Hosts: Jeff Cunningham and Ryan Harris
Guest: Matt Stratton, Harrison County, MS Director of Emergency Management
Description: For our first episode we chatted with Matt Stratton from Harrison County, MS Emergency Management. We had a lively discussion on weather and climate, technology and how that connects with society. We also discussed a 2020 “woods” fire that threatened Harrison county communities.
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ReutersWildfires across the nation (Reuters)Rough Wildfire Year in Boulder (NPR)
Bronco Ember (NASA-funded cubesat project)
National Wildfire Preparedness Day
National Interagency Fire Center
UN Environment Programme Report: Spreading Like WildfireFire Map - NASA | LANCE | FIRMS
Weather and climate news
From Air Force meteorologist to emergency management
Harrison County emergency response to 2020 "Woods Fire"
Tools, technology, social media, and disaggregated data
Overcoming communication barriers to communicate risk to the public