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Defining Extreme Wildfire Events: Difficulties, Challenges, and Impacts

Submitted by admin on Mon, 03/05/2018 - 11:55

Every year worldwide some extraordinary wildfires occur, overwhelming suppression
capabilities, causing substantial damages, and often resulting in fatalities. Given their increasing
frequency, there is a debate about how to address these wildfires with significant social impacts,
but there is no agreement upon terminology to describe them. The concept of extreme wildfire event
(EWE) has emerged to bring some coherence on this kind of events. It is increasingly used, often as

Prevent extreme fires in times of financial difficulties.

Submitted by admin on Tue, 09/06/2016 - 15:39

It will take place between 12th and 16th of September the I CYCLE  OF CONFERENCES  ON EXTREME FIRES with the title of Prevent extreme fires in times of financial difficulties.

The sessions will take place at Faculty of Arts, room 409 at 4.30 p.m.
 

It will take place between 12th and 16th of September the

Open entrance

Informations:firextr@gmail.com

PROGRAM:

Prevent extreme fires in times of financial difficulties.

Submitted by admin on Tue, 09/06/2016 - 15:15

It will take place between 12th and 16th of September the I CYCLE  OF CONFERENCES  ON EXTREME FIRES with the title of Prevent extreme fires in times of financial difficulties.

The sessions will take place at Faculty of Arts, room 409 at 4.30 p.m.
 

It will take place between 12th and 16th of September the

Open entrance

Informations:firextr@gmail.com

 

PROGRAM:

Boisechapter 2015

Submitted by admin on Sun, 07/10/2016 - 19:31

Tedim, F., Leone, V., & Xanthopoulos, G. (2015). Wildfire risk management in Europe. the challenge of seeing the “forest” and not just the “trees.” In Proceedings of the 13th International Wildland Fire Safety Summit & 4th Human Dimensions of Wildland Fire, Managing Fire, Understanding Ourselves: Human Dimensions in Safety and Wildland Fire (pp. 213–238). Boise, Idaho, U.S.: International Association of Wildland Fire, Missoula, Montana, U.S.