2017 Fire Congress: Research Highlights
The Association for Fire Ecology will not create an official Proceedings for the 7th International Fire Ecology and Management Congress. However, we are providing an opportunity for presenters to submit short summaries of their work as a Research Highlight, which will be shared with a much larger audience than will attend the Congress. Research Highlights will be posted on the AFE website as a resource for both fire managers and fire science delivery organizations, such as the JFSP Fire Science Exchange Network. They should also provide openings to help researchers find new connections with their audiences.
To submit a Research Highlight, fill out the form below. Please make sure you proofread your responses and that the information you submit is the final version you'd like publicly available.
You may upload one graphic if it provides compelling support for your key findings. Please make sure that any files you upload are less than 10MB.
Submissions are due December 20, 2017.
If you have any questions, email Alan Long at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Co-Authors (provide name and affiliation for each author, in the order you'd like them to appear)
Title of your presentation or poster
If this presentation is part of a special session, please select the session title from the list below.
America’s Longleaf Restoration Initiative: A Collaborative Success Story to Restore the Great Southern Forest, Randy Tate.
NoBark Beetle and Fire Interactions in Western North America: The Current State of Knowledge and Implications for Forest and Fire Managers, Christophe
Connecting Direct and Indirect Measures of Soil Heating to First- and Second-Order Fire Effects Using Wildfire, Prescribed Fire, and Laboratory Invest
Engaging the Fire before it Starts, Christopher O’Connor and Matt Thompson.
Exploring Past & Future Roles of the Cooperative Extension Service in U.S. Fire Education, Sharon Gamble.
Fire and Climate Change: Past Patterns and Future Expectations, Jon E. Keeley.
Fire’s Role in Restoration of Wildlife, Ecosystem Resilience and Services, Mark Kaib.
Fire Management in the Southwest: Moving Toward Resource Benefit, Barbara Satink Wolfson.
Fire Trek: The Next Generation, Timothy Ingalsbee.
GRIN: Stoking the Flames for the Next Generation of Fire Scientists, Jeff Kane.
Monitoring Vegetation Recovery a Decade Post-Fire in Five Western North American Ecosystems, Andrew T. Hudak.
Prescribed Burn Associations: Landowners Effectively Applying Fire to the Land, John Weir.
Prescribed Fire Science: An Interdisciplinary Focus on Fire We Use, Kevin Hiers.
Restoring Fire Integrity: A New Paradigm Arises from the Ashes, Cecil Frost.
The Fire Science Sandbox: Who Provides What Science Support on Wildland Fire?, Paul Steblein.
The Science and Implementation of the Integrated Rangeland Fire Management Strategy, Doug Havlina.
The Southern Appalachian Wildfires of 2016, Joseph J. O’Brien.
Toward an Inclusive Culture, Lisa M. Ganio and Carrie Spradlin.
Where’s the Biodiversity in Fire Management?, Dominick DellaSala.
If this presentation is part of the general oral presentation sessions or the poster session, please select the topic area from the list below.
Fire Ecology and Effects
Fire Management and Use
Climate Change and Fire History
Restoration and Resiliency
GIS and Remote Sensing
Case Studies and Lessons Learned
Education and Communication
Living with Fire ~ Cultural, Socio-Economic, Health
Smoke Management and Modeling
Please include a set of bulleted statements for each item below, or you can include a short narrative response.
Main questions or issues that you addressed
Location and ecosystem investigated
Key findings of your research
How did you answer the main questions or inform the issues?
How might/will it influence fire management decisions and practices?
Who do you believe will be the main end-user of your research?
You may upload one graphic if it provides compelling support for your answers in the “Key Findings” box. All files must be less than 10MB.
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