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Webinar & Video Archive

In addition to NRFSN-sponsored webinars and videos, the NRFSN catalogs Northern Rockies-relevant webinars and videos produced by other entities. This webinar archive can be searched by presenter, date, topic, and/or ecosystem type. The archive includes recordings from the Joint Fire Science Program (JFSP), the International Association of Wildland Fire (IAWF), the Wildand Fire Lessons Learned Center (WFLLC), Fire Research and Management Exchange System (FRAMES), the Missoula Fire Sciences Laboratory, the Great Northern Landscape Conservation Cooperative, and other JFSP fire science exchanges.

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As three major fires blaze in California, we consider some of their causes, both human and meteorological. Science correspondent Miles O’Brien has been filming a NOVA documentary on megafires and witnessed the Camp Fire not long after it began. He...
Presenter(s): William Brangham
Date: November 14, 2018
Type: Video
In 2017, approximately 57.3 million gallons of retardant was loaded onto airtankers. Of that, approximately 19 million gallons were dropped onto NFS lands. The use of fire chemicals is not without controversy. This presentation will summarize the...
Presenter(s): Shirley Zylstra
Date: November 8, 2018
Type: Seminar
Wildfire has historically played an important role in the health and structure of Oregon's dry forests. Prescribed fire is a valuable tool  used to restore forest health, increase firefighter safety, and better protect nearby human resources in...
Presenter(s): Northwest Fire Science Consortium
Date: November 6, 2018
Type: Video
Coupled fire-atmosphere models intended to be used for landscape-scale fires (domains of hundreds of meters to 10s of kilometers), typically divide the simulation domain up into a mesh of grid cells and these grid cells typically range in size from...
Presenter(s): Scott L. Goodrick
Date: November 1, 2018
Type: Seminar
Unlike the predictable vegetation and ecosystem changes typical after wildfire or timber harvesting, the outcomes of insect outbreaks remain poorly understood. Historic forest management alters stand structure, species composition and tree...
Presenter(s): Charles C. Rhoades, Robert M. Hubbard, K. Elder, Kristen Pelz, Paula J. Fornwalt, Michael A. Battaglia, B. Collins, Daniel B. Tinker
Date: October 30, 2018
Type: Webinar
This research examines perceptions of risk by decision-makers during wildland fires using newly available data from the Wildland Fire Decision Support System (WFDSS), with an eye toward better understanding how fire managers are considering risk on...
Presenter(s): Erin Noonan-Wright
Date: October 25, 2018
Type: Seminar
WeatherSHIELD (Weather SHort & Intermediate Ensemble and Long-term Dynamic weather patterns) is a system for preparing and displaying probabilistic weather forecasts over the short, intermediate, and long term. WeatherSHIELD is comprised of (1)...
Presenter(s): Aaron Stacey
Date: October 23, 2018
Type: Webinar
This seminar is part of the 2018-2019 Seminar Series at the Missoula Fire Sciences Laboratory. No abstract or recording was available for this seminar.
Presenter(s): Stephen F. Arno
Date: October 11, 2018
Type: Seminar
Air Resource Advisors provide a vast array of tools and products to predict and communicate smoke impacts during wildfires. Having a resource solely dedicated to smoke management and effective messaging improves both internal and external...
Presenter(s): Peter Lahm
Date: October 11, 2018
Type: Video
The ecological effects of wildland fire – also termed the fire severity – are often highly heterogeneous in space and time. This heterogeneity is a result of spatial variability in factors such as fuel, topography, and climate (e.g. a map of mean...
Presenter(s): Sean A. Parks
Date: October 10, 2018
Type: Webinar

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