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Miesel helps to reimagine fire science for the Anthropocene

As wildfires cause increasing devastation worldwide, dozens of fire experts across the nation are joining together in calling for a more strategic and interdisciplinary approach to pursuing wildfire research and protecting vulnerable communities.

The paper, "Reimagine Fire Science for the Anthropocene" and published by Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) Nexus, offers insight into the obstacles for fire science and

Portrait of Jessica Miesel
Jessica Miesel

provides guidance for investing in future research. The research was authored by 86 researchers from across disciplines, including core faculty member Jessica Miesel of plant, soil and microbial sciences.

The paper provides a suggested roadmap whereby scientists can cross disciplinary boundaries to synthesize both traditional and innovative data sources in developing fire science that can guide fire planning and management while advancing fundamental scientific understanding.

Read the full story in the Syracuse University News