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How do we prevent/ treat wild fires effectively?

How do we prevent/ treat wild fires effectively?

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By Shubhankar Kulkarni on Sep 18, 2020

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Making artificial rain clouds

[1] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lFqfCDEp6iw

by Shubhankar Kulkarni on Oct 13, 2020

Darko Savic 14 days ago
Are they releasing oxygen and hydrogen or is it water vapor from a water tower (or river in the case of your video)? During rocket launches, they rapidly release huge amounts of water to dampen audio vibrations which are otherwise too strong and would cause damage to the rocket and the surroundings. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SuFn8sPFdTs
Darko Savic 14 days ago
The video gave me another idea:) Imagine a rocket-powered fire extinguisher the magnitude as depicted in your reference video. That would be something:) Attached to a river you could put out a wide area of fire. The range of water vapor could be extended by such fans mounted on trucks https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s9W3dJX9ZjM
Shubhankar Kulkarni 14 days ago
The guy in the video said hydrogen and oxygen. However, the rocket uses liquid hydrogen and liquid oxygen. When they are exposed, they react explosively forming water and giving out energy. The energy (heat) converts the water into steam. (Reference: https://www.nasa.gov/topics/technology/hydrogen/hydrogen_fuel_of_choice.html)

Preventing the wildfires using satellites

[1] https://www.nasa.gov/feature/goddard/2019/nasa-tracks-wildfires-from-above-to-aid-firefighters-below

[2] https://geog.ucsb.edu/early-warning-fire-detection-satellite-proposed-by-berkeley-scientists/

by Juran K. on Oct 14, 2020

Co2 fire extinguishing bombs attached to trees at strategic positions

by Darko Savic on Sep 18, 2020

AI powered identification of potential problem areas and preventative clearance

by Darko Savic on Sep 18, 2020

Dig wells, connected to localized sprinker systems, powered by solar panels

by Darko Savic on Sep 18, 2020

Grid of drones to identify fires at the second they start

by Udruga Mladih UMNO on Oct 12, 2020

Darko Savic 14 days ago
Many other fire-prone places also desperately need this, including the coastal areas of your country.
Udruga Mladih UMNO 13 days ago
Our leaders dont onvest any money in fire prevention. They just fight fires. This is a real solution and its not even that expensive. Also semi automatic.

Rocket powered, large area fire extinguisher

by Darko Savic on Oct 13, 2020

Shubhankar Kulkarni 14 days ago
You mean to convert the water into vapor, making it lighter and then blowing it over the are under fire?
Darko Savic 14 days ago
Yes, essentially saturating a wide area in fog and doing it for long enough for everything to get soaking wet

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