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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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The principles of data modification are demonstrated through an example in Oregon’s Rogue River Basin where LANDFIRE data were calibrated for use in a wildfire hazard analysis.
Presenter(s): Kori Blankenship
Date: May 9, 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
Patterns of energy and available moisture vary over small distances in mountainous regions and available climate data are too coarse to resolve these terrain-mediated effects. This seminar focused on efforts to improve the physical template we use...
Presenter(s): Zachary A. Holden
Date: March 9, 2017
Type: Webinar
A summary of the 2016 US Fire Season.
Presenter(s): National Interagency Fire Center
Date: March 7, 2017
Type: Video
Many communities see the need to increase the use of beneficial fire, yet they struggle to find effective approaches that all stakeholders agree upon. We use mental modeling with Fuzzy Cognitive Maps to help stakeholders express their worldviews on...
Presenter(s): Antonie Jetter
Date: March 6, 2017
Type: Webinar
The future of wildland fire management in the US entails increasing complexity, risk, and scrutiny, and it is clear that business-as-usual is unsustainable. New paradigms recognize a need to deemphasize fire exclusion, expand application of...
Presenter(s): Matthew P. Thompson
Date: March 2, 2017
Type: Webinar
Kris Ray from the Air Quality Program of the Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation presented his experience monitoring indoor air quality during the 2015 wildfire season, and Dr. Shelly Miller from the University of Colorado shared her...
Presenter(s): Kris Ray, Shelly Miller
Date: February 23, 2017
Type: Webinar