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Prescribed burning is an essential tool for forest and rangeland management that requires specific weather conditions to enable the efficient and safe application of fire. Prescribed burning is often limited by the ability to find suitable burn-days...

Person: Chiodi, Larkin, Varner, Hiers
Year: 2019
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

There is an urgent need for next-generation smoke research and forecasting (SRF) systems to meet the challenges of the growing air quality, health and safety concerns associated with wildland fire emissions. This review paper presents simulations and...

Person: Liu, Kochanski, Baker, Mell, Linn, Paugam, Mandel, Fournier, Jenkins, Goodrick, Achtemeier, Zhao, Ottmar, French, Larkin, Brown, Hudak, Dickinson, Potter, Clements, Urbanski, Prichard, Watts, McNamara
Year: 2019
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

Intense forest fires in western North America during August, 2017, caused smoke plumes that reached the stratosphere. While this phenomenon has often been observed, this particular event caused increases in stratospheric aerosol extinction at higher...

Person: Bourassa, Rieger, Zawada, Khaykin, Thomason, Degenstein
Year: 2019
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

Peat fires are a global-scale source of carbon emissions and a leading cause of regional air quality deterioration, especially in Southeast Asia. The ignition and spread of peat fires are strongly affected by moisture, which acts as an energy sink....

Person: Hu, Christensen, Amin, Smith, Rein
Year: 2019
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

The Working Group III contribution to the IPCC Fourth Assessment Report (AR4) focuses on new literature on the scientific, technological, environmental, economic and social aspects of mitigation of climate change, published since the IPCC Third...

Person: Metz, Davidson, Bosch, Dave, Meyer
Year: 2007
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

In Northern Thailand, wildland fire during cold period releases large amounts of smoke and fine particles into the atmosphere. The fine particles include several persistent organic compounds such as PAHs. In this study, PM2.5-bound PAH concentrations...

Person: Pongpiachan
Year: 2016
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

 In this study we investigate the use of ΔPM2.5/ΔCO and ΔNOy/ΔCO normalized enhancement ratios (NERs) in identifying wildfire (WF) smoke events in urban areas. Nine urban ambient monitoring sites with adequate CO, PM2.5, and/or NOy measurements were...

Person: Laing, Jaffe, Slavens, Li, Wang
Year: 2017
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

We looked at a Siberian biomass burning (BB) event on Spring 2015 that was observed at Mt. Bachelor Observatory (MBO; 2.8 km a.s.l) and by satellite instruments (MODIS and CALIPSO), and intercepted by the NOAA WP-3D research aircraft during the Shale...

Person: Baylon, Jaffe, de Gouw, Warneke
Year: 2017
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

Australia commonly experiences extensive wildfires, mostly during its hot dry summers. These often lead to a significant loss of life and property. The October 2013 Blue Mountains Fire burnt through more than 100,000 hectares and generated a large...

Person: Aryal, Kafley, Beecham, Morawska
Year: 2018
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

Ambient concentrations of O3, PM2.5, NH3, NO, NO2, HNO3, SO2 and VOCs were measured at Devils Postpile National Monument (DEPO) during the summer seasons of 2013 and 2014. The measurements were impacted by the Aspen and Rim Fires in 2013, and the...

Person: Burley, Bytnerowicz, Buhler, Zielinska, Schweizer, Cisneros, Schilling, Varela, McDaniel, Horn, Dulen
Year: 2016
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES