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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 […]

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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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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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