Chief Fire Officers Association Wildfire Forum (External organisation)

Activity: MembershipMembership of networkResearch

Description

Invited to give ad hoc presentations to the Forum, for example on; (i) Knowledge for Wildfire project; (ii) geospatial research using national Incident Recording System data with criteria developed in collaboration with the Forum to identify significant wildfires from smaller vegetation fires -- the definition was was subsequently used in the Scottish Government's national operational guidance on wildfire, written by members of the Forum; (iii) Wildfire Threat Threat Analysis for the Swinley Forest fire.

Other collaborative work with the Forum has included a joint paper for the Wildfires 2015 conference comparing risk assessment of wildfire in Community Risk Registers and the Fire Services Incident Risk Management Plans with data from the Incident Recording System.
PeriodMay 2012Nov 2015
Held atChief Fire Officers Association Wildfire Forum, United Kingdom
Degree of RecognitionNational

Keywords

  • wildfire management
  • wildfire prevention
  • stakeholder engagement
  • geospatial analysis