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Wildfire Risk in the Northern Rockies, Northwest, and Southwest Geographic Areas

Date: July 10, 2019
Presenter(s): Erin Noonan-Wright

Erin Noonan-Wright (Fire Applications Specialist, U.S. Forest Service Wildland Fire Management Research, Development, & Applications) discussed how land managers make decisions on wildland fires, how they make an initial assessment of risk, how risk is different spatially for the U.S., focusing on 3 geographic areas, and what the role of barriers is in the Southwest and how they affect flexibility in decision-making (16:36 minutes).

Topic(s): Fire Behavior, Fire Communication & Education, Risk
Ecosystem(s): None
Type: Video
NRFSN number: 21568
Record updated: Oct 1, 2021