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An aerial fire fighter from the land of unlimited possibilities, Part 1
Sep 18, 2017
Yours truly has said it before and will say it again. The library of the Canada Aviation and Space Museum, in Ottawa, Ontario, is the best publicly accessible library of its type in the country. The stories you find in the magazines that fill its mobile shelves are truly fascinating. The photo above brings one of these stories to life. It can be found in the 22 September 1917 issue of the German monthly magazine Deutsche Luftfahrer-Zeitschrift. Interestingly enough, this story took place in the
Earth & Environment
A complete map of forest disruption in Canada 1985-2011
Jesse Rogerson, PhD
Canada Aviation and Space Museum
Jun 30, 2017
Researchers from the Canadian Forest Service have created a time-series map of where and how forests have been disrupted between the years of 1985 and 2011. This is specifically tracking logging/harvesting and forest fires. A staggering 10 percent of our country's total forests saw some kind of damage over the almost 30 years. This type of research is helpful in tracking the Earth's carbon cycle, which is critical to understanding our changing climate.