The Oregon Wildland/Urban Human Fire Interface

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How Fire Works

Wildlife-Wildfire Interface

Oregon's Vulnerability

Biscuit Fire

Urban-Wildfire Interface

Firefighting Techniques

Sources

GEOGRAPHY 361 HOMEPAGE

 

 

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Abbott, P.L., 2006, Natural hazards, McGraw Hill, 5 ed., p. 402-427.

Agee, J., Wakimoto R., and Biswell, H., 1978, The severe weather wildfires: Too hot to handle?, Northwest Science, vol. 71, p. 153-157.

Azuma, D., Donnegan, J., and Gedney, D., 2004, Southwest Oregon biscut fire: an analysis of forest resources and fire severity [Research paper]: Portland, Pacific Northwest Reseach Station, USDA, 30p.

Cunningham, W.P., Cunningham, M.A., Saigo, B.W., 2003, Environmental science; a global concern, Boston, McGraw Hill, p. 312-315.

Donato, D.C., Campbell, J.L., Fontaine, J.B., Kauffman, J.B., Law, B.E., Robinson, W.D., 2006, Post-wildfire logging hinders regeneration and increases fire risks: Science: Department of Forest Science, OSU; Department of Fisheries and Wildlife, OSU; Institute of Pacific Islands Forestry, U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service, v. 311, p.352

“Fire Statistics.” U.S. Fire Administration. 2006. 23 April 2006. http://www.usfa.fema.gov/

Fitzgerald, S.A., 2002, Fire in Oregon’s forests: risks, effects, and treatment options: Oregon Forest Resources Institute, 164 p.

“Forest Fire Information.” Oregon Natural Resources Council. 2002. 20 April 2006  http://www.onrc.org/info/fire/

“Idenitfying and Assesment of Communities at Risk in Oregon.” Oregon Depatment of Foresty. 2006. 17 April 2006. <http://www.oregon.gov/ODF/index.shtml>.

LaLande, J., 2003, Native Americans and fire: Pacific Historical Review: Southern Oregon University, v. 72, p. 617-622.

“Landscape and Construction.” Firewise.  2006. 15 April 2006. http://www.firewise.org/fw_index.htm

Morrow, Fran. Phone interview. 10 April 2006.

Roering, J.J., Gerber, M., 2005, Fire and the evolution of steep, soil-mantles landscapes: Geology: Department of Geological Sciences, University of Oregon, v. 33, p. 349-352.

Photos

Heading picture (left) http://redcross-pdx.org/Prepare%20Oregon/Wildfires.htm

Heading picture (right) http://www.forestlearn.org/watershed/fire/cat_fire.htm

Wildfire definitions http://www.nwcg.gov/pms/pubs/glossary/index.htm

University of Washington Study: http://depts.washington.edu/ehuf503/jc/Donato.pdf

The Kalmiopsis Wilderness Area:http://www.wilderness.org/Library/Documents/WildfireSummary_Biscuit.cfm

Biscuit Fire Picture: http://www.wildlandfire.com/pics/wall/wildfire_biscuit.jpg

Oregon Forest Types Map: http://www.onrc.org/info/fire/

MISR Image of Biscuit Fire: http://eosweb.larc.nasa.gov/HPDOCS/misr/misr_html/biscuit_oregon_fire.html

Burn Severity Satellite Image:  http://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/Newsroom/NewImages/images.php3?img_id=10800

A crown fire in the wild-Source: http://www.lbl.gov/Science-Articles/Archive/assets/images/2005/Aug-11/montana-ravalli-bitterroot-wildfires-elk-bath.jpg

chain saws:http://images.google.com/imgres?imgurl=http://www.fistausa.org/images/chainsaw2.jpg&imgrefurl=

A helitorch starting a fire: http://www.mnics.org/Images_galleries/Aircraft/Helicopters/images/Helitorch_JPG.jpg

A helicopter laying retardant on a forest: http://www.fs.fed.us/nwacfire/wedge/gallery/photos/general/r-drop.jpg

Mowing: http://www.ocagcomm.com/images/weed_method_flail_mowing.jpg

A pulaski: http://outdoors-magazine.com/IMG/gif/Pulaski.gif 

A broom: http://www.wfrfire.com/website/front/index.htm?/website/misc/tools/broom.htm&front

Thinning, a thinned forest, a man pruning a tree: Fitzgerald, Stephen A., Fire in Oregon's Forests: Risks, Effects, and Treatment Options, Extension Forestry Program Oregon State University

Ponderosa Pine:http://www.onrc.org/info_images/forest_types.jpg

Douglas Fir: http://www.fvcc.edu/academics/botany/RockyMountainFlora/images/ETHtml.htm

Post Logging Siskiyou Mountains: http://www.fvcc.edu/academics/botany/RockyMountainFlora/images/ETHtml.htm

City of Ashland: http://www.ashland.or.us/Page.asp?NavID=8433

Firewise: http://www.firewise.org/resources/files/fw_brochure.pdf

Oregon Department of Foresty: http://egov.oregon.gov/ODF/FIRE/images/interimhighriskareas.jpg