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Latest Ecological succession Stories

2011-11-23 08:00:00

The Environmental Sciences Network Life-Sciences.net features the latest scientific publications in this discipline.

Ocean Temps Can Predict Amazon Fire Season Severity
2011-11-12 05:28:06

By analyzing nearly a decade of satellite data, a team of scientists has created a model that can successfully predict the severity and geographic distribution of fires in the Amazon rain forest and the rest of South America months in advance.

2011-11-11 01:37:27

Tiny temperature changes on the Atlantic and Pacific oceans provide an excellent way to forecast wildfires in South American rainforests.

Image 1 - Aerial Robot System Can Save Firefighter Lives
2011-11-09 13:43:55

A system built by University of Cincinnati experts around an unmanned aerial vehicle has faced a real-world test in a West Virginia controlled forest burn, and proved its usefulness.

Image 1 - Drying Intensifies Wildfires, Carbon Release Ninefold
2011-11-02 03:59:05

Drying of northern wetlands has led to much more severe peatland wildfires and nine times as much carbon released into the atmosphere, according to new research led by a University of Guelph professor.

Image 1 - NASA Takes A Look Back At A Decade Of Fires
2011-10-20 04:36:48

For more than a decade, instruments on Terra and Aqua, two of NASA’s flagship Earth-observing satellites, have scanned the surface of our planet for fires four times a day.

2011-10-15 07:00:00

Ever looked out the windshield on the way to work wondering, “Where the heck did THOSE storm clouds from?” Don’t be the last guy on your block still doing that. FireWhat Inc.

2011-09-22 07:00:00

With over 25,000 injured in fires each year and an estimated $8.6 billion annually in property damage, wildfire safety and preparedness can save residents located in vulnerable areas not only

Historical Link Between Humans, Fire Investigated
2011-09-15 11:59:21

Mankind's relationship with fire, and the ways people have historically used and managed these flames, are among the topics covered in a new study.


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