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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 4,000 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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On June 1, 1915, Henry S. Graves established the Branch of Research in the Forest Service to centralize and elevate the pursuit of research throughout the agency.The Branch of Research focused on everything from silvicultural investigations conducted by the experiment stations to industrial studies and wood product improvement at...
Type: Media : Podcast
Why use FSPro - an interview with Mark Finney - This tool was developed to help inform risk based decisions associated with values at risk and probability of fire impacts to those values.
Type: Media : Video
On September 26, Jeanne Chambers, U.S. Forest Service Rocky Mountain Research Station, and Steve Hanser, U.S. Geological Survey, discussed the tools and methods developed as part of the Science Framework for the Conservation and Restoration Strategy of Sec. Order 3336.  Department of the Interior Secretary Order 3336 called...
Type: Media : Webinar
Riva Duncan shares her story of being involved in an escaped prescribed fire. Riva explains how, after this event, she changed her methods of writing and implementing prescription burn plans.
Type: Media : Video
Learn the basics of combustion through the fire triangle and the three methods of heat transfer. This video is part of the World of Wildland Fire video series.
Type: Media : Video
Established in 1995, NCEAS was the first synthesis science center in the world. We pioneered the movement toward this collaborative approach to science and have helped build a community of scientists around it. NCEAS conducts transformational science focused on informing solutions that will allow people and nature to thrive. We are...
Type: Website : Website
The consequences of changing disturbance regimes for quaking aspen in the western U.S. Dominik Kulakowski, Associate Professor, Clark 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. From Utah State University...
Type: Media : Video
Massive wildfires cost billions of dollars and burn millions of acres in the U.S. every year, but we know surprisingly little about the basic science of how they spread. At the Fire Lab in Missoula, Montana, researchers reverse-engineer spreading fires using wind tunnels, fire-whirl generators, and giant combustion chambers. They're...
Type: Media : Video
We genotyped 1499 greater sage- grouse from 297 leks across Montana, North Dakota and South Dakota using a 15-locus microsatellite panel, then examined spatial autocorrelation, spatial principal components analysis, and hierarchical Bayesian clustering to identify population structure. Our results show that at distances of up to...
Type: Media : Webinar
This 22 minute video covers what suppression tactics should be based on, including firefighter and public safety, resource benefits, minimum costs, and resource objectives. Past firefighting protection policy primarily emphasized the need to extinguish all wildland fire ignitions. Today's policy offers a full...
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).