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


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.

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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