USGS: Predicting Postfire Debris Flows Saves Lives

February 21, 2017 – When wildfires spread and scorch the earth, people like Penny Luehring have to act fast. Secondary impacts such as debris flows can be devastating to nearby communities. As program leader for the National Burned Area Emergency Response (BAER) Team for the U.S. Forest Service, it’s her job—along with her team—to manage […]

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