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Abrahamson, Ilana

Position: 
Supervisory Ecologist
Employee Role: 
Staff, FMI (Fire Modeling Institute)
Phone Number: 
(406) 329-4831
Address: 

<p>RMRS Missoula Fire Sciences Laboratory<br>5775 US&nbsp;Hwy 10 West <br>Missoula, MT 59808</p>

Education: 
  • M.S., Forestry, University of Montana
  • B.A., Environmental Studies, Binghamton University
Personal Summary: 

Ilana leads the Fire Effects Information System (FEIS) team of the Fire Modeling Institute in the Fire, Fuel, and Smoke program of RMRS. Prior to leading the team, Ilana was a writer/ecologist with the University of Montana’s Fire Center and wrote Species Reviews and Fire Regime Syntheses for FEIS. Ilana also writes and edits hands-on activities for the FireWorks curriculum, which teaches students about the science of wildland fire.

Affiliation: 
RMRS-FFS
Modified: Dec 20, 2016

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Abrahamson, Ilana L. 2014. Fire regimes of Alaskan white spruce communities. In: Fire Effects Information System, [Online]. U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station, Fire Sciences Laboratory (Producer). Available: http://www.fs.fed.us/database/feis/fire_regimes/AK_white_spruce/all.html

Abrahamson, Ilana. 2014. Arctostaphylos manzanita. In: Fire Effects Information System, [Online]. U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station, Fire Sciences Laboratory (Producer). Available: http://www.fs.fed.us/database/feis/plants/shrub/arcman/all.html

Abrahamson, Ilana L. 2013. Fire regimes in Hawai'ian plant communities. In: Fire Effects Information System, [Online]. U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station, Fire Sciences Laboratory (Producer). Available: http://www.fs.fed.us/database/feis/fire_regimes/Hawaii/all.html

Abrahamson, Ilana L.; Nelson, Cara R.; Affleck, David L. R. 2011. Assessing the performance of sampling designs for measuring the abundance of understory plants. Ecological Applications 21: 452–464.