Measuring the impacts of severe wildfires in the Arctic

22 octubre 2015

Based on the number of acres burned, 2015 is shaping up to be the second most extreme fire year during the past decade in North America’s boreal region. Historically, the area has had one or fewer extreme fire years per decade. A new project to measure effects of severe boreal wildfires and the loss of permafrost on ecosystems is now underway.