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Diane Davies on a wildfire alert system

Diane Davies of the University of Maryland talks about a global fire alert system that detects wildfires from space – then sends land managers this urgent information, in this 8-minute *EarthSky Clear Voices for Science* podcast.

Diane Davies: I’m interested in ways of overcoming technology barriers and making this type of data useful and usable to a wide range of users.

Diane Davies of the University of Maryland has helped create a global fire alert system that detects wildfires from space – then sends land managers this urgent information in an email, or text message. EarthSky’s Lindsay Patterson spoke to Dr. Davies.

Our thanks to NASA‘s Terra Mission, helping us better understand and protect our home planet.

Our thanks to:
Diane Davies
University of Maryland

Lindsay Patterson

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