NFPA’s wildfire division receives $350,000 FEMA grant to support firefighter attendance at home ignition zone seminars
When considering fire behavior, shouldn’t we also consider what can be the “wicked problem” of uncertainty? Here, researcher Rachel Quill offers a look at the uncertainty of wind and how it affects fire modeling.
Dr. Don McKenzie is the winner of the Outstanding Editor Award of the International Journal of Wildland Fire for 2015. Please join us in congratulating Don for his many years of excellent service to the journal as an author, a reviewer, and an Associate Editor. Dr. McKenzie is a research ecologist with the US Forest […]
IRSTEA collaborates with IAWF on a May 2016 conference with a unique focus on Mediterranean climate, fire and the urban interface.
When it comes to the concept of “wicked problems,” the process and effects of rapidly accelerating climate change may prove to be the defining “wicked problem” of our era — and one that fire managers must seek to face and resolve. This on-the-scenes first-person report is not the definitive or final report from the fires in Tasmania — here Michael Hill offers the insights of a long-time firefighter (and Wildfire Magazine contributing editor) on the “what” of this particular incarnation of our wicked climate problem, so we might consider the “what next” — in Tasmania and elsewhere as our climate-and-fire regimes change.
In 2016 the International Association of Wildland Fire will experience some transition in the Executive Committee, as well as adding five new members to the Board of Directors. First, we have five outgoing Board of Directors: Alan Goodwin, Kris Johnson, Dave Moore, Ron Steffens and Richard Thornton. We wish you the very best and sincerely […]
Creating Wildfire-Inspired Art
KIMTEK Corporation has updated its website, www.kimtekresearch.com, with Improvements targeted to streamline online searches of the company’s growing product line and its numerous existing and emerging applications. KIMTEK’s line of slide-in FIRELITE® and MEDLITE® transport skid units, engineered to fit pick-up trucks and utility vehicles used for first response in off-road and remote areas, are […]
Gaia GPS shares the smartphone app and GaiaPro subscription to support and assist firefighters working in the field.
Marc Castellnou honored at 2015 Human Dimensions/Fire Safety Conference