Stefan Doerr is a professor of geography and the director of the Centre for Wildfire Research at Swansea University in Wales. He has more than 20 years experience researching the impacts of wildfires, and is editor-in-chief of the International Journal of Wildland Fire.
The vast boreal forests of the Northern Hemisphere stretch from Scandinavia through Siberia, Alaska and Canada. They cover a tenth of the world’s land but hold one-third of the land’s carbon, stored mainly in organic-rich soils and in trees. Now, a new study in the journal Science provides further evidence that emissions from wildfires in […]