Accomplishments

2001

Task Type

Description

Partners

Data Development

Developed Coarse-Scale Spatial Data for Wildand Fire and Fuel Management for Conterminous United States -- Version 2000 (7 GIS Layers)

F&AM

Literature Review

Assigned Fire Regime Groups to Kuchler PNVG – Needed for the Coarse Scale

F&AM

Data Development & Analysis

Mapped wildland fire risk to flammable structures for the conterminous United States. 

F&AM

2002

Task Type

Description

Partners

Modeling

Modeled risk of catastrophic fires for Southwest Eco-group using VDDT

Payette NF, Sawtooth NF, Boise NF

Data Development

Coordinated GIS for Hayman Fire Review Team

RMRS

Data Development & Analysis

Mapped the Cheatgrass – Caused Departure From Historical Natural Fire Regimes in the Great Basin, USA

F&AM

Modeling

Produced simulation of fuel treatments effects using FlamMap for Pahvant Range Healthy Forest Restoration Project

Fishlake NF, JFSP

FEIS Literature Review

Wrote species summaries for 3 T&E species in California

R5

FEIS Literature Review

Wrote species summary for sage-grouse

BLM

2003

Task Type

Description

Partners

Using FEIS

Provided support for developing Reference Condition Models for FRCC Guidebook

F&AM

Data Development & Analysis

Provided support to Multi-Agency Coordination Group in Northern Rockies During Fire Season 2003

R1

Literature Review

Provided Fire Regime Assignment in the Relative FRCC project

F&AM

Data Development

Produced Relative Fire Regime Condition Classes (Western US)

F&AM

Modeling

Modeled Vegetation succession using VDDT for Beaver River Watershed Analysis

Fishlake NF, JFSP

Modeling

Produced simulation of fuel treatments effects using FARSITE and FlamMap for Ash Creek Fuel Reduction Project

Utah BLM, JFSP

Analysis

Provided analysis of optimum fuel treatments using FlamMap for Greenville Fuel Reduction Project

Utah BLM, JFSP

Modeling

Produced simulation of fuel treatments effects using FVS-FFE for Duck CreekFuel Reduction Project

Dixie NF, JFSP

2004

Task Type

Description

Partners

FEIS-- tech transfer

Developed FEIS advisory committee-- 18 ologists and managers from BIA, BLM, FS, FWS, NPS, USGS, and TNC-- to guide decisions on FEIS content and structure

JFSP, F&AM

Using FEIS

Provided support for developing Reference Condition Models for Rapid Assessment

F&AM

Data Development

Provided support for Rapid Assessment -- Part of LANDFIRE

F&AM

Tech Transfer

Provided support in Development and Training for FRCC Guide Book

F&AM

Using FEIS

Provided support for developing Reference Condition Models for FRCC Guidebook

F&AM

Tech Transfer and Analysis

Provided Support of Coarse-Scale Data and Concepts (Maps, Tables, White Papers, Presentations, Customer Support, Emails, and Phone calls)

F&AM

Analysis

Provided Maps of FRCC by Active Large Fires (2002-2004)

F&AM

Tech Transfer

Provided support for FRCC Concepts

F&AM

Data Development

Provided support for LANDFIRE

F&AM

Literature Collection

Kept Fire Effects Literature Collection and reference database (Citation Retrieval System) accurate and up-to-date. Approximately 2,000 citations added/year.

F&AM

FEIS Literature Review

Wrote 70 species summaries (covering 71 species) for FEIS. Includes summaries that received complete review and revision.

F&AM

FEIS Literature Review

Wrote 30 species summaries covering 44 species of nonnative invasive plants; by end of FY05, total will be 41 summaries covering 60 species.

JFSP, F&AM

FEIS Literature Review

Managed quality of FEIS species summaries: Reviewed content and writing as summaries were produced, revised online summaries as needed

F&AM

Short courses

Taught 8 master classes (3 day duration) in FireWorks trunk-curriculum program. Also presented numerous 1-day classes & 1-hour presentations, reaching about 500 agency staff & classroom teachers.

RMRS, R4, Salish Kootenai College

2005

Task Type

Description

Partners

FEIS Literature Review

Writing new species summaries or synthesizing new information into existing summaries for 255 species

JFSP, F&AM

Short courses

Taught short courses in FEIS and on FireWorks reaching approx. 100 educators and agency communicators

Project Learning Tree

Tech Transfer Literature review

Develop Rainbow Series publication on fire & nonnative invasive plants

JFSP, CIPM, TNC-Wist

Tech Transfer

Consult with FEIS Advisory Committee on providing access to research results by species, plant community and/or geographic location; get 2-4 examples done

 

Tech Transfer

Improve access to CRS online, streamline CRS procedures for accessioning articles

Science synthesis team, FRAMES

Tech Transfer

Provide VDDT analysis & improved maps for Dixie/Fishlake NF Forest Plan Revision

Dixie/Fishlake NF

New inventory tech

Map Relative Fire Regime Condition Class for the Western United States

DOI

Support/Tech transfer

Keep Fire Effects Literature Collection and reference database (Citation Retrieval System CRS) accurate and up-to-date.  Approx. 2000 citations will be added

 

Support/ Tech transfer

Update, maintain & package fuel and vegetation data created for Northern Rockies Geographic Area Command during the fires of 2003

R1 Fire

Support/ Tech transfer

Continue support of the Coarse Scale Geopatial Data Layers, Relative Fire Regime Condition Class, and Forest Service Geospatial Regional Fire Leads geospatial data

F&AM and DOI

New inventory tech

Coordinate and support new Interagency & The Nature Conservancy Fire Ecology Technology Team

F&AM, DOI

New inventory tech

Coordinate and support the Fire Regime Condition Class (FRCC) Working Group and FRCC Guidebook Team; develop standards, educate audience

F&AM, DOI

Software

Deliver a full release of Nexus 2.0 crown fire hazard assessment system

SEM

   
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