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  • The Fastest and Most Complex Wildfire Spread Pathway: Firebrand Spotting

     by Simona Dossi and Guillermo Rein, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Imperial College London Photo:  Firebrand shower during the 2018 Delta Fire in the Shasta-Trinity National Forest, California, USA. Photo courtesy of Noah Berger/Associated Press (noahbergerphoto.com). Photo shows numerous airborne firebrands and flames on the grass appear to be ignited by the landing firebrands Wildfires pose […]

  • Upcoming: High-latitude Fires, Arctic Climate, Environment, and Health Workshop (28 Mar)

    High-latitude Fires, Arctic Climate, Environment, and Health Monday 28th March 2022 Hybrid workshop (Online/Tromso, Norway) 09:00 -18:00 (CEST/ GMT+2) Conference website: https://www.assw.info The increasing occurrence of high-latitude fires associated with climatic extremes has led to significant and urgent social, economic and health challenges for communities in these regions. Hazardous pollution levels, for example, are regularly […]

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