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Tag: Wildfire
  1. A boat sits on dry land in Texas

    Impacts of El Niño and La Niña to intensify as climate warms

    When an El Niño or its opposite, La Niña, forms in the future, it's likely to cause more intense impacts over many land regions — amplifying changes to temperature, precipitation, and wildfire risk — due to the warming climate.

    • Climate

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  2. NSF/NCAR C-130 research aircraft being readied for takeoff

    Scientists fly into the heart of smoke plumes

    Scientists are gathering the most comprehensive dataset yet on western wildfire smoke and its impacts on weather, air quality, and climate.

    • Air Quality,
    • Weather

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  3. King megafire

    Fanning the flames of megafires

    Detailed observations and modeling of a California megafire highlight the role of small-scale winds in driving a conflagration.

    • Weather

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