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Exposure to air pollution can irritate the lungs, cause inflammation, and alter immune function, making it more difficult to fight respiratory infections such as COVID-19. Wildfire smoke is a complex mixture of different air pollutants that causes...

Person: Henderson, Carlsten
Year: 2020
Type: Media
Source: FRAMES

In recent decades, as wildland fire occurrence has increased in the United States, concern about the emissions produced by wildland fires has increased as well. This growing concern is evidenced by an increase in scientific articles investigating...

Person: Starns, Tolleson, Agnew, Schnitzler, Weir
Year: 2020
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

An objective method, employing HYSPLIT back-trajectories and Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) fire observations, is developed to estimate ozone enhancement in air transported from regions of active forest fires at 18 ozone sounding...

Person: Moeini, Tarasick, McElroy, Liu, Osman, Thompson, Parrington, Palmer, Johnson, Oltmans, Merrill
Year: 2020
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

Western wildfires have a major impact on air quality in the US. In the fall of 2016, 107 test fires were burned in the large-scale combustion facility at the US Forest Service Missoula Fire Sciences Laboratory as part of the Fire Influence on Regional...

Person: Selimovic, Yokelson, Warneke, Roberts, de Gouw, Reardon, Griffith
Year: 2018
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

Broadband high-speed absorption spectroscopy using swept-wavelength external cavity quantum cascade lasers (ECQCLs) is applied to measure multiple pyrolysis and combustion gases in biomass burning experiments. Two broadly-tunable swept-ECQCL systems...

Person: Phillips, Myers, Johnson, Weise
Year: 2020
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

A webinar delivered to the NWCG Smoke Committee by Dianna Sampson on 21 May 2020. The new fire reporting system, Interagency Fire Occurrence Reporting Modules (InFORM), is designed to modernize and streamline wildfire reporting by providing a single,...

Person: Sampson
Year: 2020
Type: Media
Source: FRAMES

Cal Fire Permitting and Prescribed Burning - Brian Mattos, Cal Fire Unit Forester for Resource Management

Air Quality Permitting & the Health Impacts of Fire - David Conway, Environmental Health Director, Mariposa County Health Department...

Person: Mattos, Conway
Year: 2020
Type: Media
Source: FRAMES

Recently and historically the majority of wildland fire science funding and research have focused on addressing questions associated with managing and responding to uncontrolled wildfires. Across the world there exists a strong demand for new science...

Person: Varner
Year: 2020
Type: Media
Source: FRAMES

The terrestrial carbon sink has significantly increased in the past decades, but the underlying mechanisms are still unclear. The current synthesis of process-based estimates of land and ocean sinks requires an additional sink of 0.6 PgC yr−1 in the...

Person: Yin, Bloom, Worden, Saatchi, Yang, Williams, Liu, Jiang, Worden, Bowman, Frankenberg, Schimel
Year: 2020
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

Presented paper deals with the quantification of greenhouse gas emissions from forest fires. The investigation was based on the inventory methodology of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change from the year 2006. We describe the proposal of our...

Person: Korísteková, Vido, Vida, Vyskot, Mikloš, Minďáš, Škvarenina
Year: 2020
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES