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Upcoming Events- October 8-11, 2013

Please join us for a busy week of fire science events, including our 5th annual Fire Science Workshop, which begins with a joint session, co-hosted by the Interagency Fall Fire Review, that features a keynote talk:

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Where Do We Go From Here?
Jeremy Littell, Alaska Climate Science Center
Thursday, October 10, 10 am

Here’s a rundown of the week’s events:

Interagency Fall Fire Review, organized by the Alaska Wildland Fire Coordinating Group
Tuesday, October 8 – Thursday, October 10

Fire in Alaska: Free Public Lectures, sponsored by the Alaska Fire Science Consortium
At Morris Thompson Cultural and Visitors Center

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Randi Jandt, AFSC Fire Ecologist
Tuesday, October 8, 7 pm

Smokey Bear and Prometheus Fistfight in Heaven:
The Past, Present, and Future of Fire and Climate
Jeremy Littell, Alaska Climate Science Center
Wednesday, October 9, 7 pm

Alaska Fire Science Workshop
Thursday, October 10 (joint session with Fall Fire Review) and Friday, October 11 (morning)

Contact AFSC coordinator Alison York for more information.

Upcoming Events

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Listen to how Rod Norum faced the challenge of a major fire burning toward the Alaska Pipeline–including a “monster” tactical 26-mile-long backfire.

Direct link to this video:  http://youtu.be/2oLTxhLQd-E?t=3s

Visit the Wildland Fire Lessons Learned Center for more videos from the experts.

Learning from the experts: Watch Rod Norum discuss his experience with fuels and fire behavior in Alaska