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April 13 Webinar: Marshall Fire Research Updates via CONVERGE

Free webinar Wednesday, April 13, 2:00 - 3:00 pm MST - the CONVERGE Virtual Forum dedicated to research conducted in the aftermath of the 2021 Boulder County Fires.


The fourth forum in this series on the 2021 Boulder County Fires will highlight four new research studies focused on fire behavior and fire modeling, damage to the built environment, built environment policy and household recovery, and ecosystem recovery after the Marshall Fire. Each of the research teams will take 10 minutes to present the preliminary findings from their research on the fires.

Researchers from all disciplines and practitioners from any organization or institution are welcome to attend, as are interested members of the community and general public.


Read more about the research teams, their projects and RSVP here.


Topics include:

  • PREDICTING SURVIVABILITY OF STRUCTURES DUE TO THE MARSHALL FIRE

  • CHALLENGES AND SOLUTIONS FOR SMALL DRINKING WATER SYSTEMS AND PRIVATE WELL OWNERS IMPACTED BY THE MARSHALL FIRE: PRELIMINARY RESULTS

  • CAN BIG IDEAS ABOUT RESILIENCE SURVIVE THE REALITY OF A DISASTER? BUILT ENVIRONMENT POLICY AND RECOVERY AFTER THE MARSHALL FIRE

  • CHALLENGES AND SOLUTIONS FOR SMALL DRINKING WATER SYSTEMS AND PRIVATE WELL OWNERS IMPACTED BY THE MARSHALL FIRE: PRELIMINARY RESULTS

  • MONITORING THE RECOVERY OF THE COAL CREEK ECOSYSTEM AFTER THE MARSHALL FIRE

These Virtual Forums focused on the 2021 Boulder County Fires are convened by CONVERGE at the Natural Hazards Center in the Institute of Behavioral Science and RISE: Resilient Infrastructure with Sustainability and Equity in the College of Engineering and Applied Science at the University of Colorado Boulder (CU). Also working in partnership with CO-LABS and CU’s Research & Innovation Office.



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