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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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Speech Title: Are Recent Large and Severe Fires Really Extraordinary? How Long-Term Records of Fire Can Inform Fire Ecology and Management in the Western U.S. Speaker: Jen Pierce, Associate Professor, Department of Geosciences, Boise State University. Event: Restoring the West Conference 2015: Restoration and Fire in the...
Type: Media : Video
LANDFIRE fire regime products characterize reference fire frequency and severity and vegetation departure for the entire U.S. The datasets in this product suite include Biophysical Settings, Succession Class, Fire Regime Group, Mean Fire Return Interval, Reference Fire Severity, Vegetation Departure and Vegetation Condition Class....
Type: Media : Video
The Tenderfoot Creek Experimental Forest (TCEF) was established in 1961 and is representative of the vast expanses of lodgepole pine (Pinus contorta) found east of the Continental Divide in Montana, southwest Alberta, and Wyoming. Lodgepole pine stands on the experimental forest form a mosaic, typical of the fire-prone forests at...
Type: Demonstration Site : Experimental Forest
In this video, Steve Arno describes the fire history of Montana's Bitterroot Valley. This was filmed on a bus ride through the Bitterroot Valley during the Fires of 2000 field trip that was part of the Large Wildland Fires Conference in Missoula from May 19-23, 2014.
Type: Media : Video
Fire history, stand structure, and fuel loads in adjacent riparian and upland forests were measured in the Sierra Nevada and southern Cascades. Historic stand structure and fuel loads were then reconstructed using fire history and current stand data. Current and reconstructed riparian and upland forests were compared to determine if...
Type: Media : Webinar
This is a video recording of a presentation from the 12th Biennial Scientific Conference on the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem. The presentation focused on fire history and fire regimes in Jackson Hole, which supports vegetation and topography that are different from Yellowstone NP. 
Type: Media : Video
From principles to practice: Restoring dry, frequent-fire forests in the face of global change along Colorado's Front Range. Rob Addington, Research Associate, Colorado Forest Restoration Institute, Colorado State University. Recorded talk from 2013 Restoring the West Conference at Utah State University. The conference focused on...
Type: Media : Video
On March 27th, the Geographical Sciences Committee hosted a workshop, a Century of Wildland Fire Research: Contributions to Long-term Approaches for Wildland Fire Management. This workshop explored the history of wildland fire research in the United States, the priorities for future research and state of the science, and how to...
Type: Media : Webinar
During this Webinar, Dr. Safford contrasted the ecology and temporal trends (historical to current to projected future) of lower montane (oak woodland, yellow pine, mixed conifer) vs. upper montane (red fir) and subalpine forests in the Sierra Nevada, focusing on impacts of three classes of environmental stressors: climate change,...
Type: Media : Webinar
Restoring what? Pattern, process, and large longitudinal data sets. James Lutz, Assistant Professor, Utah State University. Recorded talk from 2013 Restoring the West Conference at Utah State University. The conference focused on forest resilience and change agents in the West. By Utah State University Extension Forestry. www....
Type: Media : Video


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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).