Researchers from the Healthy Landscapes Program read the forest's scorches and scars to learn about Jasper National Park's history of wildfire.
Human influences superseded climate to disrupt the 20th century fire regime in Jasper National Park, Canada
Peer reviewed paper from the Healthy Landscapes Program.
We are pleased to announce the launch of a new project called Landscapes in Motion, a multi-disciplinary, landscape-scale undertaking to understand how fire has shaped the landscape in the southern Rockies of Alberta.
Our researchers and projects have been in the media lately. Here's a quick roundup of the coverage.
Slideshow of the event, including panel presentations and the field tour.
Fort McMurray wildfire serves as a reminder to Canadians that there are ways to improve safety of forest communities.
Dr. David Andison speaks to CFAX 1070 (Victoria) about Fort McMurray wildfire. Interview starts at the 0:09:10 mark.
Peer-reviewed publication from the fRI Research Healthy Landscapes Program
On July 10 & 11, 2013, researchers from the Healthy Landscapes Program's fire history research team gathered together in Hinton to present details of their ongoing research, and to conduct a field tour of significant sites. We have captured the information in short videos, full-length videos (to come), photos and documents.
Research update for project within the Healthy Landscapes program.
Proceedings from the 2013 field tour and workshop from the Healthy Landscapes program.
Stop #2 on July 11, 2013 during the Healthy Landscapes Program field tour - Burning issues in Alberta's forests: Fire regimes in the montane forests of the foothills and Jasper. Raphael Chavardes and Lori Daniels demonstrate sampling in a mixed severity fire site.