Natural Event

Alisal Fire Rages Near Santa Barbara
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Alisal Fire Rages Near Santa Barbara

Chaparral shrublands and strong winds are fueling the fast-moving fire.

Published Oct 13, 2021

Heat Land Fires Human Presence

Eruption Continues at La Palma
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Eruption Continues at La Palma

Cumbre Vieja volcano is making its presence felt from above and below.

Published Oct 9, 2021

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A Record-Breaking Year for Fire in Sakha
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A Record-Breaking Year for Fire in Sakha

Fires burned 8.4 million hectares in the eastern Russian republic.

Published Oct 8, 2021

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Satellites View California Oil Spill
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Satellites View California Oil Spill

Satellite imagers can make oil spills easier to detect in open water.

Published Oct 7, 2021

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A Multi-Dimensional Fire Challenge
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A Multi-Dimensional Fire Challenge

Accumulating fuels and rising populations are contributing to California’s large, destructive fires.

Published Oct 5, 2021

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