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Spring 2021 MIST Speaker Series Schedule

The spring speaker series is co-organized with the Environmental Systems Graduate Group. The schedule is posted at  Seminars | Environmental Systems Graduate Group (

Talks are Wednesdays, 12:30-1:20pm (Pacific)

Fall 2020 California Fire Science Seminar Series 

Hosted weekly by UC Merced and UC Berkeley 

Every Thursday from 3:00 – 4:00 pm (PST) from September 10 – December 17, 2020.

Sept. 10 How do we solve the “Wicked Problem”?: the State of Fire Science in California
Sept. 17 Radar and Lidar Observations of Wildfire Plume Dynamics
Sept. 24 Human dimensions of wildfire: Examining wildfire risk mitigation on private property and across landscapes
Oct. 1 Fuel Treatments and Megafires: lessons from the 2014 Carlton Complex, north-central WA
Oct. 8 TBA
Oct. 15 TBA
Oct. 22 A Micro-Meteorological Perspective into Wildland Fire Dynamics
Oct. 29 Wildfires across California’s diverse landscape: from ignition, spread, to severity
Nov. 5 Post-fire Soil Carbon Dynamics: Implications on Movement of Particulate and Dissolved Pyrogenic Carbon
Nov. 12 Fires, Air Pollution, and Public Health: A Remote Sensing-Based Perspective
Nov. 19 Challenges and Opportunities for Increasing Prescribed Fire on Federal Lands in the West: Lessons from Case Studies and Broader Implications for Improving US Fire Management
Dec. 3 Damage inspection and research implications on the California structure ignition problem
Dec. 10 Household Decision Making and Evacuation Behavior during Wildfires
Dec. 17  TBA

Prior Semesters

Affiliated Seminars