Western fires are burning higher in the mountains and at unprecedented rates as the climate warms
By Mojtaba Sadegh, Assistant Professor of Civil Engineering, Boise State University
John Abatzoglou, Associate Professor of Engineering, University of California, Merced
Mohammad Reza Alizadeh, Ph.D. Student in Engineering, McGill University
As the risk of fires rises in areas once considered too wet to burn, it creates hazards for mountain communities and for downstream water supplies.
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- Monday, September 13, 2021