USGS June Public Lecture Flyer
2019 June Public Lecture Flyer
USGS Fire Science: Understanding why wildlands burn and what can be done about it
By Paul Steblein, USGS Wildland Fire Science Coordinator
- Wildfires are expensive, dangerous, and have massive impacts on people and ecosystems, yet ecosystems evolve with wildland fire.
- USGS fire scientists help understand what factors affect wildland fire occurrence, intensity, spread, and effects.
- What can be done to reduce the damaging effects of wildfires and increase the beneficial aspects of wildland fire - USGS works with fire and land managers to identify cost effective options.
June 27th, 2019 at 7:00 PM (PDT)
345 Middlefield Road, Bldg. 3, Rambo Auditorium
Menlo Park, CA