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Forest fire

ROSES-2024 Amendment 1: A.47 Earth Action: Wildland Fires Final Text and Due Dates.

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ROSES-2024 A.47 Earth Action: Wildland Fires solicits proposals for innovative solutions that leverage Earth observations to support some aspect of…

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NASA Flights Link Methane Plumes to Tundra Fires in Western Alaska

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Methane ‘hot spots’ in the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta are more likely to be found where recent wildfires burned into the tundra,…

Article7 months ago
Aerosols on Earth

Amendment 53: New Opportunity: A.65 FireSense Implementation Team

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A.65 FireSense Project is an effort focused on delivering NASA’s unique Earth science and technological capabilities to operational fire management…

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Following a slow start to the fire season, several blazes burned across the western U.S. in early August.

Amendment 50: A.48 Wildland Fires Not Solicited This Year

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The Wildland Fire Management Program supports the use of Earth observations to enable a strategic pivot from the suppression mindset…

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Projected Change in Fire Weather Index in Australia (1950-2100)

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This map shows change in a measure called “fire weather index” (FWI) since 1950 and projected out to 2100 with respect to…

Article9 months ago

Projected Change in Fire Weather Index in the Amazon Region (1950-2100)

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Analysis by the NASA Earth Exchange of high-resolution climate projections concludes that, if global temperatures keep rising and reach 2…

Article9 months ago