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ForWarn's Eye in the Sky Technology Sees Forest Threats

ASHEVILLE, NC – The U.S. Forest Service Threat Assessment Centers officially unveiled ForWarn, a satellite-based monitoring and assessment tool that recognizes and tracks potential forest disturbances caused by insects, diseases, wildfires, extreme weather and other natural or human-caused events.

U.S. Forest Service and NASA Release ForWarn

The USDA Forest Service’s Eastern Forest and Western Wildland Environmental Threat Assessment Centers recently unveiled a product that helps natural resource managers rapidly detect, identify, and respond to unexpected changes in the nation’s forests by using web-based tools.
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