Extreme lightning storms are the main driver of recent massive fire years in Alaska and…
UCI, other researchers examine differences between summer, Santa Ana fires
UCI Earth system science researchers Yang Chen and Jim Randerson, along with NASA colleagues, are predicting an above-average wildfire risk in the eastern Amazon region and an average to below-average fire risk in the western Amazon for the upcoming dry season.
For a better understanding of how forest fires behave and interact with climate, scientists are turning to the trees. A new study out of UC Irvine shows that differences in individual tree species between Eurasia and North America alter the continental patterns of fire – and that blazes burning the hottest actually cool the climate.
Titanium golf clubs can generate sparks, ignite brush in the rough, UCI study finds