NAFSE Winter Newsletter 2019

Winter Newsletter 2019

In this month's Newsletter:
NAFSE's Activities: ESRI Workshop, Webinar Recap, Winter Compact Meeting
Upcoming Events: NAFSE Field Trip, Conferences/Workshops, Training
New Website Resources: Northeast Barrens Legacy Publications, Coastal Barrens Synthesis
North Atlantic News: CPAW in NJ, Academic Programs, Recent Dissertations 
In The News: Regional and National News Articles
Resource Highlights: Wildfire Smoke Resilience Resources from the EPA
Photos: Cool photos from our region!

Smoke science: Understanding turbulence effects on smoke during prescribed fires

This month we highlight smoke science from the Pinelands of New Jersey where smoke impacts are never far from our minds. This research, brought to us by Dr. Warren Heilman of the USDA Forest Service's Northern Research Station along with his fellow researchers, highlights important observations of how turbulence forms in different types of fires, and how this research might be used in the future. 

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Smoke science: Smoke Model Review

Click here to check out NAFSE's January 2016 research brief. This month we look at a smoke model review from 2012 by Dr. Scott Goodrick (USDA Forest Service) and colleagues which details the applicability and assumptions of smoke models in use today. Great information on the latest in smoke models!

Photo by Bob Williams

Photo by Bob Williams

Wildland-urban interface focus: Smoke Management

Check out NAFSE's December research brief highlighting an informative report that came out of the USDA Forest Service's Southern Research Station: Managing smoke at the wildland-urban interface by Dale Wade and Hugh Mobley. This paper provides a template for sound decisions regarding smoke management in the wildland-urban interface.

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May 2015 Newsletter

In this month's Newsletter:
Announcing our NEW WEBSITE
March Field Trip Recap
Smoke Modeling Resources
In The News: NJ's Stockton University, Senate hearings, and regional articles and news clips on this year's fire season.
Upcoming Events: NAFSE Webinar and Workshops
Fire in Eastern Oak Forests Conference
One Fire Day: Short Stories of Memorable Fires
North Atlantic Fire Science Resource Highlight: Ecological Effects of Prescribed Fire Season


NJ Pinelands Prescribed Burn Research Project Video: Northern Research Station Overview of Project

In 2014, with assistance from the New Jersey State Forestry Services, U.S. Forest Service and international researchers from the United Kingdom and Russia teamed up to collect data on a prescribed fire conducted in the Pine Barrens of New Jersey.

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