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Nasa investigating the impact of Arctic Wildfires on the Earth

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The wildfires are also harmful to ecosystems and human health, and they're becoming more frequent.

Using a combination of field and laboratory work, as well as satellite and airborne observations, NASA is launching a study of the effects of Arctic wildfires in Alaska on the surrounding habitat and people's health, as well as how the increased frequency of these events affects climate forecasting.

Wildfires in the Arctic are usually started by lightning strikes and left to burn unless they get too close to infrastructure or people, according to a statement by NASA. However, as a result, the fires tend to spread out and consume large areas of vegetation.

"Fires are a natural part of the ecosystem, but what we're seeing is an accelerated fire cycle: we are getting more frequent and severe fires and larger burned areas," Liz Hoy, a boreal fire researcher at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland, said in the statement.

 

more of the article:

https://www.space.com/nasa-investigates-arctic-wildfires-video.html

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Oshawott

NASA should stick to monitoring space rocks so that they won't miss more meteors like the one that passed really close to Earth a couple of weeks ago, which they had no idea about until after it had zoomed by.

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Dukttape
9 minutes ago, Oshawott said:

NASA should stick to monitoring space rocks so that they won't miss more meteors like the one that passed really close to Earth a couple of weeks ago, which they had no idea about until after it had zoomed by.

I think someone has watched too many apocalyptic Michael Bay movies starring Liv Tyler and Ben Affleck.

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Florian
20 minutes ago, Oshawott said:

NASA should stick to monitoring space rocks so that they won't miss more meteors like the one that passed really close to Earth a couple of weeks ago, which they had no idea about until after it had zoomed by.

Wtf are you talking about :rip: Monitoring the sky is nowhere near the main purpose of NASA :toofunny:

Also thinking a company should only stick to an unique purpose :toofunny: 

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Flopplause

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