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Science Nation: WIFIRE Helps Firefighters Get a Jump on Wildfires

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In recent years, the number and scale of wildfires in the U.S. has risen, threatening cities and forests and forcing large-scale evacuations. NSF is supporting the WIFIRE initiative, led jointly by UC San Diego and the University of Maryland, to better monitor, predict, and mitigate wildfires in the future. Part of the National Science Foundation Series “Science Nation.”

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