gran canaria wildfire
The Copernicus Sentinel-2 mission captures the blaze on the island of Gran Canaria, one of Spain’s Canary Islands... ESA · 4 weeks
'Good news' as Canary Islands blaze subsides  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
A wildfire that has raged across vast areas of the Spanish holiday island of Gran Canaria since the weekend has abated as winds have dropped, local officials said Tuesday. more
Residents return home as Canary Islands blaze weakens  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Residents forced from their homes when a devastating wildfire erupted on the Spanish holiday island of Gran Canaria began returning Tuesday, although firefighters were still battling to contain the blaze, officials said. more
More evacuations as Canary Islands fire out of control  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
A wildfire raged out of control on the Spanish island of Gran Canaria Monday, forcing more evacuations as flames in some parts rose so high even water-dropping planes were unable... more
Firefighters stabilise Canary Islands fire, most residents go home  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Most residents in the Spanish holiday island of Gran Canaria who were evacuated over a raging wildfire were able to return home Wednesday after firefighters aided by cooler temperatures and... more
California hospitals and nursing homes brace for wildfire blackouts  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 days
California has seen a relatively slow start to this year's wildfire season, but Wanda Chaney still frets every time it's hot and windy in Chico, a college town about two... more
New wildfire models to predict how wildfires will burn in next 20 minutes  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
While it's impossible to predict just where the next wildfire will start, new researc is getting into the microscopic details of how... more
Rethinking our resilience to wildfire  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
The 2017 wildfire season was the most extensive and expensive in U.S. history. Fires scorched 10 million acres in the western U.S. and federal fire-suppression expenditure surpassed a record $2.9 billion. There's no end to the record breaking... more
Machine learning used to help tell which wildfires will burn out of control  SCIENCE DAILY · 28 minutes
Scientists have developed a new technique for predicting the final size of a wildfire from the moment of ignition. more
Best practices for wildfire adaptation and resilience  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
New research outlines best practices for social and ecological resilience in a Western landscape where wildfires are becoming inevitable. more
Rebuilding after wildfire is not enough to curb future disasters  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Wildfires in the West are becoming inevitable, and communities that rethink what it means to live with them will likely fare better than those that simply rebuild after... more
'Fire inversions' lock smoke in valleys  PHYS.ORG · 5 days
Smoke from a summer wildfire is more than just an eye-stinging plume of nuisance. It's a poison to the lungs and hearts of the people who breathe it in and a dense blanket that hampers firefighting... more
Team uses machine learning to help tell which wildfires will burn out of control  PHYS.ORG · 53 minutes
An interdisciplinary team of scientists at the University of California, Irvine has developed a new technique for predicting the final... more
Major steps forward in understanding neutrino properties  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
In the quest to prove that matter can be produced without antimatter, the GERDA experiment at the Gran Sasso Underground Laboratory in Italy is looking for signs of neutrinoless double beta decay. The experiment... more
Wildfires west of the Cascades: Rare, but large and severe  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Most of us think of wildfire in Washington state as something that happens east of the mountains. There's a reason for that: more than 99 percent of wildfires... more
Closing in on Elusive Particles  ASTRO WATCH · 1 week
In the quest to prove that matter can be produced without antimatter, the GERDA experiment at the Gran Sasso Underground Laboratory in Italy is looking for... more
Eerie 'Fire Cloud' Floats Like Alien Structure Over Washington  LIVE SCIENCE · 4 weeks
A photographer on a NASA airplane captured a rare and spectacular shot when flying through a fire cloud, a type of thunderhead that forms above a wildfire's smoke plume. more
Australia girds for worst as bushfire season comes early  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
Australia battled to contain around 160 bushfires in the east of the country Monday, an early start to a wildfire season that authorities warn could be the worst in decades. more
Indonesia forest fires surge, stoking global warming fears  PHYS.ORG · 5 days
The number of blazes in Indonesia's rainforests has jumped sharply, satellite data showed Thursday, spreading smog across Southeast Asia and adding to concerns about the impact of increasing wildfire outbreaks worldwide on... more
How California wildfires can impact water availability  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
A new study uses a numerical model of an important watershed in California to shed light on how wildfires can affect large-scale hydrological processes, such as stream flow, groundwater levels, and snowpack and snowmelt.... more
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