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University of Arkansas: Developing a decision support system for mudslide risk

NASA satellites captures images of the California wildfires

USD 1.14 million in funding was granted to the University of Arkansas in order to create a decision support system for assessing areas at risk for mudslides or rock falls caused by the effects of w

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mié, 22/10/2014 - 09:08
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36.0626
longitude: 
-94.1574

6th International Wildland Fire Conference scheduled for October 2015

The participants of IWFC 2015 will discuss historic and future relationships

The Korea Forest Service will join forces with Gangwon province to hold the 6th International Wildland Fire Conference (IWFC 2015) in October 2015, in Pyeongchang, Korea, in an effort to exchange v

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lun, 13/10/2014 - 08:52
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35.7127
longitude: 
139.762

Forecasting wildfire behaviour with WIFIRE

A map showing locations that experienced wildfires greater than 250 acres, from

A new instrument to fight the exponential increase of wildfires, WIFIRE, is currently being prepared in California, USA.

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mar, 19/08/2014 - 11:17
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32.8606
longitude: 
-117.186

Indonesia: Aqua and Terra satellites locate nearly 530 fire hotspots in Sumatra

Satellite images help detect fires in Indonesia

NASA’s satellites detected over 500 hotspots of forest, plantation and peatland fires across the island of Sumatra, Indonesia.

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mar, 25/02/2014 - 14:10
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-0.589724
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101.343

Report: Natural hazards in the USA in 2013

Satellite picture of the wild fire and Yosemite National Park.

A report released by CoreLogic, a US private analysis company, is offering a summary of the most si

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lun, 06/01/2014 - 11:35
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38.9072
longitude: 
-77.0365

American Geophysical Union (AGU) Chapman Conference 2013 on post-Wildfire

Hora y duración
Fecha límite de inscripción: 
jue, 16/05/2013
Ciudad: 
Colorado
Información básica
Fecha: 
25/08/2013 - 30/08/2013
Lugar: 
YMCA Camp of the Rockies – Estes Park Center
País: 
USA
Organizadores del evento: 

American Geophysical Union (AGU)

Idioma del evento: 
English

The overall goal of the conference is (1) to address the priority research issues, and (2) to synthesize existing empirical data in a quantitative manner that will improve or provide addition

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39.5501
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Myanmar Fire Service Department

Fire is the most frequent disaster in Myanmar as on average approximately 900 cases are reported every year in Myanmar.

EU Fire Maps predict High Risk of Wildfires in the Mediterranean region

The European Forest Fire Information System (EFFIS) has reported that Mediterranean countries are at high risk of fire during this summer.

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vie, 10/08/2012 - 13:42

Fires Stretch Across Central Africa

Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on NASA’s Aqua satellite from July 8, 2009, shows thick smoke from hundreds of fires (locations marked in red) burning in central Africa,

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mar, 14/07/2009 - 06:00

Remote Sensing - Wildfire Gallery