Sep 6 • 1HR 2M

Fire Tech Series: We Talk to Jason Forthofer of the Missoula Fire Lab.

We discuss AI in wildfire, working with Google, and the importance of on the ground operational intel.

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On Today’s Show:

Jason Forthofer joins us to talk about what’s happening at the Missoula Fire Sciences Lab in Montana. Jason is an Engineer, Researcher, and wildland firefighter with robust on the ground and operational experience.

We dive into new tools and tech coming out of the Fire Lab, how AI can be used and its shortcomings, as well as how to find a career in this field. A very illuminating and valuable conversation.


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