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NASA hopes drones will help fight fire

HAMPTON, Va. (WAVY) – New technology developed at Langley Research Center is designed to help spot and extinguish fires before they get out of control. 400 more words

Local News

Seminar Preview: " Facing a Fiery Future: Wildfire Applications of Remote Sensing"

Wildfires have become dramatically larger and more frequent across the western United States over the past 30 years, according to a recent study published in… 302 more words

Climate Change

Tips on bushfire preparedness

There’s a new post at the Helidon Hills Smokespotters website summarising some tips coming out of newly published research from some major wildfires in the western United States and from… 244 more words


Memorial Service For Air Tanker Pilot Who Died Fighting Yosemite Fire To Be Held Tuesday

SAN JOSE (CBS SF) — A memorial service for the air tanker pilot who died battling a wildfire in Yosemite last week will be held Tuesday in San Jose, Cal Fire officials said. 422 more words


Freehold Friday: Book sale!

I’m excited to spread the word that I’m going to be offering Alea Jacta Est on a Kindle Countdown Deal starting this Sunday the 19th at 7am (CST)!!!   316 more words


Mountain Diary: moths, wildfire and sand storm

Moth Wars -Monday

Two moths came in the door with me Monday night.

It was full dark, so dark that I had had to take the car home and leave the unlighted golf cart behind. 1,488 more words


"Slow Awakening: Ecology’s Role in Shaping Forest Fire Policy"

In this article-length guest blog post, retired U.S. Forest Service research forester Stephen F. Arno discusses why fire management is impeded today and says we need to look at the history of fire policy in tandem with the development of the science of disturbance ecology to gain a better understanding of the issue.  5,784 more words

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