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Imagery Reveals a Record Breaking 2012 Fire Season

Have you, like me, been wondering whether the 2012 fire season would turn out to be a record breaker? Here in Boulder and throughout the Western U.S. we were breathing smoke much of the summer. Even in December large fires … Continue reading

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Record Temperatures & Wildfire Risk

Thanks to recent rain along the Front Range, mountains, and plains of Colorado, the image below represents what we hope is behind us as a very early and robust fire season in CO and the Western US. The image below … Continue reading

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VISualize 2012: Tracking Pine Beetle Forest Destruction

In my previous post, I talked about VISualize 2012 which we hosted at the World Wildlife Foundation in Washington DC.  The conference recently wrapped up and there were some great presentations about everything from crop management to declining arctic sea … Continue reading

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How Imagery Can Be Used to Assess Fire Damage: The High Park Fire

The High Park Fire, just west of Fort Collins, Colorado, was sparked by lightening on Saturday, June 9th. At the time of this writing, the fire had burned over 58,000 acres and due to dry, hot weather, high wind conditions, … Continue reading

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