4th International Fire Ecology and Management Congress
30 November – 4 December 2009
Savannah, Georgia, USA
The 4th International Fire Ecology and Management Congress hosted by the Association for Fire Ecology (AFE) will provide a forum on global wildland fire research and management. The Congress theme is Fire as a Global Process. AFE announced the call for Workshops and Special Sessions.The Congress will feature plenary sessions highlighting the relationship between indigenous and modern fire cultures around the globe; Special Sessions addressing these and other global fire issues are especially solicited. Submissions should represent original work pertaining, but not limited, to the following primary themes:
Flora of forests, shrublands, coastal marshes, etc. Fauna Insects & Pathogens Soil, Water & Air Observation papers & case studies
Integrating Science & Management
Research with management recommendations Rehabilitation & restoration Prescribed fire science Smoke management E.U. research program
Landscape level fire Prescribed fire behavior
Landscape level issues
Burned Area Emergency Response (BAER) Climate change effects both on fire and of fire Land use change Land degradation Fire and carbon accounting Fire and tropical deforestation
Landscape fire regimes Changing regimes Paleoecological studies
Role of Technology
Real-time, hyperspectral and LIDAR imagery GIS applications Alternative energy risks and realities Environmental constraints and solutions Fire behavior modeling systems
Cultural, Social & Economics aspects Education Fire and International Policies, such as the Kyoto protocol Integrated programs in countries other than the U.S.
Authors are invited to submit abstracts until April 3, 2009 via the on-line submission page (Click Here). Please limit your abstract length to 300 words. For more specific themes please visit the web site Scientific Program page (Click Here). Submissions will be reviewed by the Program Committee, and authors will be notified, via the e-mail provided on the proposal form, by May 15, 2009.