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  • Simulations show Large Human-made Wildfires in Indonesia Impact on El Niño Weather

    Photo: Firefighters battle a blaze near Pekanbaru, Riau in 2019. These wildfires, initiated by humans, quickly become out of control in the region, burning for months on end with devastating consequences. Source: Wahyudi/AFP/Getty Images [1]. Clara Bayley is Leverhulme Wildfires summer placement student. She has recently completed her undergraduate degree in Natural Sciences at the […]

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  • PhD Studentships – King’s-China Scholarship Council

    Supervisors and Projects Prof Martin Wooster martin.wooster@kcl.ac.uk Project 1: Machine Learning of Wildfire Forecasting Fires are an inherently stochastic process, and thus difficult to forecast.  Wildfire danger is commonly calculated largely on the basis of meteorological data and forecasts, to forewarn of periods of high fire risk. However this does not forecast the actual presence […]

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