AJAmerica TV: Laser Mapping the California Forests
22nd September 2015

AJAmerica TV: Laser Mapping the California Forests

Media Coverage
Climate Change
Fire
California
United States
Imaging Spectroscopy
Laser Scanning
AJTV

California is experiencing one of its worst fire seasons in history. Firefighters have responded to nearly 6,800 fires this year alone, and we’re only half way through the season. The devastating Valley Fire engulfed over 585 homes and 73,7000 acres, according to Cal Fire. Much of this is a result of a historic, multi-year drought and decades of fire suppression, leaving the California forests in a vulnerable state.

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