Using space technology to help fight wildfires

The amount of wildfires and major weather disasters is only increasing, stretching first responders and those trying to help very thin. A new program involving space technology looks to help disaster response teams get a better sense of just how much of an area has been affected. Andre Coleman is senior data scientist the pacific northwest national laboratory. I spoke with him recently to learn more about the Rapid Analytics for Disaster Response, or RADR system.

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