Citizen Science in Wildfire Management - Umeå University Research Blog

Wildfires: what can YOU do? Citizen science spotlight

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Last week, a warning of a heightened risk from wildfire spreading in Sweden was issued. The alert made me think about public involvement in wildfire management and the benefits of technology. Citizens with the help of technology can either inform the authorities about fire events or nominate assets in their local environment that are important to them and are not well prepared for a fire…

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Tatyana Sarayeva

(Research Engineer at Umeå University)

Twitter: @tanya_saraeva


She is a team member of the Arenas for Cooperation through Citizen Science (ARCS) - a collaboration project between Umeå University, University of Gothenburg, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences and Vetenskap & Allmänhet. She investigates the role and impact of technology on citizen science projects. She also works as a communicator of the Integrated Science Lab (IceLab), an interdisciplinary hub located at Umeå University.