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WindNinja: A Weather Station In Your Pocket

Over the years, wind shifts have caused untold damage to communities and claimed the lives of firefighters and civilians alike. Although the National Weather Service (NWS) provides regular forecasts of the weather across the country, it could never drill down to a small enough area to be useful for firefighters.

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Michael Archer

Posted: April 15, 2019

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TracPlus Customer - Lynden Air Cargo

Alaska is synonymous with aviation. Roughly a third of Alaska's population is reachable only by boat or airplane. Pilots and skippers provide a lifeline to those in the state, and many locals rely on aircrafts to get around.

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Rosa Anderson - Jones

Posted: April 1, 2019

  • The Collective

Saving Lives and Property: The U.S. National Fire Danger Rating System

Firefighting is a dangerous business, and in wildland firefighting, that danger takes many forms. Snags, widow makers, rockslides and rolling logs are just some of the hazards produced by wildfires. But they pale in comparison to every wildland firefighter’s nightmare scenario – getting caught in a burnover when the weather makes a sudden change.

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Michael Archer

Posted: March 28, 2019

  • The Collective

Beyond dots on a map — what does the future hold?

“Kia whakatōmuri te haere whakamua - I walk into the future with my eyes fixed on my past.”

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Chris Hinch

Posted: March 20, 2019

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CAL FIRE Submits Report on Protecting Vulnerable Communities from Catastrophic Wildfire

Moving urgently to further protect California’s most vulnerable communities from the immediate risk of catastrophic wildfires this year, the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE) has recommended a suite of actions to maximize safety and improve forest health in the coming months and longer term.

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Rosa Anderson - Jones

Posted: March 7, 2019

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Copernicus: The European Union's Eye On Wildfires

In 2018, the European Commission published its annual report on Forest Fires in Europe, the Middle East and North Africa for 2017. It showed that wildfires burned over 1.2 million hectares that year, more than the total surface area of the Mediterranean island of Cyprus.

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Michael Archer

Posted: March 4, 2019

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