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News and Events
Faculty of Forestry hosts Value Chain Optimization (VCO) Strategic Planning Workshop. Learn more
Martell, D.L. 2011. The Development and Implementation of Forest Fire Management Decision Support Systems in Ontario, Canada: Personal Reflections on Past Practices and Emerging Challenges. Learn More
Brian Stocks's publication list added to the publication collection at Firelab. Learn more
Grass Field Guide added to the publication collection at Firelab. Learn more
Professional Masters Program
Experienced Fire Personnel Interested in Graduate School?
For information concerning forest fire management graduate school opportunities click here.
Graduate Student Research Assistantships in the Firelab
We are seeking graduate students to participate in the following research projects.
New Partnership with Canadian Forest Service
The University of Toronto and Canadian Forest Service (CFS) recently partnered to develop a program in physical fire science based at the Faculty of Forestry at the University. This program focuses on research related to forest fire behaviour and the development of enhancements to the Canadian Forest Fire Danger Rating System (CFFDRS). read more
The Fire Behaviour Knowledge Base (FBKB) is now being hosted at fbkb.ca.
The staff and students associated with the Fire Management Systems Laboratory in the Faculty of Forestry at the University of Toronto study the impact of fire in boreal forest ecosystems and use operational research methods and information technology to develop decision support systems for fire and forest managers.