Species Summaries: Plant Species Invasive plants Wildlife Species Kuchler Potential Natural Vegetation Type System Help: About FEIS Format of species summary Glossary Tutorial Search FEIS: Website Reference: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station, Fire Sciences Laboratory (2002, July). Fire Effects Information System, . Available: http://www.fs.fed.
NIFC is the nation's logistical and support center forwildland firefighting.
Explore the companion site to the NOVA program Fire Wars on the year 2000 season of wildfire, including behind-the-scenes stories from the producer, monthly global fire maps, how plants use fire, a wildfire simulator, a fire lab that reveals the chemical nature of fire, how firefighters gear up, and resources such as links, books, and credits.
Wildfire History and Ecology Needle-fire in ponderosa pine. Photograph courtesy of Rocky Mountain Research Station, Flagstaff, Arizona. Except for changes in climate, wildfires probably had the largest single impact in shaping the ecology of the Colorado Plateau prior to Euro-American settlement. Whether lightning-caused or started by native peoples, wildfires were once quite common occurences ...
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