Jen Delamere and Chris Waigle summarized their Science for Alaska lecture “Firewatch: Fire landscapes from Air and Space” on KTVF with Ryan Osborne. Tune in for a few minutes of a fun question and answer series
The report highlights recent wildfire trends in Alaska, their impacts to humans & climate change, and the essential relationship of wildfire managers and scientists. The role of direct broadcast satellite data is highlighted. A PDF is available for download: https://www.frames.gov/afsc/alaskas-changing-wildfire-environment.
CHECK OUT AGU 2020 SESSION NOAA Satellite Proving Grounds to Enhance User Applications I IN034-02 Peter Hickman: VIIRS Direct Broadcast Advances for Improved Wildland Fire Monitoring in Alaska IN034-09 Jen Delamere: Proving Ground Activities: A Direct Broadcast Partnership at the Geographic Information Network of Alaska
Available for download – slide show describing past, present, future of NWS Alaska Sea Ice Program Operations. Thanks Mary-Beth for this great presentation! https://uaf-accap.org/event/vaws-november2020/