Newly identified atmospheric circulation enhances heatwaves and wildfires around the Arctic
- Research News
June 2, 2021
A joint research team of Assistant Professor Teppei J. Yasunari, Hokkaido University, Professor Hisashi Nakamura, RCAST, Dr. Nakbin Choi and Professor Myong-In Lee, Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology, and Professor Yoshihiro Tachibana, Mie University, and two scientists from the Goddard Space Flight Center, National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), have revealed relationships among wildfires, aerosols (air pollution), and climate patterns in and around the Arctic.
Teppei J Yasunari, Hisashi Nakamura, Kyu-Myong Kim, Nakbin Choi, Myong-In Lee, Yoshihiro Tachibana and Arlindo M da Silva, “elationship between circum-Arctic atmospheric wave patterns and large-scale wildfires in boreal summer”, Environmental Research Letters. May 17, 2021.