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Computing and Data Sciences Improve What We Know About Wildfires and How to Fight Them

A firefighter walking towards a wildfire

By Rachel Leven. Our understanding, planning, and response to wildfires benefit from connections with data and computing sciences, UC Berkeley researchers say.

Recent developments in machine learning and simulations can help first responders detect fires earlier, predict fires’ paths and…
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The Role of Computing in Sustainability and Solutions that Scale

A knowledge graph generated by one of the students participating in ICS 5 at the beginning of the course. This assignment was an attempt to capture student prior knowledge about topics relating to sustainability and technology, using a concept and relationship structure.

By Shani Murray. As Scientific American reiterated this month, we are in the midst of a climate emergency. 2020 saw record-breaking wildfires and hurricanes and ended in a tie with 2016 as the hottest year on record. Aware of the massive scope of challenges…
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