Fires

A Busy Season for Crop Fires in Northwestern India
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A Busy Season for Crop Fires in Northwestern India

Burning leftover straw after the rice harvest has once again blanketed the region with smoke.

Published Nov 17, 2020

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East Troublesome Fire Spreads to the Rockies
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East Troublesome Fire Spreads to the Rockies

The blaze grew 140,000 acres in 24 hours to become the second largest fire in Colorado history.

Published Oct 26, 2020

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Record-Setting Fires in Colorado and California
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Record-Setting Fires in Colorado and California

The Cameron Peak and August Complex fires have punctuated a year of natural drama in the American West.

Published Oct 21, 2020

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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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