This Storymap (Potential wildland fire operational delineations (PODs)) is developed and maintained by the Wildfire Risk Management Science Team at the USDA Forest Service Rocky Mountain Research Station. Information presented here represents ongoing efforts of team members and their collaborators and partners at research universities (Oregon State University, Colorado State University), land managing agencies (The National Forest System, National Park Service, Bureau of Land Management, and multiple state partners), and independent land and resource management partners. Additional support is provided by Wildland Fire Management Research, Development & Application Risk Management Assistance.

For contact details please refer to the RMRS Wildfire Risk Management Science Team webpage here:…

POD Storymap development leads are:

Kit O’Connor, Matt Thompson, Jessica Haas, Trevor Finney, Chris Dunn, and Dave Calkin. Special thanks to Phil Bowden, Mike Caggiano, Ben Gannon, and Rick Stratton for their contributions and feedback.

In memory of Jeffrey Scott Kline, a life-long advocate for science and communication in wildlands and wildfire management and a contributor to this work.

Media Record Details

Jun 1, 2021
Christopher D. O'Connor, Matthew P. Thompson, Jessica Hass, Trevor Finney, Christopher J. Dunn, David E. Calkin
Fire Communication & Education, Human Dimensions of Fire Management, Organizational Learning & Innovation