November 2011 Fire Science Publications

Can’t seem to stay up to date?  Let us do some of the work. 

We’ve put together a bibliography of November’s (plus or minus a few weeks) new fire science publications related to Alaska and the boreal forest.  Download a simple bibliography or an annotated version, both in a pdf format including URLs for each reference.  Just want the highlights? We showcased a few of our “Top Picks” below. 

November 2011 Fire Publications – Bibliography (pdf)

November 2011 Fire Publications – Annotated Bibliography (pdf)

Our “Top Picks”

Werth, Paul A.; Potter, Brian E.; Clements, Craig B.; Finney, Mark A.; Goodrick, Scott L.; Alexander, Martin E.; Cruz, Miguel G.; Forthofer, Jason A.; McAllister, Sara S. 2011. Synthesis of knowledge of extreme fire behavior: volume I for fire managers. Gen. Tech. Rep. PNW-GTR-854. Portland, OR: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station. 144 p.

 

 

 

 

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Alaska LANDFIRE Calibration Workshop

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!

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News from the Pacific Wildland Fire Sciences Lab

The Fire and Environmental Research Application Team (or FERA) from the USFS Pacific Wildland Fire Sciences Lab have several new products, papers, and projects to share with you!

Check out the FCCS fuelbed maps for Alaska, the Alaska boreal fire-history synthesis and lit review, and this new article on the relationship between climate and fire.

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