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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 is a recording of a keynote lecture from the 12th Biennial Scientific Conference on the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem. The talk focused on Yellowstone fire history, fire regimes, and post-fire regeneration as well as the impacts of bark beetle outbreaks on fire severity, fire effects, and ecosystem resilience.
Type: Media : Video
This presentation was recorded during the 2016 State of the State and Forest Health Conference in Corvallis, OR. 
Type: Media : Video
A longstanding question in biogeography is how long-lived plants such as trees kept pace with climate changes of the past. The question is also relevant today as climate change accelerates and habitats become fragmented. To help address this question, scientists have studied two facets of the problem: 1) How fast can plants...
Type: Media : Webinar
This 20 minute video covers the most essential element for success in the wildland fire service, which is good leadership. This module focuses on the framework, values, and principles that guide wildland fire leaders now and into the future. A portion of a Ted talk by general Stanley McCrystal is included in this video.
Type: Media : Video
In this video, presented to the Wildfire and Climate Change Conference in Canada, Paul Hessburg gives a summary of the landscape changes his lab has uncovered in  in Washington for the western United States and gives a summary of how his work might be applied to landscapes in interior British Columbia, Canada.
Type: Media : Video
Type: Artist Profile
Introduction to WFDSS - Air Quality ToolsSmoke management is an important aspect of managing wildland fire. While mitigating smoke impacts from prescribed burns is important, smoke from large wildfire complexes (such as the AZ/NM fires in 2011) can expose millions of people to significant smoke, with hundreds of thousands living in...
Type: Media : Webinar
Each year wildfires damage homes, businesses, communities, watersheds, and forests on millions of acres across the U.S. However there are effective ways to reduce the impact of wildfire. A new report, Evaluating the Effectiveness of Wildfire Mitigation Activities in the Wildland-Urban Interface, shares lessons learned from...
Type: Media : Webinar
Disturbance is a joint production of Conservation Media and Paintbrush Films. It has been honored at The International Wildlife Film Festival, the American Conservation Film Festival, and the Montana CINE International Film Festival. It also won a Telly Award, a CINE Golden Eagle, and most recently, a college EMMY from the Nat'l...
Type: Media : Video
Roger Ottmar, Research Forester with the USFS Pacific Northwest Fire & Environmental Research Applications Team, gave a talk on air quality, wildfire smoke components and smoke impacts on human health with an eye to how air quality regulations may impact prescribed burn planning. This talk was for Intro to Fire Effects (RX-310)...
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).