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Conditions are ripe for an intense fire season in Amazonia

5 Jul 2016, NASA, United States of America - gov

The Amazon basin is experiencing increased risk of fire, driven by record high temperatures and the driest season since 2002. Scientists have been monitoring meteorological and hydrological conditions through the Amazon fire forecast model, which focuses on the link between sea surface temperatures and fire activity.



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