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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 3,600 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.

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This article addresses how organizations deal with adversity and how organizations adapt within adverse conditions. The authors comment that most research emphasizes “organizational and not individual or group responses to adversity,” and those studies tend to “take a functional stance”. What those approaches leave out is the...
Author(s): Barry Staw, Lance Sandelands, Jane Dutton
Year Published: 1981
Type: Document : Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Mike Wotton from the Canadian Fire Service discussing the next generation Canadian Forest Fire Danger Rating System at the 2013 Fire Behaviour Symposium.
Type: Media : Video
Jerry Tagestad, Sr. Research Scientist with the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, will discuss deriving information from geospatial data, and a recently developed fire risk model and how it might be adapted for the Great Basin. The ability to make informed decisions about landscape condition and fire risk usually isn't limited...
Type: Media : Webinar
Local plans, such as the comprehensive plan, economic development plan, and transportation plan, establish policies that are intended to guide a community’s day-to-day land use decisions and capital facilities expenditures. These policies have a major impact on whether people and property are exposed to natural hazards as well as...
Type: Media : Webinar
This system is intended to assist fire managers and analysts in making strategic and tactical decisions for fire incidents. It is designed to replace the WFSA (Wildland Fire Situation Analysis), Wildland Fire Implementation Plan (WFIP), and Long-Term Implementation Plan (LTIP) processes with a single process that is easier to use,...
Type: Tool : Model or System
Considerable evidence exists that climate impacts wildfires and that climate change will continue to provide challenges for fire management. For fire managers, a key step in meeting those challenges is to identify ways to utilize climate information in order to both mitigate risks associated with wildfires and achieve objectives for...
Type: Media : Webinar
A frequent prerequisite for meeting fire management objectives is the availability of key suppression resources, prepositioned for timely response. In the United States, multi-jurisdictional fire suppression demand is met by a national-scale pool of suppression resources that come from a variety of jurisdictions and provide a wide...
Type: Media : Webinar
Ric Carlson describes how he develops the prescription window and uses a process of constant evaluation and updating that helps him avoid the traps always inherent with boundary selection. He talks about a scheduled burn that he and his crew decided to walk away from and the steps he took to make that decision.
Type: Media : Video
This is the second webinar in a series of three, developed by LANDFIRE, the Northern Rockies and Southern Rockies Fire Science Networks, and the Joint Fire Science Program. The webinar series is designed to introduce LANDFIRE data and tools, examine an on-the-ground application project in the Rockies region, and look at ways to...
Type: Media : 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 hazards, the requirements of what needs to be in the plans have a lot of similarities. As a...
Type: Media : Webinar

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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).