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Research and Publications Database

The NRFSN research and publications database leads users to regionally relevant fire science. There are more than 2,200 documents, which have been carefully categorized by the NRFSN to highlight topics and ecosystems important in the Northern Rockies Region. Categorized resources include records from the Joint Fire Science Program (JFSP), Fire Research and Management Exchange System (FRAMES), and Fire Effects Information System (FEIS).

Note: Additional Northern Rockies fire research is available from our Webinar & Video Archive.

Hints: By default, the Search Terms box reads and searches for terms as if there were AND operators between them. To search for one or more terms, use the OR operator. Use quotation marks around phrases or to search for exact terms. To maximize the search function, use the Search Terms box for other information (e.g. author(s), date, species of interest, additional fire topics) together with the topic, ecosystem, and/or resource type terms from the lists. Additional information is available in our documents on topics, ecosystems, and types.

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Through a series of five dialogues sessions with fire managers from across the US (Denver, CO; Portland, OR; Salt Lake City, UT; Tallahassee, FL; and Tucson, AZ), we sought to understand and improve individual and organizational learning from reviews of escaped prescribed fires. Results have influenced the National Wildfire...
Type: Media : Webinar
This webinar will explored current pervasive mental models about managing performance. Many common practices are at least 50 years behind the science. This webinar explored some of the latest developments in the psychological and social sciences as they apply to improving performance out on the fireline.
Type: Media : Webinar
As more people live in high fire hazard areas, the active involvement of the public will be central to many efforts to minimize fire risk and improve forest health. One barrier to effectively engaging the public may be that many of the accepted descriptions related to the public and wildfire are based primarily on conventional...
Type: Media : Webinar
A look at the "close call" firefighter shelter deployment that occurred on the Ahorn Fire—focusing on key lessons and effective practices to be learned from this incident. This video from the Wildland Fire Lessons Learned Center.
Type: Media : Video
Bret Butler presented a webinar on December 2, 2014. Current safety zone guidelines for wildland firefighters are based on the assumption of flat ground, no wind, and radiative heating only. Recent measurements in grass, shrub and crown fires indicate that convective heating can be significant especially when wind or slope are...
Type: Media : Webinar
“Any safety system depends crucially on the willing participation of the workforce, the people in direct contact with the hazards. To achieve this, it is necessary to engineer a reporting culture – an organizational climate in which people are prepared to report their errors… An effective reporting culture depends, in turn, on how...
Type: Media : Webinar
Catching Fire tells a compelling story of how a small but committed group of local, tribal, state and federal land managers are bringing back the use of prescribed fire as a tool to protect communities and ecosystems across Northern California. It examines the use of fire by the Karuk Tribe of California, and the connection between...
Type: Media : Video
FIREHouse provides user-friendly, web-based information about fire science and technology relevant to Washington, Oregon, Idaho and Alaska. For each project posted, the goal is to provide, as applicable, online, searchable access to: (1) project and tool descriptions, contact information and links; (2) on-line publications; (3)...
Type: Website : Website
Bill Gabbert interviewed Mr. Harbor for Wildfire Today two weeks before his retirement date. In this segment, Mr. Harbour talks about how many firefighters the USFS will have in 2016, tracking firefighters and the location of a flaming front, smokejumpers, the agency’s responsibility regarding protecting structures, and the decline...
Type: Media : Video
In 1995, the U.S. Forest Service spent 16 percent of its total budget on fighting fires. Today, it’s 52 percent and growing. What’s changed? “Everything,” said Matthew Thompson, a research forester who works at the agency’s Rocky Mountain Research Station in Fort Collins, Colorado. “The length of the fire season, more people on the...
Type: Media : Webinar


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These resources are compiled in partnership with the Joint Fire Science Program (JFSP), Fire Research and Management Exchange System (FRAMES), and Fire Effects Information System (FEIS).