CANCELLED Workshop #8- Interpreting Predictive Services Fire Potential Products: Fire Season 2015 perspective
Instructors: John Saltenberger, Fire Weather Program Manager, US Fish and Wildlife Service and Mike Powell, NWCC Fire Management Analyst, National Park Service
The workshop will review development of the suite of Fire Potential Products published by NWCC and explain how they can best be interpreted and applied by fire behaviorists. Emphasis will be placed on the philosophy that drove development of the suite of products and how they performed during fire season 2015 (and previous seasons) in Oregon and Washington.
Objectives: To better familiarize workshop participants with the suite of products developed and published by the Predictive Services unit of the Northwest Interagency Coordination Center in Portland. Product strengths and weaknesses will be reviewed so that fire behaviorists can better interpret