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Wildland Fire Challenge Project Topics

Here are some ideas to get you thinking about projects related to Wildland Fire problems. This list is by no means exhaustive; these ideas are examples of problems identified by some of our faculty and industry mentors. Teams are encouraged to either pursue one of these sample problems or one related to their own interests and ideas.

How can competing disasters be managed?

What predicts success or failure of ballot measures?

Facilitating whole home air filtering

Tracking WIldfire Donations

Improve early detection of wildfires using wildfire tracking cameras

What jobs are most impacted by wildfires?

CALFIRE needs help developing real time evacuation tools

What is the best investment for protecting your home at the WUI?

We need improved ways to process accumulated fuels, preferably without fire.

Balancing goals for recreation, forestry, grazing, and mining

Develop a system to track health impacts

What kind of public support is there for wildland fire policies?

Improve tracking of wildfires from satellite images

Developing new technologies and uses for harvested materials

Can you empower vulnerable populations?