Alaska Fire Study (image) University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Share Print E-Mail Caption Researchers studied fire activity in a 2,000-square kilometer region of the Yukon Flats in Alaska. The study area lies within the white rectangle on the map. Zones burned in Alaska since 1950 are in red. Credit Graphic by Diana Yates (Alaska Fire Service Data) Usage Restrictions None Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.