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Tuesday, January 06, 2015


United States

(1) NASA's new Soil Moisture Active Passive satellite aims to measure soil moisture levels across the globe, something which is aimed at helping farmers but could also have wildfire applications
NASA Launches SMAP Satellite that Will Measure Earth’s Soil Moisture


(2) The Natural Resource Working Group reiterated the value of forest thinning in reducing the damage done by wildfires
Science doesn't lie: Forest thinning pays off

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