policy issue as they threaten valuable forests and human property. The derived stochastic dynamic model of this study is capable of determining...
Person: Al Abri, Grogan
Year: 2020
Type: Document

The combined effects of long-term fire suppression, logging, and overgrazing have negatively impacted many southwestern U.S. forests, resulting in decreased habitat quality for wildlife, and more frequent and severe wildfires. In response, land management...
Person: Bard, Cain
Year: 2020
Type: Document

The relationship between wildland fire spread rate and wind has been a topic of study for over a century, but few laboratory studies report measurements in controlled winds exceeding 5 m s−1. In this study, measurements of fire rate of...
Person: Butler, Quarles, Standohar-Alfano, Morrison, Jimenez, Sopko, Wold, Bradshaw, Atwood, Landon, O'Brien, Hornsby, Wagenbrenner, Page
Year: 2020
Type: Document

Wildland-Urban Interface (WUI) fires, a worldwide problem, are gaining more importance over time due to climate change and increased urbanization in WUI areas. Some jurisdictions have provided standards, codes and guidelines, which may greatly help...
Person: Intini, Ronchi, Gwynne, Bénichou
Year: 2020
Type: Document

Satellite-based active fire data provide indispensable information for monitoring global fire activity and understanding its impacts on climate and air quality. Yet the limited spatiotemporal sampling capacities of current satellites result in...
Person: Li, Zhang, Kondragunta, Schmidt, Holmes
Year: 2020
Type: Document

Coupled fire-atmospheric modeling tools are increasingly used to understand the complex and dynamic behavior of wildland fires. Multiple research tools linking combustion to fluid flow use Navier-Stokes numerical solutions coupled to a thermodynamic model...
Person: Linn, Goodrick, Brambilla, Brown, Middleton, O'Brien, Hiers
Year: 2020
Type: Document

Piñon-juniper vegetation types, including juniper woodland and savannah, piñon-juniper, and piñon woodland, cover approximately 40 million ha in the western United States, where they provide ecosystem services, wildlife habitat, and cultural and aesthetic...
Person: Malcolm, Dykstra, Johnson, Lightfoot, Muldavin, Ramsey
Year: 2020
Type: Document

Wildfire is one of the most contentious subjects affecting land managers, land owners, and the public. As a contagious process, the social, political, and ecological ramifications of wildfire response and eventual fire outcomes are not limited to where...
Person: O'Connor
Year: 2020
Type: Media

Aerial Thermal Infrared (TIR) imagery has demonstrated tremendous potential to monitor active forest fires and acquire detailed information about fire behavior. However, aerial video is usually unstable and requires inter-frame registration before further...
Person: Valero, Verstockt, Mata, Jimenez, Queen, Rios, Pastor, Planas
Year: 2020
Type: Document

The impact of smoke on human health is a factor that is taken into account when forest managers are planning prescribed burns. David Weise, a research forester with the U.S. Forest Service Pacific Southwest Research Station, explains how research seeks to...
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Year: 2019
Type: Media