Boreal forests in Alaska becoming more flammable

A 2,000-square-kilometer zone in the Yukon Flats of interior Alaska — one of the most flammable high-latitude regions of the world — has seen a dramatic increase in both the frequency and severity of fires in recent decades, according to research funded by the National Science Foundation.

Fuente : http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2013-07/nsf…



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