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The impact of wildland fire smoke on air quality and health is an issue growing in importance to many health officials across the country, as well as federal, state and local decision-makers. This webinar gives an overview of EPA’s tools and resources...

Person: Long
Year: 2019
Type: Media
Source: FRAMES

The literature-spanning several recent decades-describes numerous attempts to characterize the efficacy of cumulonimbus 'Cb' convection as a pollutant pathway connecting the planetary BL to the upper troposphere and lower stratosphere (UTLS). The...

Person: Fromm, Peterson, Di Girolamo
Year: 2019
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

Background: The increasing size and frequency of wildland fires are leading to greater potential for cardiopulmonary disease and cancer in exposed populations; however, little is known about how the types of fuel and combustion phases affect these...

Person: Kim, Warren, Krantz, King, Jaskot, Preston, George, Hays, Landis, Higuchi, DeMarini, Gilmour
Year: 2018
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

Multiple trace-gas instruments were deployed during the fourth Fire Lab at Missoula Experiment (FLAME-4), including the first application of proton-transfer-reaction time-of-flight mass spectrometry (PTR-TOFMS) and comprehensive two-dimensional gas...

Person: Hatch, Yokelson, Stockwell, Veres, Simpson, Blake, Orlando, Barsanti
Year: 2017
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

Wildfire is a natural and integral ecosystem process that is necessary to maintain species composition, structure and ecosystem function. Extreme fires have been increasing over the last decades, which has a substantial impact on air quality, human...

Person: Sokolik, Soja, DeMott, Winker
Year: 2019
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

Presented by: Mark Smith, Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation

PowerPoint presentation from the 2019 Alaska Wildland Fire Coordinating Group Interagency Fall Fire Review and Alaska Fire Science Consortium Fall Fire Science Workshop...

Person: Grabinski, Smith
Year: 2019
Type: Media
Source: FRAMES

Wildland fire characteristics, such as area burned, number of large fires, burn intensity, and fire season duration, have increased steadily over the past 30 years, resulting in substantial increases in the costs of suppressing fires and managing...

Person: Steblein, Miller
Year: 2019
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

Wildfire smoke is typically a mixture of water vapor, gases, fine particles, and trace minerals from burning fuels like trees and vegetation, other organic components, and, sometimes, building materials.

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Year: 2019
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

Presented by: Carly Phillips and Molly Elder, Woods Hole Research Center and Tufts University, Union of Concerned Scientists

PowerPoint presentation from the 2019 Alaska Wildland Fire Coordinating Group Interagency Fall Fire Review and Alaska...

Person: Grabinski, Phillips
Year: 2019
Type: Media
Source: FRAMES

The dispersion of particles from wildfires, volcanic eruptions, dust storms, and other aerosol sources can affect many environmental factors downwind, including air quality. Aerosol injection height is one source attribute that mediates downwind...

Person: Vernon, Bolt, Canty, Kahn
Year: 2018
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES