Daily Archives: July 22, 2011

Drought and Forest Fire Prediction System Devised for Amazon

Researchers have devised a model to anticipate drought and forest fires in the Amazon rainforest. The research, which used precipitation records dating back to 1970 and hotspots tracked by the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) aboard NASA satellites, finds a … Continue reading

Posted in BIODIVERSITY | Leave a comment