November 2020

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NPR Market Place: Active wildfires are fast-moving disasters, and the fallout can be terrible, too

Founder Natasha Stavros discusses the relevance of NASA observations from the FIREX-AQ campaign. The mission collects data on fire emissions that are damaging to human health and have uncertain, variable effects on climate depending on what burns and how it burns.

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Inside Science: Simultaneous Blazes, Like California’s Camp and Woolsey Fires, Have Become the New Normal

Founder Natasha Stavros talks with Inside Science about human causes for ignition in the wildland urban interface. Under human-caused global warming from climate change, we will see longer, hotter, drier fire seasons. As people continue to expand development into wildlands, we will see more devastating fires occurring at the same time.

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