Each year, Texas experiences severe droughts, making large areas of the state vulnerable to wildfires that damage agriculture, infrastructure, and habitats across Texas. Texas Fire Services stated in its most recent report that just under 18,500 wildland fires occurred in 2014 causing almost $2 million in damages.
This is a part of the 2015 Fall VPS. For more VPS articles, click here Category: Assessing Human Risk Project Team: Texas Disasters II Team Location: NASA John C. Stennis Space Center ÛÒ Hancock County, Mississippi Authors: James Michael Brooke (Project Lead) Meredith Williams Teresa Fenn Mentors/Advisors: Joseph Spruce (NASA John C. Stennis Space Center) Dr. Kenton Ross (NASA Langley … Read More
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