Utah Expert on Wildfires, Evacuation Decisions Available for Comment on Fires Out of Control in the Western U.S.

Expert Pitch

University of Utah Geography Professor Thomas Cova is an expert on wildfires and is available to comment on the fires burning out of control in Utah, Colorado, Arizona, California and New Mexico. Cova has been analyzing wildfires for years and has studied how people can protect themselves. He has also been involved in studying wildfire temperatures from aircraft and the relationship between mountain pine beetle infestations and wildfires.

Bio available here: http://faculty.utah.edu/u0085652-THOMAS_J_COVA/biography/index.hml

Cova is available for interview via satellite uplink from Univ of Utah on-campus TV studios of KUED TV. For more information about broadcast services, please visit: http://unews.utah.edu/broadcast-services.