Note to Authors

We are interested in articles from across the globe, not just in Canada. To contribute send a note to


  • Please submit any articles as a .txt, Word or OpenOffice file format. Format text as 11 point Georgia, single line spacing.

  • The article can be short (minimum 400 words) or long (up to 5000 words).

  • Please include images and diagrams if possible. These serve to illustrate your article and allow flexibility in layout.

  • Ensure you have permission to use any graphics you include and credit the artist/photographer if necessary.

  • Images/diagrams embedded in your documents should have sufficiently high resolution to allow reasonable re-sizing without degradation. To ensure this it is best to also send high resolution .png or .jpg files of each figure.

  • Include captions for any photos, figures or tables.

  • Include your name, title, and institutional affiliation. If you are open to being contacted by readers, please add your email address.

  • Your submissions may be edited for space, spelling, grammar, etc.

  • Depending on space constraints, we may retain some articles for publication in succeeding issues.

  • Please ensure acronyms and potentially obscure references are adequately explained on first use.

  • The target audience is composed of professionals in government, industry and academia, all of whom are involved with wildfire and smoke issues. Both descriptive and technical articles are welcome.

  • The Canadian Wildland Fire and Smoke Newsletter will be published via email and on the Internet. Contents of all articles will be freely shared with anyone who is interested.