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Studies evaluating the health impacts of climate change, predict that the frequency and intensity of wildfires will increase as climate change creates longer, warmer, and drier seasons. Although respiratory morbidity in the immediate aftermath of...

Person: Hauptman, Balmes, Miller
Year: 2020
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

The National Weather Service (NWS) Real-Time Mesoscale Analysis (RTMA) has been developed to provide a national standard Analysis of Record (AoR) for large scale verification and bias-correction efforts. The RTMA and related Un-Restricted mesoscale...

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

Maintaining appropriate fire return intervals for fully functioning ecosystems can be difficult for a variety of reasons. Laws and regulations can place limitations on both the timing and extent of prescribed burning. In this webinar, Dr. Wonkka will...

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

THE FIRE AND SMOKE MODEL EVALUATION EXPERIMENT (FASMEE) is a multi-agency effort to provide advanced measurements necessary to evaluate and advance operationally-used fire and smoke modeling systems and their underlying scientific models. The field...

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

This document presents the study plan for the Fire and Smoke Model Evaluation Experiment (FASMEE). FASMEE is a large-scale interagency effort to (1) identify the critical measurements necessary to improve operational wildland fire and smoke prediction...

Person: Ottmar, Brown, French, Larkin
Year: 2017
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

Deforestation from timber harvests and farmland conversions have led to 565 GtCO2 (billion tons of carbon dioxide) being emitted into the atmosphere. Taking into account natural regeneration on forestland, Houghton (2003, 2008) and Houghton et al. (...

Person: Mendelsohn, Sohngen
Year: 2019
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

With increasing heat and droughts world-wide, wildfires are becoming a more serious global threat to the world’s population. Wildfire smoke is composed of approximately 80% to 90% of fine (<2.5 um) and ultrafine (<1 um) particulate matter (PM)...

Person: Prunicki, Dant, Cao, Maecker, Haddad, Kim, Snyder, Wu, Nadeau
Year: 2020
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

Wildfires strongly regulate carbon (C) cycling and storage in boreal forests and account for almost 10% of global fire C emissions. However, the anticipated effects of climate change on fire regimes may destabilize current C-climate feedbacks and...

Person: Ribeiro-Kumara, Köster, Aaltonen, Köster
Year: 2020
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

As the application of citizen science expands to address increasingly complex social problems (e.g., community health), there is opportunity to consider higher-order engagement beyond that of individual members of a community. The US Environmental...

Person: Hano, Wei, Hubbell, Rappold
Year: 2020
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

Respiratory problems are common among wildland firefighters. However, there are few studies directly linking occupational exposures to respiratory effects in this population. Our objective was to characterize wildland fire fighting occupational...

Person: Gaughan, Piacitelli, Chen, Law, Virji, Edwards, Enright, Schwegler-Berry, Leonard, Wagner, Kobzik, Kales, Hughes, Christiani, Siegel, Cox-Ganser, Hoover
Year: 2014
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES