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Description: This is a common space that can be used by the USGS community to share any and all information related to fire science at the bureau. Check back for information about our Community of Practice calls or other announcements related to fire science.

Points Of Contact: Paul Steblein ( and Rachel Loehman (

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Past Meeting Materials and Forum   List of Past Meetings


MS Teams connection info is emailed to those on the cdi-firescience mailing list. 

June 15, 2021 Meeting

Join Microsoft Teams Meeting 
+1 202-640-1187   United States, Washington DC (Toll) 
Conference ID: 791 380 917# 


  • Fire Science Update - Paul Steblein
  • Leaders Intent for Fire Science – Anne Kinsinger, AD Ecosystems
  • Science Presentation: Kurtis Nelson, EROS, Topic - USGS Fire Danger Forecast Program Overview


Schedule of Fire Sci CoP calls for remainder of FY 2021

The Fire Sci CoP calls will generally be held on the 3rd Tuesday of the month and set for 4pm ET.  We are using MSTeams. The specific dates reserved are as follows:

  • January 19
  • February 16
  • March 16
  • April 20
  • May 18
  • June 15
  • July 20
  • August 17
  • Sept 21

Calendar invites will be going out next to CoP participants.  If you are interested in sharing your fire science, please send an email or call Paul Steblein.

Fire Science Forum

Please feel free to use the Fire Science Forum to ask questions or to initiate new discussions with this group. Archives of presentations and files from past Community of Practice calls can also be found here.

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