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The science behind California’s surging wildfires

Date: November 14, 2018
Presenter(s): William Brangham
Description: As three major fires blaze in California, we consider some of their causes, both human and meteorological. Science correspondent Miles O’Brien has been filming a NOVA documentary on megafires and witnessed the Camp Fire not long after it began. He joins William Brangham to describe that stunning experience, along with the broader scientific context around these destructive phenomena.
Topic(s): Fire Behavior, Fire Communication & Education, Wildland Urban Interface
Ecosystem(s): None
Type: Video
NRFSN number: 18406
Record updated: Nov 14, 2018