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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.

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On October 27, Paul Rogers of the Western Aspen Alliance discussed the impact of climate change on aspen ecosystems, with an emphasis on aspen fire types. The presentation covered the variability of aspen responses to fire and emphasized unique fire-related systems to wean practitioners from one-size-fits-all prescriptions for aspen...
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 addresses the question of how narrowly focused the prescription window in a prescribed burn should be.
Type: Media : Video
Returning Fire to the Land -- Celebrating Traditional Knowledge and Fire Workshop, Nov 7-9, 2012 - Pablo, Montana. Workshop keynote presentation by Frank Lake, USFS - PSW Research Station and Bill Tripp, Karuk Tribe
Type: Media : Video
Over the past few years, the USFWS R6 Science Applications program has been able to support several important research studies to increase our understanding of the response of sagebrush ecosystems in a changing world. Results of the completed and ongoing studies will have multiple applications to the Service’s (and our partners)...
Type: Media : Webinar
GOES-16 is NOAA’s latest earth-observing geostationary satellite, launched Nov 19, 2016. The GOES-16 platform hosts many improved earth-and sun-looking instruments, of which the Advanced Baseline Imager (ABI) and the Geostationary Lightning Mapper (GLM) are the primary earth-pointing instruments. Both instruments take current...
Type: Media : Seminar
The fifth webinar in this series covered data access, tools, and recent terrain data releases. 
Type: Media : Webinar
To provide a better understanding of combustion processes and fire behavior during planned wildland fires across spatial scales, we conducted 12 intensively-instrumented experiments on replicated 100 m2 plots, contrasting cool, dormant season vs. warm, growing season conditions, and natural vs. augmented fuel loads. Instrumentation...
Type: Media : Webinar
The Fire and Fuels Extension (FFE) to the Forest Vegetation Simulator (FVS) simulates fuel dynamics and potential fire behaviour over time, in the context of stand development and management. The Fire Effects Model Extension is a new extension to FVS and the PPE that allows users to simulate the effects of fire on a number of...
Type: Website : Website
In this video, Steve Arno describes the fire history of Montana's Bitterroot Valley. This was filmed on a bus ride through the Bitterroot Valley during the Fires of 2000 field trip that was part of the Large Wildland Fires Conference in Missoula from May 19-23, 2014.
Type: Media : Video
This presentation was recorded during the 2016 State of the State and Forest Health Conference in Corvallis, OR. 
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).