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Frequency of comandra blister rust infection episodes on lodgepole pine

Publications Posted on: May 12, 2016
Comandra blister rust is a damaging canker disease of lodgepole pine in the Central Rocky Mountains. Our knowledge of previous blister rust outbreaks and the effects of weather and climate on rust epidemiology has not been sufficient to explain the frequency and severity of disease outbreaks.

Priest River Experimental Forest daily weather data: GHCND:USC00107386 - Priest River Experiment Station, ID US

Datasets Posted on: February 03, 2016
This data package contains daily weather observations from the Priest River Experimental Forest, in Idaho, as reported to the Global Historical Climatology Network (GHCN). Observations include daily temperature, precipitation, snow fall, and snow depth from 1898 through present.

Going to great heights for data and atmospheric monitoring

Lab Notes Posted on: December 09, 2015
Going to Great Heights for Data and Atmospheric Monitoring Posted by Carita Chan, Research & Development, U.S. Forest Service, on March 31 http://blogs.usda.gov/2015/03/31/going-to-great-heights-for-data-and-atmospheric-monitoring/

The Silalirijiit projects: Linking traditional ecological knowledge with technology-based climate modeling

Science Spotlights Posted on: September 11, 2015
“Silalirijiit” is an Inuktitut word that means "those who work with or think about weather." These projects link Inuit, Yupik, and Athabaskan knowledge with climate science to understand changing weather patterns and their impacts on the First Peoples.

Fraser Experimental Forest Headquarters station daily precipitation data: 1976-2003

Datasets Posted on: August 27, 2015
This data product contains daily precipitation measured at the Headquarters station of the Fraser Experimental Forest from 1976-2003.

Fraser Experimental Forest Headquarters station weekly precipitation data: 1976-2003

Datasets Posted on: August 27, 2015
This data publication contains weekly precipitation measured at the Headquarters station of the Fraser Experimental Forest from 1976-2003.

Fraser Experimental Forest Headquarters station hourly temperature data: 1976-2003

Datasets Posted on: August 27, 2015
This data publication contains hourly temperature measured at the Headquarters station of the Fraser Experimental Forest from 1976-2003.

Wildland Fire Management Research, Development & Application Program

Pages Posted on: August 14, 2015
The Wildland Fire Management Research, Development & Application Program (WFM RD&A) was initiated in 2007 to provide exemplary fire science integration and wildland fire management support to management agencies and partners. The program sponsors and guides the development and application of wildland scientific knowledge, develops decision support tools, and provides science application services to the interagency wildland fire community.

Measuring fire weather and forest inflammability

Publications Posted on: August 12, 2015
In the measurement of fire weather and forest inflammability, now practiced regularly at more than 90 forest stations in northern Idaho and western Montana, it is necessary to use many methods that are peculiar to this work. Some of these methods are familiar to meteorologists, but few foresters have had any appreciable training in meteorology.

Influence of weather factors on moisture content of light fuels in forests of the northern Rocky Mountains

Publications Posted on: August 12, 2015
The necessity of forest-fire protection is generally recognized in the United Slates. The tremendous damage done by forest fires each year to valuable timber, watershed cover, forest range, wildlife, recreational facilities, and personal property has impressed upon the people the need for preventing and controlling forest fires so far as this is humanly possible.

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