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North Atlantic Fire Science Exchange – Fire Science Research Needs Synthesis Report

What fire research is most needed in our region? Read this report to delve into the perspectives of NAFSE’s community and to discover a response. Jessica Charpentier, student at Antioch University of New England, used a scientific approach to analyze available information for her service learning project. Managers make decisions using sound research and identifying needs for more research can call attention to the gaps. This study shows that increasing research in two areas could most improve prescribed burn implementation. The two needs are: a) regionally specific experimental prescribed fire and post-burn monitoring, and b) research on public knowledge gaps and strategies for influencing attitudes. Read the full report for more details.


Contact Jess Charpentier at jcharpentier@antioch.edu for more information.

Also included here is the compilation of available grey literature that Jess Charpentier put together which has been posted to the Reports and Data section of our website.

Summary Report Compilation.doc>