Event Details



The Science of Wildfires
 
Dates: 11/06/2013
Time:  1:15 PM to 2:15 PM
Location:  Stewart Lee Udall Department of the Interior Building, Rachel Carson Room
 
Summary: Dr. Matthew Rollins, U.S. Geological Survey Wildfire Science Coordinator will present the science that is used for decision making before, during, and after wildfires.
 
Fees: Free
 
Details: Learn about fire ecology, the effects of climate change on fire, applications of remote sensing, watershed effects, and post-fire rehabilitation and recovery. Dr. Matthew Rollins, U.S. Geological Survey Wildfire Science Coordinator will present the science that is used for decision making before, during, and after wildfires.

Special Assistance – For those in need of special assistance (such as an interpreter for the hearing impaired) or inquiries regarding the accessible entrance, please notify museum staff at (202) 208-4743 in advance of the program. Special needs will be accommodated whenever possible.

 
 
Contact: Diana Ziegler
 
Email: Diana_Ziegler@ios.doi.gov
 
Phone: 202-208-4743
 
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