Projects

WILDLAND FIRE


Eastern Threat Center researchers work with other scientists nationally as well as with a variety of Federal, State, and local government agencies, universities, and non-governmental partners to address forest threats.

Select the titles on this page to learn more about the Eastern Threat Center's projects and collaborations related to wildland fire. View a staff resource guide to learn more about researchers studying this topic.


New and ongoing projects:

Assessment of ecosystem services and environmental threats across the Appalachians

2007 Georgia wildfires - Photo by National Interagency Fire Center Archive, Bugwood.org

Effects of prescribed burning on stream water quantity, quality, and fuel loads in a small Piedmont watershed in North Carolina

Effects of wildland fires and fuel treatment strategies on water quantity across the contiguous United States

Forest health monitoring, analysis, and assessment

LanDAT: Landscape Dynamics Assessment Tools

National Cohesive Wildland Fire Management Strategy

Quantifying large-scale patterns of forest fire occurrence

Technology development to support a national early warning system for environmental threats (ForWarn)

Understanding the drivers and impacts of Appalachian fire regimes


Completed projects:

Fire and fuel management in coast redwood

Modeling the effects of wildfire on sediment and nutrient loads in the southeastern U.S.


Pictured: 2007 Georgia wildfires - Photo by National Interagency Fire Center Archive,
Bugwood.org

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