LANDFIRE 2010 ‰ÛÒ Updated Data to Support Wildfire and Ecological Management

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Data products and tools from the LANDFIRE Program help decision-makers clarify problems and identify possible solutions when managing fires and natural resources. The Program – a joint effort between the U.S .Department of the Interior Office of Wildland Fire, U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service Fire & Aviation Management, and The Nature Conservancy – provides the only complete geospatial dataset describing vegetation and wildland fuel information for the entire U.S.

Call for Papers ‰ÛÒ Wildfires: From Risk Assessment to Recovery

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Photo of a forest fire in Portugal. Credit: Flickr/Brian Johnson & Dane KantnerEarthzine is soliciting articles from all regions of the globe for its third quarter 2013 theme on Wildfires. We seek articles that use in situ, airborne, and spaceborne observations that contribute to our understanding of wildfires across all scales, from their causes to consequences, including use in planning, mitigation, preparedness, response, and recovery from these hazards.