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Title: Fuels Management-How to Measure Success: Conference Proceedings
Author: Andrews, Patricia L.; Butler, Bret W.
Source: Proceedings RMRS-P-41. Fort Collins, CO: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station. 809 p.
- Foreword - 1st Fire Behavior and Fuels Conference: Fuels Management How to Measure Success
Andrews, Patricia L.
- Be a change agent and change the strategy
- U.S. Federal Fuel Management Programs: Reducing Risk to Communities and Increasing Ecosystem Resilience and Sustainability
- Canadian Wildland Fire Strategy: A vision for an innovative and integrated approach to managing the risks
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- Fuel Management-An Integral Part of Fire Management: Trans-Tasman Perspective
- Forest Fuels Management in Europe
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- Wildland Fire Use - Challenges Associated With Program Management Across Multiple Ownerships and Land Use Situations
Zimmerman, Thomas; Frary, Michael; Crook, Shelly; Fay, Brett; Koppenol, Patricia; Lasko, Richard
- U.S. Policy Response to the Fuels Management Problem: An Analysis of the Public Debate About the Healthy Forests Initiative and the Healthy Forests Restoration Act
Johnson, Jayne Fingerman; Bengston, David N.; Fan, David P.; Nelson, Kristen C.
- Influences on USFS District Rangers' Decision to Authorize Wildland Fire Use
Williamson, Martha A.
- Considerations in the use of models available for fuel treatment analysis
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- A computational method for optimizing fuel treatment locations
Finney, Mark A.
- Simulation of Long-Term Landscape-Level Fuel Treatment Effects on Large Wildfires
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- A wildfire risk modeling system for evaluating landscape fuel treatment strategies
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- Automating the Fireshed Assessment Process with ArcGIS
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- An analytical framework for quantifying wildland fire risk and fuel treatment benefit
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- Strategic Placement of Treatments (SPOTS): Maximizing the Effectiveness of Fuel and Vegetation Treatments on Problem Fire Behavior and Effects
Gercke, Diane M.; Stewart, Susan A.
- Landfire: Landscape Fire and Resource Management Planning Tools Project
Ryan, Kevin C.; Lee, Kristine M.; Rollins, Matthew G.; Zhu, Zhiliang; Smith, James; Johnson, Darren
- Applying fire spread simulators in New Zealand and Australia: Results from an international seminar
Opperman, Tonja; Gould, Jim; Finney, Mark; Tymstra, Cordy
- An Overview of FlamMap Fire Modeling Capabilities
Finney, Mark A.
- Using Landscape-Based Decision Rules to Prioritize Locations of Fuel Treatments in the Boreal Mixedwood of Western Canada
Parisien, Marc-André; Junor, Dave R.; Kafka, Victor G.
- Fuels Products of the LANDFIRE Project
Reeves, Matthew C.; Kost, Jay R.; Ryan, Kevin C.
- FUEL3-D: A Spatially Explicit Fractal Fuel Distribution Model
Parsons, Russell A.
- FuelCalc: A Method for Estimating Fuel Characteristics
Reinhardt, Elizabeth; Lutes, Duncan; Scott, Joe
- Accuracy and precision of two indirect methods for estimating canopy fuels
Steele-Feldman, Abran; Reinhardt, Elizabeth; Parsons, Russell A.
- Mapping Fuels on the Okanogan and Wenatchee National Forests
Raymond, Crystal L.; Kellogg, Lara-Karena B.; McKenzie, Donald
- Fuel Type Classification and Fuel Loading in Central Interior, Korea: Uiseong-Gun
Won, Myoung Soo; Koo, Kyo Sang; Lee, Myung Bo; Lee, Si Young
- Understanding Ozark Forest Litter Variability Through a Synthesis of Accumulation Rates and Fire Events
Stambaugh, Michael C.; Guyette, Richard P.; Grabner, Keith W.; Kolaks, Jeremy
- Estimating Fuel Bed Loadings in Masticated Areas
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- Variability in Loading of Mechanically Masticated Fuel Beds in Northern California and Southwestern Oregon
Kane, Jeffrey M.; Knapp, Eric E.; Varner, J. Morgan
- Creating a fuels baseline and establishing fire frequency relationships to develop a landscape management strategy at the Savannah River Site
Parresol, Bernard R.; Shea, Dan; Ottmar, Roger
- Variation in Surface and Crown Fire Hazard With Stand Age in Managed Coastal Western Hemlock Zone Forests in Southwestern British Columbia
Feller, Michael C.; Pollock, Stefanie L.
- Evaluation of a Dynamic Load Transfer Function Using Grassland Curing Data
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- Foliar Moisture Contents of North American Conifers
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- Mapping the Relationship Between Wildfire and Poverty
Lynn, Kathy; Gerlitz, Wendy
- Fire Severity and Intensity During Spring Burning in Natural and Masticated Mixed Shrub Woodlands
Bradley, Tim; Gibson, Jennifer; Bunn, Windy
- Assessing mitigation of wildfire severity by fuel treatments - An example from the coastal plain of Mississippi
Martinson, Erik J.; Omi, Philip N.
- A fuel treatment reduces potential fire severity and increases suppression efficiency in a Sierran mixed conifer forest
Moghaddas, Jason J.
- The Use of Silviculture and Prescribed Fire to Manage Stand Structure and Fuel Profiles in a Multi-aged Lodgepole Pine Forest
Hardy, Colin C.; Smith, Helen Y.; McCaughey, Ward
- Effectiveness of Prescribed Fire as a Fuel Treatment in Californian Coniferous Forests
Vaillant, Nicole M.; Fites-Kaufman, JoAnn; Stephens, Scott L.
- Changes in downed wood and forest structure after prescribed fire in ponderosa pine forests
Saab, Victoria; Bate, Lisa; Lehmkuhl, John; Dickson, Brett; Story, Scott; Jentsch, Stephanie; Block, William
- Biomass consumption during prescribed fires in big sagebrush ecosystems
Wright, Clinton S.; Prichard, Susan J.
- The Lick Creek Demonstration - Forest Renewal Through Partial Harvest and Fire
Zamora, Benjamin; Martin, Melinda
- Response of Fuelbed Characteristics to Restoration Treatments in Pinyon-Juniper-Encroached Shrublands on the Shivwits Plateau, Arizona
Smith, Helen Y.; Hood, Sharon; Brooks, Matt; Matchett, JR; Deuser, Curt
- Effect of a Spaced Thinning in Mature Lodgepole Pine on Within-Stand Microclimate and Fine Fuel Moisture Content
Whitehead, R. J.; Russo, G. L.; Hawkes, B. C.; Taylor, S. W.; Brown, B. N.; Barclay, H. J.; Benton, R. A.
- Predicting Ground Fire Ignition Potential in Aspen Communities
Otway, S. G.; Bork, E. W.; Anderson, K. R.; Alexander, M. E.
- Integrating Fuel Treatments into Comprehensive Ecosystem Management
Hyde, Kevin; Jones, Greg; Silverstein, Robin; Stockmann, Keith; Loeffler, Dan
- Comparison of the sensitivity of landscape-fire-succession models to variation in terrain, fuel pattern, climate and weather
Cary, Geoffrey J.; Keane, Robert E.; Gardner, Robert H.; Lavorel, Sandra; Flannigan, Mike D.; Davies, Ian D.; Li, Chao; Lenihan, James M.; Rupp, T. Scott; Mouillot, Florent
- Assessing ecological departure from reference conditions with the Fire Regime Condition Class (FRCC) Mapping Tool
Barrett, Stephen W.; DeMeo, Thomas; Jones, Jeffrey L.; Zeiler, J.D.; Hutter, Lee C.
- Predicting Post-Fire Severity Effects in Coast Redwood Forests Using FARSITE
Scanlon, Hugh; Valachovic, Yana
- Measuring Ecological Effects of Prescribed Fire Using Birds as Indicators of Forest Conditions
Seavy, Nathaniel E.; Alexander, John D.
- Monitoring Changes in Soil Quality from Post-fire Logging in the Inland Northwest
Page-Dumroese, Deborah; Jurgensen, Martin; Abbott, Ann; Rice, Tom; Tirocke, Joanne; Farley, Sue; DeHart, Sharon
- The relation between forest structure and soil burn severity
Jain, Theresa B.; Graham, Russell T.; Pilliod, David S.
- Design and objectives of FTM-West model
Ince, Peter J.; Spelter, Henry
- FTM-West Model Results for Selected Fuel Treatment Scenarios
Kramp, Andrew D.; Ince, Peter J.
- Estimating Woody Biomass Supply From Thinning Treatments to Reduce Fire Hazard in the U.S. West
Skog, Kenneth E.; Barbour, R. James
- Biomass utilization modeling on the Bitterroot National Forest
Silverstein, Robin P.; Loeffler, Dan; Jones, J. Greg; Calkin, Dave E.; Zuuring, Hans R.; Twer, Martin
- A Collaborative Approach to Community Wildfire Hazard Reduction
Titus, Marc; Hinderman, Jennifer
- Organizational Characteristics that Contribute to Success in Engaging the Public to Accomplish Fuels Management at the Wilderness/Non-Wilderness Interface
Knotek, Katie; Watson, Alan E.
- Communicating the wildland fire message: Influences on knowledge and attitude change in two case studies
Toman, Eric; Shindler, Bruce
- Reduction of Potential Fire Behavior in Wildland-urban Interface Communities in Southern California: A Collaborative Approach
Dicus, Christopher A.; Scott, Michael E.
- Fire Management in the Inter Galatic Interface or 30 Years of Fire Management at Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge/Kennedy Space Center, Florida
Adrian, Frederic W.
- Measuring Success in Your Fuels Program: From the Report Card to Valuable Learning
Nasiatka, Paula; Christenson, David
- Predicting Fire Season Severity in the Pacific Northwest
- Employing Numerical Weather Models to Enhance Fire Weather and Fire Behavior Predictions
Charney, Joseph J.; Fusina, Lesley A.
- WindWizard: A New Tool for Fire Management Decision Support
Butler, Bret W.; Finney, Mark; Bradshaw, Larry; Forthofer, Jason; McHugh, Chuck; Stratton, Rick; Jimenez, Dan
Description: Fuels management programs are designed to reduce risks to communities and to improve and maintain ecosystem health. The International Association of Wildland Fire initiated the 1st Fire Behavior and Fuels Conference to address development, implementation, and evaluation of these programs. The focus was on how to measure success. Over 500 participants from several countries convened in Portland, Oregon, to discuss approaches to fuels management and to learn from 158 oral and poster presentations.
Keywords: fuels management, fire behavior, modeling, risk assessment, fuel characterization, mapping, fuel treatment, prescribed fire, fire ecology, fire effects, economics, biomass utilization, fire weather
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Andrews, Patricia L.; Butler, Bret W. 2006. Fuels Management-How to Measure Success: Conference Proceedings. Proceedings RMRS-P-41. Fort Collins, CO: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station. 809 p.
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