Fires

Alisal Fire Rages Near Santa Barbara
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Alisal Fire Rages Near Santa Barbara

Chaparral shrublands and strong winds are fueling the fast-moving fire.

Published Oct 13, 2021

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A Record-Breaking Year for Fire in Sakha
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A Record-Breaking Year for Fire in Sakha

Fires burned 8.4 million hectares in the eastern Russian republic.

Published Oct 8, 2021

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A Multi-Dimensional Fire Challenge
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A Multi-Dimensional Fire Challenge

Accumulating fuels and rising populations are contributing to California’s large, destructive fires.

Published Oct 5, 2021

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What’s Behind California’s Surge of Large Fires?
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What’s Behind California’s Surge of Large Fires?

Heat waves and droughts supercharged by climate change, a century of fire suppression, and fast-growing populations have made large, destructive fires more likely.

Published Oct 4, 2021

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Southern California Under Smoke
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Southern California Under Smoke

The KNP fire complex and Windy fire are threatening groves of giant sequoias and prompting authorities to issue evacuation orders.

Published Sep 24, 2021

Atmosphere Heat Land Fires Remote Sensing