The AirFire team held the first-ever Air Resource Advisor training in Seattle. The three day workshop, funded jointly by the Joint Fire Science Program and the U.S. Forest Service Fire and Aviation Management, help these emerging inciden support specialists to better understand issues around smoke and air quality resulting from fires through explorations of experiences at recent fires. [Adapted from the USFS Chief’s Desk: People Places and Things, March 22, 2013]
Save the Date!
The International Smoke Symposium, jointly sponsored by the IAWF, JFSP, and NWCG Smoke Committee promises to be unique opportunity for smoke researchers and fire and air quality managers to interact. Learn more at the International Smoke Symposium home page.
AirFire personnel Dr. Sim Larkin and Dr. Susan O’Neill are helping organize the conference.