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Article ID: 699061

University of Washington Forest Biologist Available to Discuss Wildfires in the Western States

University of Washington

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15-Aug-2018 4:15 PM EDT
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Article ID: 698724

Is fire the new normal in the American West?

University of Wisconsin-Madison

University of Wisconsin–Madison professor Monica Turner and her research team and colleagues explore how the patterns of fire and recovery are changing, particularly as the climate warms and drought becomes more common.

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8-Aug-2018 1:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 698416

Climate Change-Driven Droughts Are Getting Hotter, UCI Study Finds

University of California, Irvine

Dry months are getting hotter in large parts of the United States, another sign that human-caused climate change is forcing people to encounter new extremes.

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1-Aug-2018 2:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 697846

University of California, Irvine Professor an Expert on Heat Waves and Concurrent Climate Hazards

University of California, Irvine

University of California, Irvine Professor of Civil & Environmental Engineering Amir AghaKouchak is available for media interviews on how heat waves and drought are supercharging the wildfires currently ravaging Greece.

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24-Jul-2018 1:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 696591

Researchers Find Connection Between Water Quality and Forest Restoration After Fires, Climate Change

Northern Arizona University

The scholars from Northern Arizona University found the significant and worrisome negative effects of climate change and wildfire could be mitigated with targeted forest restoration.

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25-Jun-2018 1:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 696395

Experts Provide Tips on Keeping the Whole Family Safe and Sound in the Event of a Wildfire

Childrens Hospital Los Angeles

Two Children's Hospital Los Angeles experts - pulmonologist Shirleen Loloyan Kohn, MD, and psychologist Stephanie Marcy, PhD, provide tips on keeping the whole family safe and sound in the event of a wildfire.

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20-Jun-2018 1:45 PM EDT
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Article ID: 696099

Remember: Only You (and Artificially Intelligent Drones) Can Prevent Forest Fires

Arizona State University (ASU)

A team of ASU students built an AI drone to detect wildfires before they become catastrophic. The students will compete for a $100,000 prize in an international Microsoft pitch competition this summer.

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13-Jun-2018 4:45 PM EDT
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Article ID: 690489

Wildfire Intensity Impacts Water Quality and Its Treatment in Forested Watersheds

American Chemical Society (ACS)

The recent Thomas Fire in California was the largest wildfire in the state’s modern history. It scorched nearly 282,000 acres between December 2017 and January 2018, and serves as a reminder of how devastating such events can be. Now, researchers report that wildfires in forested watersheds can have a variable but predictable impact on the substances that are released from soils and flow into drinking water sources.

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6-Mar-2018 9:00 AM EST
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Article ID: 689844

CENIC Recognizes Technology Projects to Combat California Wildfires

University of California San Diego

Two University of California San Diego projects, along with a complementary University of Nevada, Reno project, have been selected as recipients of the Corporation for Education Network Initiatives in California (CENIC) 2018 Innovations in Networking Award for Experimental Applications in recognition of work advancing IT and telecommunications technologies to help minimize potential damage caused by wildfires.

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20-Feb-2018 4:15 PM EST
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Article ID: 686578

10 Tips for Staying Healthy During Wildfires: ATS Recommendations

American Thoracic Society (ATS)

This past weekend brought fierce Santa Ana Winds to Southern California that are expected to last all week. As of this writing, major fires are burning in Ventura County and other areas within Los Angeles County. The South Coast Air Quality Management District lists the following areas of direct smoke impacts: ftp://ftp.aqmd.gov/pub/globalist/Advisory2.pdf

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11-Dec-2017 11:05 AM EST
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