Proceedings of the 3rd Human Dimensions of Wildland Fire Conference

TitleProceedings of the 3rd Human Dimensions of Wildland Fire Conference
Publication TypeConference Proceedings
Year of Publication2012
AuthorsFox, RL
Conference NameHuman Dimensions of Wildland Fire
Date Published2012
PublisherInternational Association of Wildland Fire
Conference LocationMissoula, Montana
Keywordshuman dimensions of wildland fire, symposium proceedings


This proceedings contains articles, posters, and abstracts of presentations from the third Human Dimensions of Wildland Fire Conference held 17-19 April 2012 in Seattle Washington. The conference covered the social issues at the root of wildland fire management’s most serious challenges. Specific topics included: firefighter and public safety; shared responsibility for Community Wildland Fire Safety, public perception and management of wildland and prescribed fire smoke, social networks and communication in management of fire risk, organizational communication, preparedness to name just a few. The conference included 1 keynote presentation, a closing presentation, 79 concurrent presentations, eight special sessions, and twenty poster presentations. Conference attendees included fire researchers, wildland fire management practitioners, consultants and students from the Australia, Brazil, Canada, Mexico, New Zealand, Portugal, Spain and The United States.