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Tuesday, August 12, 2014


United States

(1) In a National Geographic article Wildfire NOTD subscriber Max Moritz, a Researcher at UC Berkeley, discusses how technology is helping firefighters cope with a wildfire season that is almost three months longer than it used to be, while Wildfire NOTD subscriber Janet Upton, Deputy Director of Communications at CAL FIRE, points out the dangers of private drones in restricted airspace
Beleaguered Firefighters Turn to New Technology


(2) A retired Air Force Colonel and two retired CAL FIRE chiefs have combined efforts to unveil Next-Generation Incident Command System software which aims to greatly reduce the chaos of fighting wildfires
Web Tool Could Cut Firefighting Chaos from 12 Hours to 12 Minutes

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