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August 27, 2010

Fighting Forest Fires in the Digital Age

Filed under: Uncategorized — kylelawrence @ 6:17 am

Modern methods for an age old trade. By Kyle Mullin for New Brunswick’s Business Journal, Summer 2010

It only takes a spark, in one of the driest of summer’s dogs days, to set every timber in sight ablaze.

But Jeff Betts, fire centre operations officer at the Hugh John Flemming Forestry centre in Fredericton, says the means to best combat those furious flames must be much more sophisticated – bringing breakthrough software and equipment to bear on the forest fires that plague our province.

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Using Technology to Fight Forest Fires

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