News Release 13-134
Boreal Forests in Alaska Becoming More Flammable; NSF-Funded Researchers Are Looking Into Whether Climate Is a Factor
Scientists are looking to the past to help project what may happen in the future
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The magenta-flowered fireweed, which springs up after a burn, dominates a landscape once covered in black spruce in Alaskas Yukon Flats.
Credit: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
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