Wildfires and their aftermath impact all Californians and cost the state hundreds of millions of dollars every year. How can we plan for and prevent wildfires, address them quickly to minimize damages, and ensure equitable recovery? Join expert researchers from UC’s campuses and national labs to learn how their cutting-edge work can help California achieve its wildfire resilience and recovery goals.

UC Wildfire Research Symposium

Friday, June 4, 2021

8 am to noon (PST)


Alert Wildfire: The Science, Implementation, and Impact of a Large-Scale Wildfire Monitoring System
Neal Driscoll, UC San Diego

Understanding Wildfire and its Impact in CA: Speeding the Science-to-Solution Pathway
Alex Hall, UC Los Angeles
John Battles, UC Berkeley

Moving Toward a Resilient California
Glenda Humiston, Vice President, UC Agriculture and Natural Resources

Modeling, Visualization, and Big Data to Inform Risk Assessments and Decision-Making
Michael Goulden, UC Irvine
Ilkay Altintas, UC San Diego
LeRoy Westerling, UC Merced
Rodman Linn, Los Alamos National Laboratory

Drought Impacts on Forests and Expected Wildfire Behavior
Crystal Kolden, UC Merced
Lara Kueppers, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, UC Berkeley
Andrew Latimer, UC Davis
Safeeq Khan, UC Agriculture, and Natural Resources

Register here: https://uckeepresearching.org/2021-uc-resilience-symposium-series/