Lessons learned when two linked conferences — one focused on safety, the other on prescribed fires – invite a range of global experts to gather. By Núria Prat, Mariona Borràs, and Xavier Úbeda Professional conferences — where experts, practitioners and students gather — can be the genesis of new practices and ideas. This discovery process was multiplied […]
Welcome to the latest preview of the International Journal of Wildland Fire. IJWF content is free to IAWF Members. All journal content can be accessed by IAWF members through the IAWF Members-Only site. A sampling of research articles includes a blend of physical fire science, fire behavior, fire safety, communications, and community responses to fire […]
By Kori Blankenship, Anthony Beauchaine, Don Helmbrecht and Jeannie Patton Keeping fuel data current over time is an issue faced by many wildland fire managers. The landscape changes constantly – due to natural events like wildfires and hurricanes, and human activities, such as forest thinning, prescribed fire, and development – and such changes quickly render […]
New research examines smoke, resilience, drought and a range of other wildfire issues.
International Journal of Wildland Fire (IJWF) Outstanding Associate Editor Award 2016 – Geoff Cary Dr. Geoff Cary is the receipient of the Outstanding Editor Award of the International Journal of Wildland Fire for 2016. Please join us in congratulating Geoff for his many years of excellent service to the journal, both as an Associate […]
By Mélanie C. Rochoux1*, Cong Zhang2, Michael Gollner2 and Arnaud Trouvé2 1 CECI (Climate, Environment, Coupling and Uncertainties), CERFACS-CNRS, Toulouse, France 2 Dept. of Fire Protection Engineering, University of Maryland, College Park, MD, USA * Corresponding author Providing accurate predictions of the spread of wildland fires has long been a goal of the fire research community. Whether used […]
Reflecting back and looking forward on publishing wildland fire science with an international perspective.
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 […]
The first issue of 2015 features articles on sequestration, climate change, fire regimes and more.