Researchers from Rocky Mountain Research Station, Michigan Tech University, and Tall Timbers Research Station measure fuel moisture, fuel loading, and unburned vegetation.
Forest Service | USDA

Co-producing fire and smoke science

Jacquelyn Shuman (NASA ARC) and Roger Ottmar (USFS retired) talk to local students in Richfield, UT about how NASA aircraft and sensors can measure different aspects of wildland fires.
The Richfield Reaper

Forest Service, NASA teach science

At the start of October 2023, green conifers and golden aspen covered the slopes of Monroe Mountain in Utah’s Fishlake National Forest. Then, starting on October 9, these forests turned black as fire worked its way across the mountain. Flames and smoke were visible for miles.
Earth Observatoty

Making Fire Sense on Monroe Mountain