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Tag: Wildfire
  1. Wildfire in Colorado mountains.

    Wildfire experts provide guidance for new research directions

    Fire experts across the nation call for a more strategic and interdisciplinary approach to pursuing wildfire research and protecting vulnerable communities.

    • Air Quality,
    • Climate,
    • Weather

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  2. Sea ice in Iceland.

    Wildfire smoke can affect Arctic sea ice, new research shows

    Emissions from North American wildfires can have impacts on sea ice thousands of miles away, scientists find.

    • Climate

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  3. Scientists use AI to update data vegetation maps for improved wildfire forecasts

    A new technique developed by NCAR uses artificial intelligence to efficiently update the vegetation maps that are relied on by wildfire computer models to accurately predict fire behavior and spread.

    • Weather

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  4. Emergency vehicles drive past California wildfire

    Scientists develop method for seasonal prediction of western wildfires

    This summer’s western wildfire season is likely to be more severe than average but not as devastating as last year’s near-record, according to an experimental prediction method developed by NCAR scientists.

    • Climate,
    • Weather

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  5. Wildfire in Oregon.

    Pacific Northwest wildfires alter air pollution patterns across North America

    Increasingly large and intense wildfires in the Pacific Northwest are altering the seasonal pattern of air pollution and causing a spike in unhealthy pollutants in August, new research has found.

    • Air Quality

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