One of the hottest areas in wildfire science is remote sensing, using infrared cameras and thermal imagery to get instant data on a wildfire. Federal fire scientist Josh Johnston, Canada’s foremost expert on this new technology, takes us on a test flight in northern Ontario. 

Watch Into the Fire for more on fire science. 

The Wild Canadian Year

Wild Canadian Year

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The Nature of Thingies