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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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In 2015 more than 5 million acres burned in Alaska due to wildfires. This educational video gives simple steps for protecting yourself from wildfire smoke. It was produced by the Aleknagik Traditional Council in partnership with the U.S. EPA, ANTHC, Bristol Bay Area Health Corporation, Bristol Bay Native Association, Alaska...
Type: Media : Video
The webinar describes traditional ecological knowledge and invaluable contributions of Native wisdom to ecological restoration. Specific case studies are presented where traditional ecological knowledge is incorporated into wildlife management plans and fire and fuel management.
Type: Media : Webinar
Since the early 1980s managers have allowed many lightning-ignited fires to burn with minimal interference in forests of the Bob Marshall Wilderness in northwestern Montana, USA. We used this active fire regime to investigate fire-effects and post-fire fuel loads, tree regeneration, and forest structure in mixed-conifer forest...
Type: Media : Seminar
Plume height is one of the smoke properties that fire and air quality managers need to estimate in order to determine how much pollutants emitted from a prescribed burn are transported to remote populated areas from the burn site.
Type: Media : Webinar
This webinar was facilitated by Tom St. Clair, Fairbanks, Alaska, and focused on WFDSS modeling and weather. The agenda items covered included: how to pick RAWS to get the best data for wind and fuels, using predicted weather, ERC classes tab in WFDSS, ERC streams tab in WFDSS, winds tab in WFDSS, dealing with weather forecast...
Type: Media : Webinar
Bark beetles are critical natural agents of tree mortality and ecosystem disturbance in coniferous forests. Despite formidable defenses, including resin produced in resin ducts, bark beetles have recently caused extensive outbreaks in western North America. Defenses, however, are costly to produce and trade-offs...
Type: Media : Webinar
Riva Duncan explains the importance of communication on the fireline. She explains the problems with communication on the Cascade Two Burn where she was the ignition specialist and talks about what should be included in burn plans. She recommends talking with others during the planning process and using high reliability organizing...
Type: Media : Video
Fire Management Planning using LANDFIRE. Megan Sebasky, Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources
Type: Media : Video
At Action Design, we help people build working relationships that sustain high levels of trust, commitment, and learning so that they are able to master their toughest challenges. We believe the work of leadership at all levels is accomplished in the context of relationships. In today’s organizations, achieving outstanding results...
Type: Website : Website
Large incident risk assessments: the roles of the agency administrator and the resource specialist.
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).