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How experts use modelling and satellites to predict and tackle wildfires

May 25, 2023 
By Katarina Szulc, CBC News

May 25, 2023, Alberta – As ravaging wildfires continue to burn across Alberta, forestry and wildfire experts are using modelling and satellites to help firefighting efforts. Wildfire modelling allows experts to create a three-dimensional model of existing or historic fires and determine where they’ll continue to burn, how aggressive they are, and how certain weather patterns will affect them. The technique helps firefighters on the front lines better predict where fires and smoke could move. CBC News reports. | READ MORE

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