Early Wildfire Detection and Mitigation System that Leverages Natural Water Formations (FALCON)

Wildfires are one of the most disruptive and prevalent natural phenomena that keep getting disproportionally worse as a result of climate change. Wildfires disturb life, pose serious health risks, burn vegetation, destroy property, and increase the risk of flooding and mudslides. The 2020 season was by many metrics a record-breaking one with, according to the National Interagency Fire Center (NIFC), over 50,000 wildfires that burned close to 9 million acres in the US alone.

Leave a Comment