The Role of Composition and Particle Size on the Toxicity of Wildfire Emissions
Media Type: Presentation
  • M. Ian Gilmour
    Environmental Protection Agency
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Date: April 20, 2015

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  • cardiovascular disease
  • health effects
  • PM - particulate matter
  • toxicity
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Record Last Modified: September 8, 2017
FRAMES Record Number: 23737


Presentation on the background of the proposed research plan recently funded by a JFSP grant. His research is focused on determining the role of composition and particle size on the toxicity of wildfire emissions. Dr. Gilmour presented a state of the art system designed to entrain or collect smoke from biomass combustion and deliver it to rodents to determine differential toxicity between fuel types.

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