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Group 1: Where are megafires most likely to occur in the future?

See the Megafires class page with links to all student generated pages and information about the course.

Short description of the topic: Here is a concise, 1-2 sentence overview of your topic. It should communicate what the topic is, why it is important and why we should care.
Climate change, fire surpression, and blah blah is contributing to larger scale (large fire regime) fires throughout the Western United States.

Introduction

This paragraph concisely summarizes what the project is and what viewers will find on this page. It captures the content focus, goals and objectives in a way that is compelling and illuminating. After reading this paragraph viewers will want to read more and will be delighted (but not surprised) by what they find.

Content Paragraph 1

This paragraph provides more detail on the topic with embedded images and links to reports, documents, figures that are directly relevant to text

Content Paragraph 2

This paragraph provides more detail on different aspects of the topic with embedded images and links to reports, documents, figures that are directly relevant to text

Content Paragraph 3

This paragraph summarizes what you've covered and highlights our understanding of this topic and points to future directions on this topic - also includes embedded images and links to reports, documents, figures that are directly relevant to text

How can I learn more?

This paragraph provides information on how one can learn more about this topic via links, reports, documents

Interactive Fire Forcast Map

http://apps.npr.org/fire-forecast/

Learning Activity

This section outlines or links to a learning activity related to this topic. It should briefly explain the activity and provide relevant links (web page URL, activity descriptions, videos of lectures, etc.). A learning activity can be as simple as viewing a web page and summarizing the information and/or answering a couple of questions related to the content of the webpage. This section is optional but can be a fun way to engage viewers if you know of an activity already developed (make sure and provide attribution/reference to who developed the material). See the link to an example learning activity below.

Learning Activity: Introduction to Fire in the Earth System (Acrobat (PDF) 3.1MB Apr1 13)

More than 100,000 wildfires take place in the United States each year, and these fires can claim 5 million acres of forest annually. How much do you know about the way forests burn, and how they come back from the ashes?

http://dsc.discovery.com/tv-shows/curiosity/topics/forest-fire-quiz.htm

Related Links

This section summarizes important links relevant to this topic with a list of hyperlinks. It can be helpful to provide text that helps reader know what the link is about 'to learn more about global fire ecology see'

Here are two formats for creating a link:

WildFire PIRE

to learn more about global fire ecology see

References

Here you will list the references cited in your text and additional references that may be useful. Use standard GSA formatting: example document 1364788389 (Acrobat (PDF) 97kB Mar31 13)

See GSA website for more information: GSA bibliography formatting style guidelines

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