Nov 2, 2015

Extreme Fire Season in California: A Glimpse Into the Future?

by
Jin-Ho Yoon, S.-Y. Simon Wang, Robert R. Gillies, Lawr ence Hipps, Ben Kravitz, Philip J. Rasch
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Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society
  • Analyzes the fire season in northern California during 2014, finding it was the second largest in terms of burned areas since 1996
  • Finds an increase in fire risk in California is attributable to human-induced climate change