Air quality monitoring for smoke
Document Type: Book Chapter
Author(s): J. E. Core; J. L. Peterson
Editor(s): C. C. Hardy; R. D. Ottmar; J. L. Peterson; J. E. Core; P. A. Seamon
Publication Year: 2001

Cataloging Information

  • air quality
  • fire equipment
  • health factors
  • particulates
  • public information
  • sampling
  • smoke behavior
  • smoke effects
  • smoke management
  • statistical analysis
  • wilderness fire management
  • wildfires
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Record Last Modified: July 25, 2018
FRAMES Record Number: 39820
Tall Timbers Record Number: 14547
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TTRS Call Number: A13.99/8:SM 7/2
TTRS Abstract Status: Fair use, Okay, Reproduced by permission

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From the Introduction...'There are several reasons why wildland fire managers may want to conduct an ambient air quality-monitoring program. These include: • smoke management program evaluation purposes, • to fulfill a public information need, • to verify assumptions used in Environmental Assessments, • to assess potential human health affects in communities impacted by smoke, • and to evaluate wildland burning smoke impacts on State and Federal air quality laws and regulations. .Both visibility data and

Online Link(s):
Core, J. E., and J. L. Peterson. 2001. Air quality monitoring for smoke, in CC Hardy, RD Ottmar, JL Peterson, JE Core, and PA Seamon eds., Smoke management guide for prescribed and wildland fire. National Wildfire Coordination Group, p. 179-185.