News tagged with prescribed burns

Prescribed burns in Western Australia

The Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on NASA's Aqua satellite detected fires burning in Western Australia on October 14, 2014. Matching these hot spots up to the the prescribed fire burns on Western Australia's ...

dateOct 14, 2014 in Earth Sciences
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Evidence in ashes

The devastation of Black Saturday bushfires gave researchers an unparalleled opportunity to come up with bushfire answers.

dateMay 28, 2012 in Environment
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Black Friday provides bushfire answers

Clearing vegetation close to houses is the best way to reduce impacts of severe bushfires, according to a team of scientists from Australia and the USA who examined house loss after as a result of Black Saturday, when a series ...

dateJan 18, 2012 in Environment
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