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Ecosystem services (ES) were conceived to emphasize the role of ecological processes in supporting societal needs and to allow their inclusion in the decision-making process. Currently climate change mitigation is one of the most important services...

Person: Bachelet, Ferschweiler, Sheehan, Sleeter, Zhu
Year: 2018
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

Smoke from human-induced fires such as prescribed fires can occasionally cause significant reduction in visibility on highways in the southern United States. Visibility reduction to less than three meters has been termed 'superfog' and environmental...

Person: Bartolome, Princevac, Weise, Mahalingam, Ghasemian, Venkatram, Vu, Aguilar
Year: 2019
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

Wildland firefighters are exposed to wood smoke, which contains hazardous air pollutants, by suppressing thousands of wildfires across the U. S. each year. We estimated the relative risk of lung cancer and cardiovascular disease mortality from existing...

Person: Navarro, Kleinman, Mackay, Reinhardt, Balmes, Broyles, Ottmar, Naher, Domitrovich
Year: 2019
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

This data publication contains emission factors for 195 gaseous and particulate compounds measured during the burning of three mixtures of manzanita wood and low-density polyethylene plastic (LDPE, agricultural plastic) in a laboratory. The mixtures...

Person: Hosseini, Shrivastava, Cocker, Jung, Weise
Year: 2018
Type: Data
Source: FRAMES

These data include time lapse JPEG and CR2 format photographs, taken every 5 seconds, as well as MTS videos from burns of the 2012 Prescribed Fire Combustion and Atmospheric Dynamics Research Experiment (RxCADRE) at Eglin Air Force Base, Florida....

Person: Potter, Krull, Larkin, Moore, O'Neill, Rorig, Strand
Year: 2018
Type: Data
Source: FRAMES

This project provided an integrated assessment of the effects of fires under different future climate and population scenarios on fine particulate matter mass (PM2.5) and ozone (O3) at global scale, with a particular focus on the United States. We...

Person: Val Martin, Pierce, Heald
Year: 2018
Type: Data
Source: FRAMES

Mediterranean shrublands are water-limited and fire-prone ecosystems. Post-fire seed regeneration occurs under a rainfall regime that is highly variable, with frequent drought periods. It has been shown that smoke can alter germination performance in...

Person: Chamorro, Moreno
Year: 2019
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

Weather radar has demonstrated the ability to monitor wildfires and associated smoke plumes. However, the long-range, S-band operational radar network has severe limitations in providing high-resolution observations in the lower atmosphere due to the...

Person: Li, Chen, Chu, Chandrasekar, Chen, Lei, Yu
Year: 2019
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

Seasonal-mean concentrations of particulate matter with diameters smaller than 2.5 μm (PM2.5) have been decreasing across the United States (US) for several decades, with large reductions in spring and summer in the eastern US. In contrast, summertime-...

Person: O'Dell, Ford Hotmann, Fischer, Pierce
Year: 2019
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

The Pacific Northwest 2018 Wildland Fire Season: Summary of key events and issues offers an overview of key lessons and issues from the 2018 fire season. This document gathers key events from sub-regions and from specific fires; synthesizes key data...

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Year: 2019
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES