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Setting the Forest Alight

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Science  28 Sep 2007:
Vol. 317, Issue 5846, pp. 1854-1855
DOI: 10.1126/science.317.5846.1854

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KODINSK, RUSSIA-- To validate satellite data for carbon-emissions modeling, researchers this summer torched a jack-pine forest in Canada and tried to ignite a stand of larch in Siberia.