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At the University of Oregon, researchers from various fields are studying the effects of wildfire and how to create fire-resilient communities.
Longer wildfire seasons are leading to worsening air quality across Oregon. The UO's Center for Wildfire Smoke Research and Practice is working to reduce risks of wildfire smoke.
A panel of University of Oregon professors including Heidi Huber-Stearns director of the Center for Wildfire Smoke Research and Practice, discussed the 2024 wildfire season in an online forum with…
A panel of University of Oregon professors, including Heidi Huber-Stearns of the Center for Wildfire Smoke Research and Practice and Ecosystem Workforce Program, discussed the 2024 wildfire season in…
Findings and recommendations from a roundtable hosted by the Disaster Resilient Universities (DRU) Network® and the University of Oregon's Institute for Resilient Organizations, Communities, and…
Environmental and public health agencies often don't warn people about smoke-choked air until it's already swept in, a new study from the University of Oregon suggests.
Environmental and public health agencies often don't warn people about smoke-choked air until it's already swept in, a new study from the University of Oregon suggests.
Ongoing research at places like the Center for Wildfire Smoke Research and Practice at the University of Oregon should lead to better information and planning, but in the near term Minnesotans will…
Heidi Huber-Stearns, research professor in IROCE, is part of a team of researchers from the Pacific Northwest, awarded a National Science Foundation grant for wildfire research and community…
Month by month, 2023 added up to a year of achievement, celebration and change. In April UO officials announced the establishment of the Institute for Resilient Organizations, Communities, and…