Prescribed burn project announcement from NRS

The UC Natural Reserve System announces a new project – “Building Foothill Community Resilience to Wildfire with Prescribed Burns” – which will contribute information to the state to help anticipate and prepare for potentially catastrophic wildfires, and improve people’s awareness, acceptance, and confidence in using prescribed burning as a tool in wildfire management to protectContinue reading “Prescribed burn project announcement from NRS”

PostDoc Opportunity

Postdoctoral Scholar in Ecological Modeling of Fire Regimes and Vegetation GrowthBren School of Environmental Science, University of California Santa Barbara;Contact Naomi Tague ( Description:We are seeking a post-doctoral scholar to join our “Building Resilience to Wildfires” Team at the University of California, Santa Barbara. This is a cross-campus project with the goal of improving landscapeContinue reading “PostDoc Opportunity”

Rachel Torres Receives Excellence in Teaching Award

Congratulations to our own Tague Team Lab member – PhD student Rachel Torres – on receiving the Graduate Student Association Excellence in Teaching Award, recognizing her outstanding work for teaching and mentoring students in Earth System Science and Environmental Modeling at the Bren School, and Introduction to Environmental Science for the UCSB Environmental Studies department.

Lab collaborator Khorchani PhD defense

Congratulations to lab friend and collaborator Makki Khorchani (Instituto Pirenaico de Ecología (IPE-CSIC)) on his PhD defense last Friday of his dissertation “Effects of post-land abandonment management strategies on water resources, vegetation dynamics, and soil properties and redistribution in the central Spanish Pyrenees”. He used the RHESSys model to simulate the different vegetation and climateContinue reading “Lab collaborator Khorchani PhD defense”

TagueTeamLab at AGU

TagueTeamLab members/friends presenting at AGU: Chris Heckman, Naomi Tague – How a priori forest adaptations affect drought resilience to the 2012-2015 California drought. Poster B15E-1475, Monday Dec. 13, 2021, 2:00-4:00 Kazi Tamaddun, Louis Graup, Anne Lightbody – Modelling Watershed Sensitivity to Drought: Application of Authentic Online Learning on the HydroLearn Platform, Presentation ED12A-05, Monday Dec.Continue reading “TagueTeamLab at AGU”

Walk into Wildfire Exhibit

“Walk into Wildfire” — an immersive multimedia exhibit – will be presented at the Buellton Recreation Center from April 24 to May 1. Ethan Turpin, SERI-Fire Team member and The Burn Cycle Project’s founder/director, is the lead artist in the development of this three-sided 8×15 foot video screen installation that provides an immersive visual andContinue reading “Walk into Wildfire Exhibit”