Diane Davies on a wildfire alert system

Diane Davies on a wildfire alert system

8 December 2008

published by www.earthsky.org

USA — “I’m interested in ways of overcoming technology barriers and making this type of data useful and usable to a wide range of users.” – Diane Davies

Diane Davies of the University of Maryland has helped create a global fire alert system that detects wildfires from space – then sends land managers this urgent information in an email, or text message. EarthSky’s Lindsay Patterson spoke to Dr. Davies.

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