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Contact: Diana Yates
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Fire Report

Caption: University of Illinois plant biology professor Feng Sheng Hu (right) and graduate students Melissa Chipman and Ryan Kelly report that fire frequency and severity in the Yukon Flats of Alaska are at their highest level in 10,000 years.

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