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USGS Fire Science featured in Menlo Park Lecture Series

July 8, 2019

Paul Steblein (USGS Fire Science Cordinator) gave a public lecture on June 27th. The presentation, entitled "USGS Fire Science: Understanding why wildlands burn and what can be done about it", gave an overview of the diverse facets of USGS science that are important contributors to the fire science and fire management communities. 

The complete lecture can be viewed online at

Image of 2 scientists watching a fire from far away
2019 June Public Lecture FlyerUSGS Fire Science: Understanding why wildlands burn and what can be done about it By Paul Steblein, USGS Wildland Fire Science CoordinatorWildfires 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 AuditoriumMenlo Park, CA 94025

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