Southern California Fuels Treatments Data Set
Downloadable files of historical and recent fuels treatments in Southern California.
Resprouting Chaparral Dies from Postfire Drought. Research Brief.
Source of Sediment Hazards on Steep Slopes. Research Brief.
Fire behavior in masticated fuels. Research Brief.
Fire, Spatial Structure, and Heterogenity in Sierra Nevada Forests. Research Brief.
Fire Regimes in the "Two Californias." Research brief.
The 2015 Joint Fire Science Program Research Funding Opportunity Solicitation is open through Nov 21, 2014. Both the primary and the Graduate Research (GRIN) funding opportunities can be found here.
The California Fire Science Consortium coordinated the Panel Review of the California Board of Forestry and Fire Protection's Draft Vegetation Treatment Plan Environmental Impact Report (VTPEIR). The report from this review is available here.
Upcoming field trips
None at this time.
The IAFC's Wildland Urban Interface (WUI) conference is a five-day event offering hands-on training and interactive sessions designed to address the challenges of wildland fire. Preconference: March 20 – 24, 2015
Conference: March 24 – 26, 2015. Reno, NV
The Association for Fire Ecology (AFE) invites you to the Sixth International Fire Ecology and Management Congress, Nov 16-20, 2015, San Antonio, TX
California Fire Science Consortium Twitter feed
Keep an eye open for Firewatch in 2015, video game where you play as a fire lookout. http://t.co/sQEdIbqtd0
Drones growing and melting themselves may sound like Sci-fi now but someday may help track wildfires http://t.co/N50HiuYgIX
We fight fire like football, switching b/t defense & offense. Instead, let's fight like soccer w/ the same players! #RxFireFuture Lee Tarney
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To best communicate local science, the CFSC is divided into 4 regional teams and one statewide wildland-urban interface team. Statewide coordination is through UC Berkeley. Visit the pages below for regional contact information and resources:
For website information or general questions, please contact:
Stacey Sargent Frederick
California Fire Science Consortium
Wildland Fire Science Lab
360 Mulford Hall, UC Berkeley
Berkeley, CA 94720