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Inside the Megafire

Author: Infobase,; PBS (Firm)
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : PBS, New York, N.Y. : Distributed by Infobase, [2019] 2019. ©2019
Edition/Format:   eVideo : Clipart/images/graphics : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The California wildfires of 2018 took a worrisome trend to a new extreme, claiming lives and more than a million acres. Scientists investigate how forestry practices, climate change, and drought may contribute to the rise of deadly megafires.
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Genre/Form: Internet videos
Material Type: Clipart/images/graphics, Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Infobase,; PBS (Firm)
OCLC Number: 1124585704
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Notes: Originally released by PBS, 2019.
Streaming video file encoded with permission for digital streaming by Infobase on June 18, 2019.
Target Audience: 9 - 12, Academic/AP
Description: 1 online resource (1 video file (52 min., 51 sec)) : sound.
Contents: Camp Fire Begins (2:23); Paradise Fire (2:15); Fire Approaches Magalia (3:42); Studying the Camp Fire (2:24); Age of Megafires (2:54); Unlocking the Mysteries of Fire (3:18); Fire Monitoring (3:49); Chimney Effect and Fire Tornadoes (5:06); Unforeseen Consequences (5:09); Wildland-Urban Interface (4:44); Thinning and Prescribed Burning (4:30); Endless Fire Season (5:15); Changing Burn Cycles (5:11); Credits: Inside the Megafire (0:47);
Responsibility: PBS.
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The California wildfires of 2018 took a worrisome trend to a new extreme, claiming lives and more than a million acres. Scientists investigate how forestry practices, climate change, and drought may contribute to the rise of deadly megafires.

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