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Wildfire and Drought: Impacts on Wildfire Planning, Behavior and Effects

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Tamara Wall / Desert Research Institute
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The National Integrated Drought Information System, in partnership with NOAA’s Western Regional Climate Center (WRCC), the California Nevada Applications Program (CNAP, a NOAA Regional Integrated Science Applications team), the Desert Research Institute (DRI), and the National Drought Mitigation Center (NDMC), hosted the “Integrating Drought Science and Information into Wildfire Management Workshop” in Boise, Idaho on 21-22 October 2015. Seventeen federal, state, NGO, and academic entities attended the workshop. 

Contents include how impacts of drought and fire intersect, with recommendations for knowledge transfer, tool development, research, communication and evaluation.

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cover of report shows fire image superimposed on cracked earth. logos displayed include NOAA, NIDIS, CNAP, CEFA, DRI, WRCC, NDMC
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Pacific Northwest
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Western Climate Region