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Thursday, January 22, 2015


United States

(1) Wildfire NOTD subscriber Mikel Robinson, Executive Director of the International Association of Wildland Fire, sent along an invitation to a webinar on 1/27 in which Wildfire NOTD subscriber Craig Clements, an Assistant Professor at San José State University's Department of Meteorology & Climate Science discusses the effect complex terrain has on fire behavior
Effects of Complex Terrain on Extreme Fire Behavior

(2) A National Public Radio segment examines the role black smokejumpers played in snuffing wildfires along the West Coast during World War II
How Black Smokejumpers Helped Save The American West

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