When Nature Strikes from NSF, NBC Learn & TWC

Presenter: NCAR Researcher Janice Coen, from NSF, NBC Learn, and The Weather Channel
Date: Sunday, September 27, 2015

Wildfires can burn thousands of acres, devastate communities, and sometimes even claim lives. Janice Coen at the National Center for Atmospheric Research is studying how weather and fire interact in order to develop a wildfire prediction system to forecast fire behavior. "When Nature Strikes" is produced by NBC Learn in partnership with the National Science Foundation.

Topics:Earth System, Climate and Climate Change, Land and Vegetation, Weather Research, Human Impacts, Air Quality and Pollution
Audience:General public, Informal education, Middle school, High school

Credit: NSF, NBC Learn, The Weather Channel