Be curious! We learn by asking questions and seeking out the answers. Some interesting questions lead to ambitious undertakings, such as FYRES research projects. Other questions may satisfy personal curiosity or have practical outcomes, such as having your umbrella handy when that late-afternoon shower happens.

Our frequently asked questions list is under construction. Please check back with this page to see what we’ve added. You are welcome to help us build the list by emailing a question to Deanna van Dijk at