Washington Post Contacts NASA Disasters Program for Insights into 2020 Australia Fires

The Washington Post contacted NASA researcher and NASA Disasters Program Center Coordinator Jean-Paul Vernier for his insights into a paper on the 2020 Australia fires, published in Geophysical Research Letters. The article is titled "Australia’s Fires Blew Smoke 19 Miles into the Sky, Similar to a Predicted Nuclear Blast" and was published June 22, 2020.

Read the full article here: https://www.washingtonpost.com/weather/2020/06/22/australias-fires-blew-smoke-19-miles-into-sky-similar-predicted-nuclear-blast/ 

See more Disasters Program stories on the 2020 Australia fires: https://disasters.nasa.gov/australia-fires-2020