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18-1-01 Graduate Research Innovation (GRIN) More Information Actions
The Joint Fire Science Program (JFSP) invites current master and doctoral students enrolled at colleges or universities within the US in the field of wildland fire and related physical, biological, and social sciences to apply for a Graduate Research Innovation (GRIN) award. The purpose of a GRIN award is to enhance student exposure to the management and policy relevance of their research to achieve beneficial outcomes of funded work. Specific objectives related to management are to enhance student exposure to and interaction with fire and fuels managers, develop appreciation and understanding of fire and fuels managers information and research needs, and augment already planned and funded master or doctoral research to develop information and/or products useful to managers. The JFSP also is interested in understanding the science needs of decision-makers, which provides an opportunity for students to enhance their understanding of how science can be used to inform fire-related policy. As a result, these awards are intended to enable graduate students to conduct research that will supplement and enhance the quality, scope, or applicability of their thesis or dissertation to develop information and products useful to managers and decision-makers. Proposals must demonstrate relevance to fire, fuels, or resource management and include means to directly communicate with managers, when applicable, regarding project outcomes. Proposals must be directly related to the mission and goals of JFSP to be considered. Applicants are encouraged to search the JFSP website (www.firescience.gov) to learn more about the scope of JFSP activities. In addition, proposals must directly address management- or policy-related questions related to one or more of the following topic areas: * Fuels management and fire behavior * Emissions and air quality * Fire effects and post-fire recovery * Relative impacts of prescribed fire versus wildfire * Human dimensions of fire Proposals on topics not listed above will not be reviewed.

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06-1-1 More Information Actions
Proposals are sought to obtain, document, and evaluate critical, time-sensitive information or data during or immediately following future wildland fire incidents (wildfires and wildland fire use fires). Proposals should address the biological, social, cultural, or physical effects of wildland fires or evaluate the effects of post-fire treatments for slope stabilization or rehabilitation. Proposals are also sought that identify, document, and evaluate factors that influence an agency administrator?s decision processes related to selecting the appropriate management response and strategy. Proposals that will evaluate the effects of previous land management activities (such as mechanical treatment and/or prescribed burning that removed biomass) on fire behavior, fire severity, and/or fire effects will receive the highest priority for funding. Response teams must meet the requirements described in Section D - Special Requirements. Closed on Dec 14, 2005

06-1-2 More Information Actions
Proposals are sought to collect post-fire data on wildland fires that burned in 2005, which address the biological, social, cultural, or physical effects of wildland fires (wildfires and wildland fire use fires) or evaluate the effects of post-fire treatments for slope stabilization or rehabilitation. Proposals should address wildland/urban interface areas and issues as appropriate. Proposals that analyze and describe relationships between pre-fire condition and fire behavior, at local to landscape scales, specific to the effects of previous land management activities (such as mechanical treatment and/or prescribed burning that removed biomass) will receive the highest priority for funding. Proposals should take advantage of sites where pre-fire data is available on fuel treatments, fuel characteristics, and/or stand structure; such sites are strongly preferred. Closed on Dec 14, 2005

06-2-1 More Information Actions
Proposals are sought to directly address locally important knowledge or data gaps associated with planning and implementation of wildland fire, fuels treatment, or post-fire treatment actions that are specifically identified by an agency administrator (see definition section H). (Proposals, which address post-fire salvage logging and BAER treatments, should be submitted under AFP 2006-3) Closed on Dec 14, 2005

06-3-1 More Information Actions
Proposals are sought that will support the needs of wildland fire managers and policy makers in understanding past, current and future natural fire regimes and aid in the ability to assess current departures from historic conditions. Closed on Dec 14, 2005

06-3-2 More Information Actions
Proposals are sought that support the needs of wildland fire managers and policy makers in assessing the cumulative effects of wildand fuels treatments at the landscape level. Closed on Dec 14, 2005

06-3-3 More Information Actions
Proposals are sought that develop guidance for maintaining effective fire and non-fire fuels treatments, with the aim of supporting long-term fuels management. Closed on Dec 14, 2005

06-3-4 More Information Actions
Proposals are sought that evaluate the effects and effectiveness of post-fire management activities, including but not limited to burned area emergency stabilization, rehabilitation, restoration treatments, and post fire removal of woody material (e.g., salvage logging, biomass utilization). Closed on Dec 14, 2005

06-4-1 More Information Actions
The JFSP requests pre-proposals (two pages) for studies that will build on or extend results of completed JSFP research, propose re-measurement of past study sites or experimental plots, or evaluate and test models or modeling systems. Closed on Dec 14, 2005