Australia’s fire season looms and researchers are looking to move beyond ‘detecting fires with people in towers and binoculars’ SYDNEY—In October, a sensor mounted on
Behind the scenes people like Dr Ruth Luscombe are deploying artificial intelligence to battle Australia’s wild bushfires. Along with her team of software engineers and
Inventors of a system which can detect bushfires in minutes will share in more than $5 million from the Morrison Government to roll out the
Satellite technology used to hunt the night skies for exploding supernovae will be turning inwards to search for wildfires on earth. A geosynchronous satellite can
A growing number of startups designed to track extreme weather events such as bushfires are pushing for growth in 2020 but warn commercialising technologies in Australia remains
As wildfires continue to burn across the interior of British Columbia, thousands of residents have been forced out of their homes — many not knowing whether those homes will withstand the
Can eyes in the sky help stop wildfires like those now devastating parts of California? Carl Pennypacker thinks so. The University of California, Berkeley astrophysicist is
BERKELEY, Calif. (KGO) — There may soon be a way to detect wildfires at an early stage using a system of satellites, planes and drones.
The Fire Urgency Estimation from Geosynchronous Orbit, or FUEGO, is a theoretical framework that uses a satellite to help with the early detection of wildfires.