California officials faced a conundrum in dealing with mudslides after the Thomas Fire.
A new study shows how moist convection can lift sooty air from firestorms to the stratosphere, potentially leading to a nuclear winter.
As wildfires blaze through the Arctic, scientists examine the role of landscape characteristics on wildfire ecosystem responses in northern aquatic ecosystems.
Recent research suggests fire-generated vortices are always present during wildfires.
Data from 45 burned sites help researchers better understand climate change and wildfires’ impact on snowpack.
Si el mundo continúa utilizando combustibles fósiles, la contaminación por partículas finas derivadas del humo de incendios podría duplicarse de finales de verano a inicios de otoño en el área del Pacífico Noroeste en los EE.UU. para el año 2100.
An upward trend in fossilized charcoal indicates that wildfires may have contributed to extinctions during the Great Dying.
Cloud-to-ground lightning is found to be the most important controller of wildfire occurrence in the Artic tundra of Alaska from 2001 to 2019.
A new machine learning approach trained on winter and spring climate conditions offers improved forecasts of summer fire activity across the western United States.
Scientists are making strides in monitoring firefighters for pollutant exposure using silicone wristbands, which will become even more important as wildfires encroach on the built environment.