Fires

Fierce Fires in Bolivia
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Fierce Fires in Bolivia

For the second year in a row, fires have been widespread and persistent in the South American country.

Published Oct 15, 2020

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Assessing California Fire Scars
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Assessing California Fire Scars

Analyzing subtle differences in near-infrared and shortwave-infrared light from the landscape, scientists can provide some measure of the severity of wildfire burns.

Published Oct 14, 2020

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California’s Nightmare Fire Season Continues
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California’s Nightmare Fire Season Continues

Another stretch of intense heat has reinvigorated the state’s brutal 2020 fire season.

Published Oct 2, 2020

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Bobcat Fire Scorches Southern California
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Bobcat Fire Scorches Southern California

The fire is among the largest Los Angeles County has ever faced.

Published Sep 23, 2020

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A Meeting of Smoke and Storms
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A Meeting of Smoke and Storms

Satellites tracked smoke from wildfires as it spanned the continental United States and followed winds around two hurricanes.

Published Sep 17, 2020

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