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Restoration To At-Risk Areas Directed By NASA's Landsat Satellite Data
2013-08-21 10:21:57

While the 138,000-acre Silver Fire still smoldered, forest restoration specialists were on the job.

Special Online-only  Issue Of Frontiers In Ecology And The Environment
2013-08-15 09:17:39

The Ecological Society of America’s first online-only Special Issue of Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment showcases prescribed burns around the globe, some of them drawing on historical practices to manage forests and grasslands in fire-prone regions.

Tracking Fires From Space
2013-08-10 05:59:10

As wildfires rage across California, NASA scientists are using satellite imagery to both monitor the current blaze and create models designed to predict where future fires might occur.

Heat Wave Intensifies Siberian Wildfires
2013-08-08 08:21:58

The summer of 2012 was the most severe wildfire season Russia had faced in a decade. 2013 might be headed in the same direction after an unusual heat wave brought a surge of fire activity in northern Siberia in July.

Climate Change May Be Fueling Devastating Wildfires
2013-08-02 04:55:42

The larger, more destructive wildfires devastating some regions of the western US could be fueled by climate change, according to new research appearing in the Journal of Applied Meteorology and Climatology.


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