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Complex Patterns of the Lolo Peak Fire from Carlton Ridge to Bass Creek

Date: 
November 16, 2017
Person: 
Stephen F. Arno

The recent Lolo Peak Fire and associated burnouts and backburnsresulted in both expected and unexpected burn patterns related to differences in forest structure, topography, and weather. It also illustrates the "perfect storm" of stifling constraints the Forest Service faces in attempting to implement ecologically-based management of the West's fire-dependent forests.

This webinar was presented as part of the RMRS Fire Sciences Laboratory's weekly seminar series for 2017-2018.

Topic: 
Fire Behavior
Extreme Fire Behavior
Fire Communication & Education
Public Perspectives of Fire Management
Media Type: 
Seminar
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