Take a Tour of the Missoula (MT) Fire Lab – Where Scientists Study How Wildland Fires Work

 

Scientists at the Missoula Fire Sciences Laboratory research the wind, soil, and fuel conditions that come together to create a wildland fire.

The lab opened in 1960, and it’s currently trying to develop data that can inform a better forest management policy as it applies to mitigating wildland fires.

Wired Magazine took a look at how the lab does its work..

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  Scientists at the Missoula Fire Sciences Laboratory research the wind, soil, and fuel conditions that come together to create a wildland fire. The lab opened in 1960, and it’s currently trying to develop data that can inform a better forest management policy as it applies to mitigating wildland fires. Wired Magazine took a look […]

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