Original Project Plan approved by WFLC. read more ...>
MTBS Overview paper download ...>
Scientific references are a list of Journal publications and conference proceedings relevant to MTBS.
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Mapping Burn Severity for Burned Area Emergency Response (BAER) and Monitoring Trends in Burn Severity (MTBS) is a summary description of the relationship between MTBS and BAER projects and data. Read more ...>
MTBS Project Presentations
- Establishing a Nationwide Baseline of Historical Burn Severity to Support Monitoring of Wildfire Effects and national Fire Policies (Presented at 11th Biennial USDA Forest Service Remote Sensing Applications Conference (RS2006)) view presentation ...>
- Building a National Fire Atlas (Presented at the 2006 International Fire Ecology and Management Congress) view presentation ...>
- Historical Fire Severity Data for the Pacific Southwest and Pacific Northwest Regions of the United States (Presented at 2008 SPIE Remote Sensing of Fire: Science and Applications Conference) view presentation ...>
- A Multi-Decadal Geospatial Data Record of Fire Severity for the United States (Presented at Forest Service Geospatial 2009 Conference) view presentation ...>
- Systematic Mapping of the Location, Extent and Severity of Fires in the United States (Presented at 2009 Forest Service Monitoring Trends in Land Cover Workshop) view presentation ...>
- Monitoring Trends in Burn Severity: Geospatial Data Access and Online Data Summaries (current as of February 2012).
- Monitoring Trends in Burn Severity: Overview and Current Mapping Status (current as of February 2012).
- Brewer, C.K., Schwind, B., Queen, L., Quayle, B. & Eidenshink, J. (2007). Alternative Landscape Pattern Analyses using MTBS Historical Burn Severity Data. Proceedings of Climate Change Impacts on Boreal Forest Disturbance Regimes, Fairbanks, AK, May 30 – June 2, 2007.
- Howard, S. (2005). Monitoring Trends in Burn Severity. USGS Wildland Fire Science Workshop. Tucson, AZ, December 6-9, 2005.
- Pabst, K., Johnson, V., Howard, S.M. (2009). Southern California Wildfires 1984-2007: Burn Severity Trends and Ecological Implications. Association for Fire Ecology Fourth International Fire Ecology & Management Congress: Fire as a Global Process, Savannah, GA, November 30 – December 4, 2009.
- Schwind, B., Eidenschenk, J. & Quayle, B. (2008). Historical Fire Severity Data in the Southwestern United States: Results from the Monitoring Trends in Burn Severity Project. Association for Fire Ecology Regional Conference 2008 Fire in the Southwest: Integrating Fire into Management of Changing Ecosystems, Tucson, AZ, January 28-31, 2008. The Association of Fire Ecology.
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