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Title

Mercury emission estimates from fires: an initial inventory for the United States
Document Type: Journal Article
Author(s): C. Wiedinmyer; H. Friedli
Publication Year: 2007

Cataloging Information

Keyword(s):
  • air quality
  • boreal forests
  • coniferous forests
  • ecosystem dynamics
  • fire management
  • grasslands
  • mercury
  • smoke management
  • statistical analysis
  • toxicity
  • wildfires
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Record Last Modified: June 1, 2018
FRAMES Record Number: 46818
Tall Timbers Record Number: 22631
TTRS Location Status: In-file
TTRS Call Number: Fire File
TTRS Abstract Status: Okay, Fair use, Reproduced by permission

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Description

Recent studies have shown that emissions of mercury (Hg), a hazardous air pollutant, from fires can be significant. However, to date, these emissions have not been well-quantified for the entire United States. Daily emissions of Hg from fires in the lower 48 states of the United States (LOW

Citation:
Wiedinmyer, C., and H. Friedli. 2007. Mercury emission estimates from fires: an initial inventory for the United States. Environmental Science & Technology, v. 41, no. 23, p. 8092-8098. 10.1021/es071289o.