Fuels Friday – A Canadian Wildfire Management and Science Workshop

What parameters do we want to measure?

Organized by Canada Wildfire, attend our virtual workshop series to discuss the current and future state of wildfire fuels measurement and modelling.

Workshop material will include live learning via Zoom and pre and post-workshop resources including videos.

Fuels Friday Session 1: Fuel structure: What it is and why we measure it

Friday, February 5, 2021

Our week one session will cover what fuels measurement is and why it is done. Join us for panel discussions with fuels practitioners and researchers.

Fuels Friday Session 2: Fuel measurement: Where it started and where it’s going

Friday, February 12, 2021

This session will cover standard measurement methods and new directions and technology. In bonus pre-workshop material we delve into guest expert perspectives.

Fuels Friday Session 3: Advantages and Challenges

Friday, February 19, 2021

This session builds on content covered in weeks one & two. Attendees will be organized into smaller groups where we will discuss advantages and challenges in using traditional fuel measurements alongside emerging technologies.


Fuels Friday Session 4: Fuel measurement: Working towards a fuel measurement decision guide

Friday, February 26, 2021

In this session, participants will be organized into smaller groups where we will build upon week three’s discussion to work towards a decision guide for the most appropriate fuel measurement technique. How can researchers and practitioners apply this new information to their work?