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Webinar & Video Archive

In addition to hosting live webinars, the NRFSN catalogs Northern Rockies-relevant webinars produced by other entities. This webinar archive can be searched by presenter, date, topic, and/or ecosystem type. The archive includes recordings from the Joint Fire Science Program (JFSP), the International Association of Wildland Fire (IAWF), the Wildand Fire Lessons Learned Center (WFLLC), Fire Research and Management Exchange System (FRAMES), the Missoula Fire Sciences Laboratory, the Great Northern Landscape Conservation Cooperative, and other JFSP fire science exchanges.

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In Part 3 of the Wildland Fire Smoke and Roadway Visibility Webinar Series, Matthew Fearon, research meteorologist for the Desert Research Institute, presented on the PB-Piedmont Web Tool, Super-Fog Potential, and Estimated Smoldering Potential -...
Date: June 29, 2017
Type: Webinar
Natural Hazard Mitigation Plans (NHMP) and Community Wildfire Protection Plans (CWPP) both benefit communities striving to reduce risk to natural hazards. Though one plan is focused on the wildfire hazard and other is focused on multi-natural...
Presenter(s): Brett Holt, Amanda Siok, Susan Cleverley, Tyre Holfeltz
Date: June 23, 2017
Type: Webinar
In Part 2 of the Wildland Fire Smoke and Roadway Visibility Webinar Series, Gary Curcio, former Fire Environment Branch Head NC Forest Service, presented information on the following topics: • Obtaining and tracking key environmental variables •...
Presenter(s): Gary M. Curcio
Date: June 22, 2017
Type: Webinar
In Part 1 of the Wildland Fire Smoke and Roadway Visibility Webinar Series, Gary Achtemeier, former research meteorologist for the USFS Southern Research Station, presented information on the following topics: • What is Superfog and how it forms on...
Date: June 15, 2017
Type: Webinar
Becoming a fire-adapted community that can live with wildfire is envisioned as a continuous, iterative process of adaptation. In eight case study sites across the United States we examined how destructive wildfire affected altered progress towards...
Presenter(s): Miranda H. Mockrin, Susan I. Stewart, Hilary Fishler, Patricia M. Alexandre, Heather A. Kramer, Volker C. Radeloff
Date: June 14, 2017
Type: Webinar
Social media provides unique opportunities to understand how people experience their environments. We're using the Yahoo Flickr Creative Commons (YFCC) 100M dataset, which contains the metadata for 100 million Flickr images, to understand not...
Presenter(s): Rebecca Hale
Date: May 10, 2017
Type: Webinar
About half of the Forest Service budget is spent on fire suppression, yet we still can’t explain exactly how wildland fires spread. In order to make more informed decisions and improve fire fighter safety, a new research program at the Missoula Fire...
Presenter(s): Sara S. McAllister
Date: May 2, 2017
Type: Webinar
What do you do if you’re a land manager who needs consistent, current, cross-boundary datasets, but the available data do not meet your needs? Modify the data. In this webinar, Kori Blankenship, Fire Ecologist with The Nature Conservancy, discusses...
Presenter(s): Kori Blankenship
Date: April 19, 2017
Type: Webinar
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...
Presenter(s): Diane M. Smith
Date: March 27, 2017
Type: Webinar
It is generally assumed that severe disturbances predispose damaged forests to high fire hazard by creating heavy fuel loading conditions. Of special concern is the perception that surface fuel loadings become high as killed trees deposit foliage...
Presenter(s): Christine Stalling, Robert E. Keane, Molly L. Retzlaff
Date: March 16, 2017
Type: Webinar