Fire — Editors

Editors

Dr. Alistair M. S. Smith
Editor-in-Chief
Department of Forest, Rangeland, and Fire Sciences, University of Idaho, 875 Perimeter Drive MS 1133, Moscow, Idaho 83844-1133, USA
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Interests: environmental biophysics; fire combustion dynamics; air quality and smoke management; remote sensing of ecosystem processes
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Dr. Dan Neary
Associate Editor
USDA Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station, 2500 South Pine Knoll Drive, Flagstaff, AZ 86001, USA
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Interests: prescribed fire and wildfire; fire severity; post-fire erosion and flooding; BAER; watershed impacts of fire; effects of fire on soils
Dr. Alan F. Talhelm
Associate Editor
Air Pollution Specialist, Climate Investments Assessment Section, Transportation & Toxics Division, California Air Resources Board, Sacramento, CA 95812, USA
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Interests: forest ecology; ecosystem science; biosphere-atmosphere interactions; plant physiology; biogeochemistry; global change biology
Dr. Grant Harley
Associate Editor
Idaho Tree Ring Lab, Department of Geography, University of Idaho, Moscow, ID 83844, USA
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Interests: dendrochronology; paleoclimatology; climate change; wildfire; drought; cave and karst environments
Dr. Michael Falkowski
Associate Editor
Warner College of Natural Resources, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO 80523, USA
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Interests: remote sensing; forestry; forest science; landscape ecology
Dr. Stephen L. Quarles
Associate Editor
Chief Scientist for Wildfire and Durability, South Carolina Wind and Hail Underwriting Association Senior Fellow, Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety, 5335 Richburg Road, Richburg, SC 29729, USA
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Interests: hurricane and high wind building durability and fire protection
Dr. James A. Lutz
Associate Editor
S. J. & Jessie E. Quinney College of Natural Resources, Utah State University, 5230 Old Main Hill, Logan, UT 84322-5230, USA
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Interests: forest ecology; community ecology; fire ecology; biogeography; climate change
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Dr. William M. Jolly
Associate Editor
USFS, RMRS, Missoula Fire Sciences Laboratory, 5775 Hwy 10 W, Missoula, MT 59808, USA
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Interests: wildland fire behavior; fuel moisture; fuel chemistry; live fuels; fire danger; ecophysiology
Dr. Daniel Johnson
Associate Editor
Forest, Rangeland and Fire Sciences, University of Idaho, 875 Perimeter Drive MS 1133, Moscow ID 83844-1133, USA
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Interests: climate change; drought; photosynthesis; transpiration; cavitation; embolism; stomata and water relations
Dr. George P. Petropoulos
Associate Editor
Department of Geography and Earth Sciences, University of Aberystwyth, Old College, King Street Llandinam Building, Room H4 Aberystwyth, Ceredigion SY23 3DB, UK
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Interests: Earth Observation; GIS; multi- and hyper- spectral remote sensing; land use/cover mapping; change detection; natural hazards; fires; floods; land surface interactions; evapotranspiration; soil moisture; land surface temperature; land biosphere modelling; Soil Vegetation Atmosphere Transfer (SVAT) models; EO algorithms benchmarking; sensitivity analysis
Dr. Dennis R. Becker
Associate Editor
Department of Natural Resources and Society, University of Idaho, 875 Perimeter Drive, MS 1134 Moscow, ID 83844-1134, USA
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Interests: fire policy; community planning; social impacts of fire; economics
Dr. Chad M. Hoffman
Associate Editor
Warner College of Natural Resources, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado 80524, USA
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Interests: wildland fire; fire modeling; fire ecology; forestry
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Editorial Board

Dr. John Abatzoglou
Department of Geography, University of Idaho, 875 Perimeter Drive MS 3021, Moscow ID, 83844-3021, USA
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Interests: climatology and meteorology; climate change; mountain environments
Dr. Jennifer K. Balch
Director of Earth Lab & Assistant Professor, Department of Geography, University of Colorado-Boulder, Guggenheim 110, 260 UCB, Boulder, CO 80309, USA
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Interests: fire ecology; land use/landcover change; global change ecology; tropical forest ecology
Dr. Luigi Boschetti
Associate Professor, Department of Natural Resources and Society, University of Idaho, Moscow, ID 83844, USA
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Interests: fire behavior and modelling; fire effects on vegetation, soils, and hydrology; algorithm development and monitoring through the remote sensing of fires with radiometers, unmanned aerial devices, aircraft, and satellite sensors
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Special Issue: New Sensors, Multi-Sensor Integration, Large Volumes: New Opportunities and Challenges in Forest Fire Research
Special Issue: Remote Sensing of Fire and Its Impact on Land and Atmosphere
Prof. David Bowman
Professor of Environmental Change Biology, School of Biological Sciences, The University of Tasmania, Private Bag 55, Hobart TAS 7001, Australia
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Interests: fire ecology; pyrogeography; human fire use; landscape ecology; biogeography; wildlife management; fire and soils; vegetation dynamics; flammability; smoke health effects; fire management policy
Dr. Pietro A. Brivio
Institute for Electromagnetic Sensing of the Environment, National Research Council (IREA-CNR), Via Bassini 15, I-20133 Milano, Italy
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Interests: remote sensing of natural resources and disturbances; forest fires and burned area mapping; biomass burning emissions; land cover mapping and validation methods
Prof. Emilio Chuvieco
Department of Geology, Geography and the Environment, University of Alcala, Colegios 2, 28801 Alcalá de Henares, Spain
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Interests: Satellite Earth Observation; Geographic Information Systems; burned area mapping; fire risk assessment; fuel type mapping
Dr. Candis S. Claiborn
Laboratory for Atmospheric Research, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, 2001 Grimes Way, Washington State University, Pullman, WA 99164-5845, USA
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Interests: air quality; atmospheric aerosol chemistry; chemical characterization, source apportionment, emissions, and health effects of atmospheric aerosols; characterization of particles from wildfires and agricultural burning
Prof. Mark A. Cochrane
Appalachian Laboratory, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science (UMCES), 301 Braddock Road, Frostburg, MD 21532, USA
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Interests: climate change; fuels treatments; remote sensing; land cover change; tropical ecosystems; Earth System Science
Dr. Richard G. Everett
Department of Forestry, Division of Natural Resources, Salish Kootenai College, P.O. Box 70, Pablo, MT 59855, USA
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Interests: fire history, fire scar dendrochronology, fire ecology, forest baseline reconstruction, forest health & resiliency, climatic effects on forests
Dr. Thomas H. Fletcher
Professor and Chair, Chemical Engineering Department, Brigham Young University, 350 CB, Provo, UT 84602, USA
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Interests: fundamentals of pyrolysis, ignition and combustion of live shrubs; flame-merging behavior; semi-empirical modeling of fire spread in shrubs; solid fuel devolatilization and combustion science (coal, biomass, petroleum coke, oil shale); soot formation, combustion, and gasification
Prof. Dr. Scott Goetz
School of Informatics, Computing and Cyber Systems (SICCS), Northern Arizona University, PO Box 5693, Flagstaff, AZ 86011, USA
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Interests: earth observation; lidar remote sensing; ecosystem dynamics; boreal forest ecology; fire disturbance
Dr. Philip Higuera
Dept. of Ecosystem and Conservation Sciences, University of Montana, Missoula, MT 59812, USA
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Interests: fire ecology; forest ecology; paleoecology; Arctic; boreal forest; tundra; subalpine forest; Holocene; fire-climate relationships; Rocky Mountains; fire history; fire regimes
Dr. Andrew T. Hudak
Research Forester, Forestry Sciences Laboratory, 1221 South Main Street, Moscow, ID 83843, USA
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Interests: landscape, vegetation, and fire ecology; remote sensing of vegetation patterns and processes; forest and rangeland ecology and management; empirical modeling of spatially explicit ecological data
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Special Issue: Wildland Fires
Dr. Jason W. Karl
Associate Professor and Harold F. and Ruth M. Heady Endowed Chair of Rangeland Ecology, Department of Forestry, Rangeland, and Fire Sciences, College of Natural Resources, University of Idaho 875 Perimeter Drive, MS 1135 Moscow, ID 83844-1135
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Interests: vegetation monitoring and assessment; envirometrics; remote sensing and spatial analysis; wildlife habitat; restoration effectiveness
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Special Issue: Unmanned Aircraft in Fire Research and Management
Dr. Crystal A. Kolden
Department of Forest, Rangeland, and Fire Sciences, University of Idaho, 875 Perimeter Dr. MS 1133, Moscow, ID 83844, USA
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Interests: remote sensing; landscape ecology; socio-ecological and human-environment dimensions of wildfire; fire management; climate change; vulnerability
Prof. Robert Kremens
Center for Imaging Science, Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY 14623, USA
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Interests: Fire behavior; Fire energy partition; Fire instrumentation, in-fire; Fire instrumentation, airborne and UAV; Fire effects to biological systems (dose-response); Remote sensing of fires (airborne)
Dr. Eckehard Lorenz
Optical Information Systems, German Aerospace Center (DLR e.V.), Rutherfordstraße 2, D-12489 Berlin, Germany
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Interests: space borne fire instrumentation; fire detection; remote sensing​ of active fire and FRP; fire algorithm development; validation methods
Dr. Sean Michaletz
Biosphere 2 and Ecology & Evolutionary Biology, University of Arizona, BioSciences West, room 310, 1041 E Lowell St. Tucson, AZ 85721, USA
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Interests: plant physiological ecology; macroecology; fire behavior and effects
Dr. Travis Paveglio
Department of Natural Resources and Society, University of Idaho, 875 Perimeter Drive, MS 1134 Moscow, ID 83844, USA
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Interests: human dimensions of wildfire; fire policy; fire adapted communities; wildfire management
Prof. Dr. Stephen Pyne
Regents Professor, School of Life Sciences, Arizona State University, Box 874501, Tempe, AZ 85287, USA
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Interests: fire history; anthropogenic fire; history of fire science; fire culture; fire policy and institutions
Dr. Gareth Roberts
Geography and Environment, University of Southampton, Highfield, Southampton, SO17 1BJ, United Kingdom
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Interests: fuel consumption; fire radiative power; fire detection; air quality; biomass burning emissions; burned area
Dr. Carl A. Seielstad
Associate Professor - Fire Science & Management, UM FireCenter Program Director - Fire and Fuels, College of Forestry and Conservation, The University of Montana, Missoula, MT 59812, USA
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Interests: fuels; fire behavior; fire ecology; remote sensing; lidar; forest structure
Dr. Caitriana Steele
USDA Southwest Climate Hub, USDA Jornada Experimental Range, Las Cruces, NM 88003, USA
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Interests: rangeland ecology; remote sensing; geospatial analysis; climate change; vulnerability; post-fire impacts; stakeholder engagement
Dr. Eva K. Strand
Department of Forest, Rangeland, and Fire Sciences, University of Idaho, 875 Perimeter Drive MS 1133, Moscow, Idaho 83844-1133, USA
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Interests: landscape ecology, geospatial analysis, plant community ecology, fire ecology, landscape dynamics, ecosystem processes
Ms. Tercia Strydom
Kruger National Park, South African National Parks (SANParks), Private Bag x402, Skukuza 1350, South Africa
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Interests: fire ecology, fire management, soil science, geohydrology, ecohydrology; integrated water resource management and the social aspects which go hand-in-hand with catchment management
Prof. Dr. Kevin Tansey
School of Geography, Geology and the Environment, University of Leicester, University Road, Leicester, LE1 7RH, UK
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Interests: fire disturbance modelling; fire frequency assessment; validation methods; fire mapping algorithm development; carbon emissions; earth observation
Dr. Wade Tinkham
Department of Forest and Rangeland Stewardship, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO 80523, USA
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Interests: biometry; sampling; monitoring; fuels characterization; forest stand dynamics
Dr. Guido van der Werf
University Research Chair, Faculty of Science, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Interests: global fire dynamics; fire-climate interactions; burned area; emission factors; fire emissions
Dr. Adam C. Watts
Associate Research Professor, Fire and Unmanned Systems, Division of Atmospheric Sciences, Desert Research Institute, 2215 Raggio Parkway, Reno, NV 89512, USA
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Interests: smoldering combustion; emissions; landscape ecology; fire ecology; restoration; rehabilitation; peatlands; organic soils; muck fires; unmanned aircraft systems; UAS; UAV; drone; tree mortality; fires in wetlands; prescribed fire
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Special Issue: Unmanned Aircraft in Fire Research and Management
Dr. Grant Williamson
School of Biological Sciences, University of Tasmania, Private Bag 55, Hobart, TAS 7001, Australia
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Interests: air quality and smoke management; GIS; remote sensing; fire ecology; landscape ecology; fire modelling; smoke transport modelling; forests; climate change; emission factors
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Special Issue: Wildland Fires
Prof. Martin Wooster
Professor of Earth Observation Science, ​​NERC National Center for Earth Observation & Department of Geography, King's College London, Strand, London WC2R 2LS, UK
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Interests: global biomass burning; remote sensing​ of active fire and FRP; emissions factors; fire emissions; air quality; in situ and UAV measurements
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Special Issue: Remote Sensing of Fire and Its Impact on Land and Atmosphere
Dr. Kara M. Yedinak
School of Environmental and Forest Sciences, University of Washington, 1221 South Main Street, Moscow, ID 83843, USA
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Interests: wildland fire physics; environmental biophysics; wildland fire acoustics; fire-atmosphere interactions and modeling; fire behavior
Prof. Jonathan Yoder
Professor, School of Economic Sciences | Director, State of Washington Water Research Center, Washington State University, Pullman, WA 99164-6210, USA
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Interests: Environmental and resource economics, Econometrics, policy analysis, Wildfire risk management, protection, and suppression economics, policy and impacts
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