Fire Season

Fire Season

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Aim: Over the past several decades, wildfires have become larger, more frequent, and/or more severe in many areas. Simultaneously, anthropogenic ignitions are steadily growing. We have little understanding of how increasing anthropogenic ignitions are...
Person: Cattau, Wessman, Mahood, Balch
Year: 2020
Type: Document

Fire activity has a huge impact on human lives. Different models have been proposed to predict fire activity, which can be classified into global and regional ones. Global fire models focus on longer timescale simulations and can be very complex. Regional...
Person: Ferreira, Vega-Oliveros, Zhao, Cardoso, Macau
Year: 2020
Type: Document

Matt Jolly, Research Ecologist (USDA Forest Service Rocky Mountain Research Station) will present the structure and function of the current version of the US National Fire Danger Rating System, NFDRS2016. He will show how this system can be used to...
Person: Jolly
Year: 2020
Type: Media

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

Over the last several decades in forest and woodland ecosystems of the southwestern United States, wildfire size and severity have increased, thereby increasing the vulnerability of these systems to type conversions, invasive species, and other...
Person: Mueller, Thode, Margolis, Yocom, Young, Iniguez
Year: 2020
Type: Document

Overall, drought conditions had improved across the Southern Area Geographic Area over the past two years. During the spring of 2015 drought conditions began establishing across Southern Appalachian mountain states and steadily spread and increased in...
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Year: 2019
Type: Document

With increases in the severity and duration of fire seasons, wildland firefighters are working longer shifts all across the west and are experiencing increased fatigue. In this webinar, Randy Brooks presented results from a survey of more than 400...
Person: Keville
Year: 2019
Type: Media

Vegetation fires are an important process in the Earth system. Fire intensity locally impacts fuel consumption, damage to the vegetation, chemical composition of fire emissions and also how fires spread across landscapes. It has been observed that fire...
Person: Laurent, Mouillot, Moreno, Yue, Ciais
Year: 2019
Type: Document

This report is the sixth in a series of annual overviews available from the Southwest Fire Science Consortium and the Ecological Restoration Institute. The goal of this overview is to provide a concise summary of the fire season and to facilitate...
Person: Lynch, Evans
Year: 2019
Type: Document

Presented by Dan McEvoy, Desert Research Institute and Western Regional Climate Center, Reno, NVDespite a clear link between drought and wildfire, there is currently a lack of information for stakeholders at the regional and local levels for improved...
Person: McEvoy
Year: 2019
Type: Media