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ISSUES

IN THIS ISSUE

  Verdant Fire Case Study.....Kiera Macauley

  PyroLife project kicks off: an ambitious Innovation Training Network on wildfires..... Celia Conde & Dr.Cathelijne          Stoof 

  Strategic planning at CIFFC:the next three years.....Maria Sharpe

  From books to blaze, and back again:Gaining a well-rounded education in fire management.....Kate Bezooyen

 

IN THIS ISSUE

  Canada's Blueprint for wildland fire science.....Chris Stockdale and Stacey Sankey

  Wildfires will only get worse unless we learn how to live with them.....Lynn Johnston, Alan Cantin, Joshua                      Johnston, Natasha Jurko, and Mike Flannigan

  Caribou Lake Fire Case Study: Focus on weather.....Maria Sharpe

  WildFireSat:A new Canadian wildfire monitoring satellite system on the horizon.....Joshua Johnston and Helena           van Mierlo

  NSERC Connect: Building a Wildfire Management Network.....Mike Flannigan

  To leave or not to leave: Understanding indigenous experience of evacuation in Canada.....Tara McGee

  Global fire challenges in a warming world.....François-Nicolas Robinne

  National Smoke Forum - Ottawa, November 2019.....Ginny Marshall

IN THIS ISSUE

  Exploring mulching treatment intensity: Productivity trials and fire behaviour.....Steve Hvenegaard

  Wildfires will only get worse unless we learn how to live with them.....Mike Wotton and Mike Flannigan

  A proposed experimental methodology for assessing the effects of biophysical properties and energy content on      live fuel flammability.....Oleg Melnik

  Not the new normal: an AI approach to BC wildfires.....Matt Toner

IN THIS ISSUE

  What's on tap for the 2018 wildfire season ..... Mike Flannigan
  Pelican Mountain FireSmart Fuel Management Research Site ..... Dave Schroeder

  Current research on Canada’s interface areas ..... Lynn M. Johnston
  Windrow burning in aspen - can we shift burning to the fire season? ..... Greg Baxter
  Ember Award for Excellence in Wildland FireScience, 2017 Recipient: Brian Stocks 
..... MikeWotton, Mike 

    Flannigan and Bill de Groot 

IN THIS ISSUE
  The 2017 Canadian Wildfire Season ..... Mike Flannigan
  Appropriate response - Ontario’s strategic approach to wildland fire ..... Colin McFayden and Den Boychuk

  Building a Blueprint - a renewed future for wildland fire science in Canada ..... Stacey Sankey
  Return to Flame: Reasons for Burning in Lytton First Nation, British Columbia ..... Michael Lewis, Amy Christianson     and Marsha Spinks
  Edmonton smoked in by BC wildfires, July 19-20, 2017 - a case study ..... Dan McLennan and Al Pankratz
  Gradual landscape anthropization and its effect on the pyrogeography of Alberta ..... François-Nicolas Robinne
  
Interpolating daily precipitation to improve fire danger rating in Alberta, Canada: which methods are best?

    ..... Xinli Cai
  An early warning system for forecasting human-caused fire activity using satellite-observed greenness ..... Paul     

    Pickell, Nicholas Coops, Colin Ferster, Chris Bater, Karen Blouin, Mike Flannigan and Jinkai Zhang
  Canadian Partnership for Wildland Fire Science Second Biennial Wildfire Science and Technology Retreat ..... Dan 

    Thompson
  Wildland Fire Canada 2016 award winners

IN THIS ISSUE
  Introducing the Canadian   Partnership for Wildland Fire Science ..... Mike Flannigan
  PyroCb: A Volcano-like Firestorm Sending Smoke into the Stratosphere ..... Mike Fromm
  The Canadian Interagency Forest Fire Centre - Roles and Activities ..... Kim G. Connors

  Wildfire Remote Sensing Workshop, 20 – 22 June 2017 in Montreal, Québec ..... Helena van Mierlo
  Moisture Changes from Sprinkler-watering ..... Devon Barnes, Greg Baxter, and Eric Miller

IN THIS ISSUE

  The Fort McMurray Wildfire: By the Numbers ..... Mike Flannigan, and Cordy Tymstra
  Departed Fire Regime Conditions from Historical References are Raising Concerns in Southern Alberta 

    ..... Marie-Pierre Rogeau
  Impact of the 2010 Russian Wildfires on Moscow’s Air Quality ..... David Lavoué and    Aika Davis
  Comprehensive FireSmart® Implementation: More than Just Forest Fuel Management ..... Kelly Johnston

  FireWork – A Canadian Operational Air Quality Forecast Model with Near-Real-Time Biomass Burning Emissions         ..... Radenko Pavlovic, et al.
  Fire Behaviour Observations from a Significant Mountain Wildfire in West Central Alberta ..... Kelsy Gibos

IN THIS ISSUE

  Letters From the Editors ..... Al Pankratz and Mike Flannigan
  Living with Fire: Prevention Helps, but Large Wildfires are Inevitable ..... Mike Flannigan and Mike Wotton
  The Edmonton PM10 event - July 16, 2014 ..... Blair Morrow, Brian Luzny and Al Pankratz
  Ventilation Forecasting ..... Al Pankratz
  Increasing Wildfire Growth Modelling Decision Support Using Ensemble Weather Forecasts Over the Province of        Alberta, Canada ..... Brett Moore
  Ensemble Lightning Prediction Models for Alberta, Canada ..... Karen Blouin

IN THIS ISSUE
  A Report on the Halifax National Smoke Forum, October 14, 2014 ..... Steve Sakiyama, Al Pankratz, Brian Simpson       and Kerry Anderson
  The Northwest Territories Up In Smoke: the summer of 2014 ..... Al Pankratz, Da ve Fox and Matt Seaboyer
  Integrative Wildland Fire & Smoke Modeling: Case Study of a Labrador Smoke Plume Reaching Greenland .....           David Lavoué

IN THIS ISSUE

  Preliminary Agenda - National Smoke Forum, Halifax , October 10, 2014
  Towards Establishing a National Forum on Smoke Forecasting in Canada ..... Brian Stocks
  Stereoscopic Retrieval of Smoke Plume Heights and Motion from Space-Based Multi‑angle Imaging, Using the            MISR INteractive eXplorer (MINX) ..... David Nelson and Ralph Kahn
  Wildfire Smoke from Start to Finish ..... Al Pankratz, David Lavoué and Aika Davis

IN THIS ISSUE

  Synoptic Atmospheric Transport of Wildfire Smoke Plumes to Greenland ..... David Lavoué
  Wildland Fire Canada 2012 Conference - Part 1 ..... Al Pankratz
  Wildland Fire Canada 2012 Conference - Part 2 ..... Peter Murphy
  Wildland Fire Canada 2012 Conference - Part 3 ..... Brian Stocks
  Manitoba Health-Office of Disaster Management’s Emerging Work on the Wildland Fire Smoke Portfolio                     ..... Barbara Crumb and Darlene Oshanski
  BlueSky Canada - Part 1 ..... Steve Sakiyama
  BlueSky Canada - Part 2 ..... Kerry Anderson
  BlueSky Canada - Part 3 ..... Roland Stull and Roland Schigas
  BlueSky Canada - Part 4 ..... Jed Cochrane

IN THIS ISSUE

  Photographs of the 2011 Slave Lake Fire ..... Kevin Parkinson
  Megafires: Reality or Hype? ..... Al Pankratz
  AQHI Event over the Southern Prairies, Sept. 9-11, 2011 ..... Justin Shaer
  The Western Canada BlueSky Wildfire Smoke Forecasting System: Continued Development, Evaluation and                 Operation ..... Steve Sakiyama
  Western Partnership for Wildland Fire Science ..... Mike Flannigan
  Evaluation of the BlueSky Smoke Forecasting System and Its Utility for Public Health Protection in BC ..... Jiayun         Yao

IN THIS ISSUE

  Identification of Smoke Plumes from Satellite Images ..... Victoria Wan, Charmaine B. Dean, W. John Braun, and          Sarah Henderson
  Photo Essay: Smoke Over Southern British Columbia, July 30, 2010 ..... Al Pankratz, Liz Pankratz
  The Great Alberta Smokeout of 2010 ..... Blair Morrow, Curtis Mooney, and Al Pankratz
  Forest Fire Smoke in Saskatchewan during the Summer of 2010 ..... David Lavoué

IN THIS ISSUE
  Canadian Wildland Fire Conference 2010 Report ..... Al Pankratz
  International Conference on Open Burning and the Arctic: Summary and Conclusions ..... David McCabe, Elena           Kobets, and conference participants
  Forecast Support to BORTAS-A (2010): Predicting Forest Fire Smoke Plumes over Nova Scotia ..... David Waugh et     al.
  The Western Canada BlueSky Wildfire Smoke Forecasting System Pilot: A Successful Launch ..... Steve Sakiyama
  Quebec Wildfires Spread Smoke to Eastern Canada and New England ..... David Lavoué

IN THIS ISSUE

  Conference Notes: AWMA ACE 2010 ..... Al Pankratz
  Fuel-type mapping for the CWFIS: Past, Present, and Future ..... Brian Simpson, Peter Englefield, and Kerry                   Anderson
  Impact of the 2003 Forest Fires on Air Quality in Western Canada ..... David Lavoué
  Air Quality Sampling during 2003 Prescribed Burns in Banff National Park; Part 2 ..... Brian Wiens

IN THIS ISSUE

  Quantifying wildfire emissions across North America with the Wildland Fire Emissions Information System .....                Nancy HF French
  Modelling the Interannual Variability of Black Carbon Emitted from Boreal and Temperate Wildland Fires ..... David     Lavoué
  Fire Emissions in Central Siberia ..... Douglas J. McRae, Susan G. Conard, Steve P. Baker, Yuri N. Samsonov and           Galina A. Ivanova
  The ARCTAS Intensive Ozonesonde Network Study (ARC-IONS) ..... David W. Tarasick, Anne M. Thompson and           Samuel J. Oltmans

IN THIS ISSUE

  Prometheus: the Canadian Wildland Fire Growth Simulation Model ..... Neal McLoughlin

  Black Carbon Records of 19th Century North American Fire Emissions in Greenland Ice Cores ..... David Lavoué
  Air Quality Sampling during 2003 Prescribed Burns in Banff National Park: Part 1 ..... Brian Wiens

IN THIS ISSUE

  ARCTAS: The Perfect Smoke ..... Amber J. Soja, Brian Stocks, Paul Maczek, Mike Fromm, Rene Servranckx, Merritt       Turetsky and Brian Benscoter
  The International Workshop on Advances in Operational Weather Systems for Fire Danger Rating ..... Michael             Brady

  Wildfire Smoke Forecasting for British Columbia and Alberta: The Bluesky Western Canada Extension Pilot Project     - Update on Progress ..... Steve Sakiyama
  Calculating Canadian Wildfire Emissions for Historical Analysis and Air Quality Forecasting Purposes ..... David             Lavoué
  Revisiting the 1950 Great Smoke Pall ..... Robert Field

IN THIS ISSUE

  A Smoke Forecasting System for British Columbia and Alberta: The BlueSky Western Canada Extension Pilot               Project ..... Steve Sakiyama

  Fire Smoke and Human Health ..... Sarah Henderson and Michael Brauer

  Agricultural Burning in Manitoba ..... Andrew Nadler

  Where There's Fire, There's Smoke ..... Kerry Anderson

  Biomass Burning Plumes Observed with the Dalhousie Raman Lidar ..... Thomas J. Duck, Lucy Crawford, Jonathan     Doyle, Steve Beauchamp, and Ray Hoff