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fire Special Issue: Land-Use and Fire around the World from the Past to the Present

A special issue of Fire (ISSN 2571-6255) is open for submission with GPWG members Julie Aleman, Olivier Blarquez and Boris Vannière as guest editors. Follow that link for all relevant information and in the post bellow Print Special Issue Flyer

GCD 4.0.2 and paleofire 1.2.2

We are please to announce that the GCD and paleofire R packages have been updated to their 4.0.2 and 1.2.2 versions, respectively. GCD major update from 3.X.X to 4.X.X version number is associated to extensive changes in the way data

Applying paleofire records in ecological management

We are very glad to share the last report from the Montreal Workshop that is now published in Wildfire Magazine. WORKSHOP REPORT: Applying paleofire records in ecological management, by: Kendrick J. Brown – Natural Resources Canada, Mitchell J. Power – University of

Perspective: Sparking New Opportunities for Charcoal-Based Fire History Reconstructions

We are happy to share the last GPWG2 paper published as a perspective in Fire. This perspective is a product of the last GPWG2 workshop held in Montréal October 2017. We wish to thank all the workshop participants and PAGES and

Paleofire knowledge for current and future ecosystem management

Montreal, October 10-14, 2017, GPWG2 Workshop Coordinators: Olivier Blarquez, Pierre Grondin and the GPWG2 Dear Colleagues, We are pleased to announce an open call for letters of interest to participate in a workshop on “Paleofire knowledge for current and future

Wildland Fire Canada 2016

The Wildland Fire Canada 2016 conference is fast approaching and is looking for exciting and innovative presentations. This year’s theme – Building Resilience is designed to reflect a critical fire management objective and challenge where changing patterns of wildland fire and other stressors demand

Reconstructions of biomass burning from sediment charcoal records to improve data-model comparisons

Abstract. The location, timing, spatial extent, and frequency of wildfires are changing rapidly in many parts of the world, producing substantial impacts on ecosystems, people, and potentially climate. Paleofire records based on charcoal accumulation in sediments enable modern changes in

Paleofire: data-model comparisons for the past millenium

27 September – 2 October 2015, Harvard Forest USA  A final synthesis workshop of the GPWG was held at Harvard Forest in Petersham, Massachusetts. The workshop aim was to bring researchers with paleodata expertise together with global fire modelers in order


Chair Boris Vannière (CNRS, France) co-Chair Jennifer Marlon (Yale University) Scientific Steering Committee Mitchel Power (University of Utah) Daniele Colombaroli (University of Bern) Anne-Laure Daniau (CNRS, France) Olivier Blarquez (Université de Montréal) ECR group leaders Colin Courtney-Mustaphi (University of York,

Focus Groups

Focus Group A: Fire baselines by biome Coordinator Anne-Laure Daniau, CNRS, Université de Bordeaux, France Fire is projected to increase in specific regions of the globe in response to a concomitant global warming and regional dryness due to high levels