UAF helps present air quality data on popular Alaska wildfire website


The Pogo Mine Road fire burns on August 5th, 2023. Photo by Duane Morris/Alaska Division of Forestry

Getting information about where wildfire smoke is headed in Alaska has become easy for the public, thanks to collaboration between the University of Alaska Fairbanks and the Alaska Fire Service.

UAF researchers and data experts have worked with the Alaska Fire Service to add air quality information to the agency’s popular map and data website.

To find the air quality information, users can go to the Alaska Wildland Fire Information Map online and click on the “Fuels and current conditions” tab. Air quality forecasts can be placed by selecting that layer in

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