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“This was probably the most extreme single summer month that we’ve ever seen in western Colorado,” said Russ Schumacher, Colorado’s state climatologist, noting that wildfires were also fueled by extreme dry conditions (Scientific American).
“It’s hard to not focus on the extent burned, but the nature and behavior of the fires is one of the most astonishing things,” Dakota Smith, a satellite analyst with CIRA (Buzzfeed).
Nicole Ellison, who left industry to get advanced degrees and turn to teaching, is especially excited to work with students in the materials laboratory, or “smash” lab.
Images processed by the Cooperative Institute for Research in the Atmosphere (CIRA) at CSU show much of California and western Oregon shrouded in intense, billowing smoke (NBC News).
This roller coaster forecast was "truly something that I've never seen," says assistant state climatologist Becky Bolinger (KUNC/NPR).
Civil engineering professor Hussam Mahmoud and his co-author Akshat Chulahwat quantified wildfire risk to several communities for the first time, based on certain factors.
CSU has a long history of investigating infectious disease outbreaks and is known for research exploring the complex interplay of pathogens, disease vectors, and the ecosystems in which transmissions occur.
According to hurricane historian Phil Klotzbach of Colorado State University, Laura tied for the fifth strongest hurricane to ever make landfall in the continental United States. (NASA)