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2nd International Congress on Fire in the Earth System: Humans and Nature

July 4 - July 8

The aim of the 2nd International Congress on Fire in the Earth System is to allow scientists, citizens and practitioners to share information, ideas and goals to use fire as a tool to achieve sustainability.

Participants with backgrounds such as fire dynamics, fire risk management, fire effects on vegetation, fauna, soil and water, and socio-economic, historical, geographical, political perception and land management approaches are invited. The aim is to connect the scientific communities from different regions of the world with the practitioners and citizens that will contribute to see different experiences and will boost the emergence of new approaches to fire research.

The sessions are the following:

  • Fire ecology: flora and fauna
  • Increasing the Resilience to fire and climate change in Europe
  • Fires at the Wildland-Urban-Interface
  • Human & Social Dimensions of Wildfire
  • Wildfires today: A scientific and societal challenge
  • Fire and soil hydrology
  • Landscapes, fire and human perception
  • Post-fire management and restoration in Mediterranean Europe
  • Wildfire prevention and nature conservation: National parks in Central Europe
  • Recurrent fires and Geomorphological processes
  • Rural Challenges, Social Communication and Fire Risk
  • Post-fire management and restoration in Eastern Europe
  • Geospatial maps/products/services in the various phases of wildfire management and decision-makers
  • Wildfire impact and resilient methods of conservation of the natural and built heritage and infrastructure in urban and rural zones
  • Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning for Wildfires
  • Climate-driven changes to wildfires
  • Fire regime and forest management
  • Data-Driven Wildfire Research: From Forests to Health Impacts
  • Patterns, projections and specific challenges of forest fires in Central Europe
  • Wildfires, environmental risks, and the role of management


July 4
July 8