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Air pollution spikes in the central Himalayas' southern regions, including Nepal and northern India, occur mainly from wildfires during March to May. Despite being a significant contributor to pre-monsoon pollution, wildfire smoke remains under-...

Person: Kuikel, Pokharel, Bhattarai
Created Year: 2024
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

In response to increasing wildfire risks, California plans to expand the use of prescribed fire. We characterized the anticipated change in health impacts from exposure to smoke under a future fire-management scenario relative to a historical period (...

Person: Rosenberg, Hoshiko, Buckman, Yeomans, Hayashi, Kramer, Huang, French, Rappold
Created Year: 2024
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

Landscape fires emit smoke that contains particulate matter (PM) that can be harmful to human health. Prescribed fires or hazard reduction burns (HRBs) and wildfires can substantially reduce air quality in populated areas. While HRBs reduce the size...

Person: Storey, Price
Created Year: 2023
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

Rationale: Wildfires are increasing in intensity, duration, and frequency with smoke plums affecting the lives of millions over large geographic areas. The immune modulatory effects of wildfire smoke are unclear. We previously showed that a major...

Person: Sanghar, Teuber, Ravindran, Keller, Hernandez, Krauss, Linderholm, Echt, Tuermer-Lee, Juarez, Albertson, Khan, Haczku
Created Year: 2024
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

Wildfires in boreal forests release large quantities of greenhouse gases to the atmosphere, exacerbating climate change. Here, we characterize the magnitude of recent and projected gross and net boreal North American wildfire carbon dioxide emissions,...

Person: Phillips, Rogers, Elder, Cooperdock, Moubarak, Randerson, Frumhoff
Created Year: 2022
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

Rapid warming in Arctic tundra may lead to drier soils in summer and greater lightning ignition rates, likely culminating in enhanced wildfire risk. Increased wildfire frequency and intensity leads to greater conversion of permafrost carbon to...

Person: Yoseph, Hoy, Elder, Ludwig, Thompson, Miller
Created Year: 2023
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

The escalating frequency and severity of global wildfires necessitate an in-depth understanding and monitoring of wildfire smoke impacts, specifically its contribution to fine particulate matter (PM2.5). We propose a data-fusion method to study...

Person: Yang, Ruiz-Suarez, Reich, Guan, Rappold
Created Year: 2023
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

Rapid Arctic environmental change affects the entire Earth system as thawing permafrost ecosystems release greenhouse gases to the atmosphere. Understanding how much permafrost carbon will be released, over what time frame, and what the relative...

Person: Schuur, Abbott, Commane, Ernakovich, Euskirchen, Hugelius, Grosse, Jones, Koven, Leshyk, Lawrence, Loranty, Mauritz, Olefeldt, Natali, Rodenhizer, Salmon, Schädel, Strauss, Treat, Turetsky
Created Year: 2022
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

[First paragraph] Firefighters are embarking on an ambitious experiment to stamp out blazes deep in the Alaskan wilderness as a way to avert carbon emissions in what experts say is a seismic shift in thinking in modern wildfire management that has...

Person: Heal
Created Year: 2023
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

Between 2010 and 2020, an average of 36,037 hectares of grassland burned in wildfires in California each year, emitting greenhouse gasses (GHGs) and particulate matter (PM). These emissions impact climate and human health. Cattle grazing removes...

Person: Ratcliff, Barry, Rao, Peterson, Becchetti, Kebreab, Motamed, Jung, Mitloehner
Created Year: 2023
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES