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Rising Global Temperatures Influence California’s Fire Season

A recent study shows that the state has experienced a fivefold increase in annual burned area since 1972.


NASA Earth Observatory images by Joshua Stevens, using data from Williams, Park A., et al. (2019). Story by Kasha Patel.

Published August 30, 2019
Data acquired 1972 - 2018

Sources:
In situ Measurement
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