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The view down 30th Street in Corvallis, Ore. on Sept. 8, 2020 was hazy and red as fires throughout Oregon continued to burn. The Red coloring of the sky is due to phenomenon called Mie Scattering when dust and soot in the air can scatter light with longer wave lengths.

OSU forest fire research, programs seek to help, educate on fire risk

Haley Daarstad, News Contributor
September 14, 2020

With the recent wildfires across the West Coast, people have looked to ways to reduce the risk of fires in the future. OSU is at the forefront of forest management research and aims to educate about wildfires. Oregon...

Postdoctoral Research Associate Christopher Dunn, right, shakes hands with Interim Dean for the College of Forestry, Anthony S. Davis as he receives the Dean’s Award for “Special Service to the College of Forestry.” Dunn received this award for his efforts with Governor Kate Brown’s Wildfire Council to update and improve fire management policies and procedures at OSU.

OSU research associate uses technology to combat wildfires

Jada Krening, News Correspondent
February 10, 2020

New digital tools, computer mapping and research from Oregon State University aims to mitigate and manage wildfires, as well as prepare for a future of intense climate-change-induced fire seasons, according...

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