The state of California is going through a dire situation with the intensity of its current wildfires. To help firefighters, experts and the state government prevent such mega fires, a startup called Scientists at Salo Sciences worked on creating a tool that could allow making better predictions on how fires spread in the state. That is how an AI tool was created: the California Forest Observatory. Combining AI and satellite images, this tool produces a view of California's forests so detailed that a map of California can now show individual green points, each point representing a real tree. The startup plans on having the tool used beyond California, so similar ultra-detailed maps can be created for other locations.

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