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View Resource A Geospatial Tool for Assessing Potential Wildland Fire Risk in Central Texas

Wildland fires in the United States are not always confined to wilderness areas. The growth of population centers and housing developments in wilderness areas has blurred the boundaries between rural...

http://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc4870/
View Resource Emergency Incident Rehabilitation

The U.S. Fire Administration collaborated with the International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF) on the newly released updated and revised Emergency Incident Rehabilitation Manual (174 pages)....

http://tools.niehs.nih.gov/wetp/public/hasl_get_blob.cfm?ID=...
View Resource Fire and Fire Suppression

In this lesson, students will examine their assumptions about forest fires. They will learn about the conflicts involved with the forest service's new strategy, and they will study one case where a...

http://www.pbs.org/americanfieldguide/teachers/fires/fires_u...
View Resource Fire Ecology

Devoted to fire ecology in Yellowstone, this site includes sections on fire effects, fire facts, fire monitoring, Mt. Washburn FireCam, prescribed fire, reference / links, vegetation, weather page,...

http://www.nps.gov/yell/parkmgmt/fireecology.htm
View Resource Fire Effects

Information on the Jack Pine is provided and related directly to fire ecology principles. Plant response to fire and fire management considerations is covered by two sections on this site.

http://www.fs.fed.us/database/feis/
View Resource Forest and Flame in the Bible

A collection of biblical passages supporting the protection of forests, with descriptive text provided by the author.

http://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc9515/
View Resource Global Warming

Global Warming is the single biggest threat to wildlife today.

http://www.nwf.org/globalwarming/
View Resource NOVA Online - Fire Wars

This is an informative site relating to fire ecology. A listing of 20 facts about wildland fire is provided. Links to organizations involved with fire ecology are listed with brief descriptions for...

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/fire/resources.html
View Resource Occupancy Models to Study Wildlife

Wildlife species are rarely detected with perfect accuracy, but new techniques called occupancy models produce unbiased estimates of species distribution and dynamics. Assumptions, approaches, biases...

http://fresc.usgs.gov/products/fs/fs2005-3096.pdf
View Resource Sample Collection of Ash and Burned Soils from the October 2007 Southern California Wildfires

Between November 2 through 9, 2007 scientists from the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) collected samples of ash and burned soils from 28 sites in six areas burned as a result of the Southern California...

http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2009/1038/
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