Whether you were there or missed it, the presentations and recorded videos from the 2014 Canadian Forest Fire Danger Rating System Summit held in Fairbanks October 28-30th are worth reviewing. 2014. The workshop was a great opportunity to discuss fire risk indices and fire behavior applications in Alaska and to hear how fire managers in Canada, the Great Lakes States and around the world are using the Canadian Forest Fire Weather Index System. There were over 50 managers and scientists in attendance.
All of the presentations, handouts, and recordings from the 2012 Alaska Fire Science Workshop are available for viewing/download <HERE>
Click on any of the topics below to watch the recording:
- Alaska Fuel Moisture Sampling: What’s the Trend?
- The Art of Fire Exhibit
- Atmospheric Dispersion of Alaska Wildfire Pollutants as Predicted by the WFR-Chem Model and Observations
- Decision Support Toolbox: How to Make the Most of the Tools Available to You
- Fire Effects on Seedling Establishment Success Across Treeline: Implications for Future Tree Migration and Flammability in a Changing Climate
- AWFCG Fire Research Development and Application Committee Update
- Identifying Priority Management Needs in the Northwestern Interior Forest: NWIF LCC Update
- Natural Disturbance in Alaska: Implications for Wildfire and Property Values on the Kenai Peninsula
- Northern Spruce Engraver Beetle Management: Beetle Responses to Slash and Fire
The Alaska LANDFIRE Calibration Workshop will be held in Fairbanks, Alaska on November7-10, 2011.
View the full Calibration Workshop Announcement.
This workshop is dedicated to evaluating the 2008 LANDFIRE Refresh data related to fire behavior fuel models across all of Alaska. Fuel layer maps and rule sets specific to the 13/40 and Canadian Fuel Models will be reviewed by map zone. This is your opportunity to provide feedback and make this a better product for Alaska!