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Flames from the Thomas Fire reflect in the waves at night.
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Ray Ford / Noozhawk
Flames from the Thomas Fire reflect in the waves just west of Ventura. Its proximity to the ocean provided researchers a unique opportunity.

Thomas Fire research reveals that ash can fertilize the oceans

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Photo by Laura College, Unsplash
The Thomas Fire burns the mountains above Ventura and Santa Barbara
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Carsten Schertzer / iSTOCK
The 2017-18 Thomas Fire burned 282,000 acres in Ventura and Santa Barbara counties.
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A Multifaceted Sensation
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An Overlooked Phenomenon
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Facing the Heat

Taking Ocean Vital Signs
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Extending the Spectrum