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Post of the month 06/2021: Coral Salvador

About me: My name is Coral Salvador, being PhD from the University of Vigo (UVIGO), a member of EPhysLab (Environmental Physics Laboratory) group. I received a predoctoral scholarship from UVIGO, and during my predoctoral stage, I was also integrated into the National School of Public Health at the Carlos III National Institute of Health in […]

Recent publications

Minimal effect of prescribed burning on fire spread rate and intensity in savanna ecosystems

Soil erosion is enhanced by wildfire, mainly due to the loss of vegetation cover and changes in soil properties. After wildfires, there is a need to control the non-sustainable soil and water losses.

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Online 2021 WG2 Meeting

FIRElinks WG2 meeting Effects of wildfires on flora and fauna Digital Event, May 12th 2021, 09:00 to 15:00 Due to the restrictions with the current situation, the WG4 meeting  will be held online to allow collaborators to participate. The meeting will be focused on the effects of wildfires on flora and fauna on a European scale. [...]

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Nemisistar @Nemisistar
UN to world leaders: To curtail warming - (from @AP) “another summer of #disasters including devastating #wildfires in the US, deadly #flooding in the U.S., China & Europe, killer tropical #cyclones worldwide and unprecedented #heatwaves everywhere. https://t.co/WQzQYd0Izz
9 hours ago
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@Fridays4future @fff_europe Climate collapse is caused by the massive amount of heat and CO2 stemming from 3-4 billion purely systemic and/or redundant #bullshitjobs. #wildfires #flooding #climatechange #IPCC #COP26 https://t.co/Reaf2Dys1I

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@UCSanDiego: .@Scripps_Ocean research finds that the tiny particles released in #wildfire smoke are up to 10 times more harmful to humans than particles released from other sources, such as car exhaust, via @NPR. https://t.co/k0qgLRu3on
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@pgonzaleztweet: Preventing catastrophic #wildfire under #climatechange - Allowing remote natural fires far from towns (managed wildland fire) can limit future fires, restore natural regimes. Research @grumpyunclesean @usfs_rmrs @forestservice in @esaapplications @esa_org, https://t.co/RopiEOeCGb https://t.co/d3bvzm1bRU
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@TheDeadDistrict: #Wildfire in Nizhny Novgorod Oblast has reached the Sarov closed nuclear town. The town is closed as it is the Russian center for nuclear research. Soldiers try to extinguish the fire by shovels.
#Russia #Sarov #NizhnyNovgorod #NuclearSuperpower https://t.co/65RI98ss2D
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