Expert Tip Sheet
Stanford experts on wildfire-related issues.
Wildfire News and Media Coverage
Michael Wara comments on the monopolistic culture of the United States' energy system and the consequences of power shut-offs during natural disasters.
Fendorf comments on how those who live in the middle of the United States and on the East Coast need to understand wildfires have the potential to impact their homes too. Additionally, Heft-Neal mentions the health implications that come with wildfire smoke such as circulatory system issues, headaches, heart attacks, and strokes.
Scott Fendorf's new research reveals that wildfires can change a benign form of chromium into a toxin.
Michael Wara hopes policymakers use scientific findings to push for use of prescribed burns.
Michael Wara discusses the FAIR Plan, an insurance policy for Californians in high fire risk areas.
Michael Wara discusses federal clean air standards, specifically the Clean Air Act.
Wildfire Research Projects
A preventive treatment developed by Stanford researchers led by Eric Appel involving an environmentally safe gel-like retardant provides season-long protection against wildfire ignitions.
Estimating Wildfire Risks
Marshall Burke, professor of Earth System Science, and colleagues bring together data on the changing risk and societal burden of wildfire in the U.S. and use satellite data and statistical modeling to estimate indirect mortality.
Wildfire Research and Prevention Experts
Wildfire Experts at Stanford
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Wildfire Research at Stanford
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