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Session 2B Wildland Fire, Biodiversity, Landscapes and Remote Sensing Applications in the Eastern United States

    Session Chair

Dr. George Taylor
Professor and Assistant Dean
School of Computational Sciences MSN 5C3
George Mason University
4400 University Drive
Fairfax, VA 22030-4444

Mr. Stanley Coloff
Director of Ecosystems Science
Biological Resource Division
United States Geological Service
12201 Sunrise Valley Drive
Mail Stop 300
Reston, VA


Topics included

This session focuses on ecological aspects of wildland fires in the east and how remote sensing and simulation modeling can be applied to the issue. Specially, we shall address Wildland fire and biodiversity in the east, wildland fire and eastern invasive species, fire and aquatic biodiversity, remote sensing and modeling of habitat change and trends, and decision support systems for wildlife and fish management before, during, and after fires.