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.
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University of Maryland
Learning to love science. As a producer for EarthSky, Lindsay Patterson interviews some of the world's most fascinating scientists. Through EarthSky, her work content is syndicated on some of the world's top media websites, including USAToday.com and Reuters.com. Patterson is also charged with helping to stay in steady communication with the thousands of scientists who contribute to EarthSky's work of making the voice of science heard in a noisy world. She graduated from Colorado College with a degree in creative writing, and a keen interest in all forms of journalism and media.