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Dog Mountain Fire, Vancouver Island, July 2015. Photo © BCFLNR2015

B.C.’s wildfires have long-range effects

For a week, Nature Boy gasped and panted under dense skies. He flopped from sweaty seat to shade-enshrouded room in search of hints of coolness. He marveled at a sun that glowed orange throughout the day and lit everything with a buttery, evening light at midday. The hot weather over Read more →

Fire in the British Columbia Interior, photo by Digital_Image_fan, Flickr

Statistician determines actuarials of fire-fighting resource sharing

Information Forestry, December 2012—The biggest challenge in forecasting fire-season resource needs in Canada, says Canadian Forest Service Forest Inventory and Analysis Research Scientist Steen Magnussen, is the variability in the country’s fire regimes. “The environment, the size of Canada, the weather, the forest structure, larger climate patterns, the fire danger—all Read more →