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Exposure to forest fire smoke is episodic, which makes its health effects challenging to study. We review the newest contributions to a growing literature on acute respiratory outcomes.

Person: Henderson, Johnston
Year: 2012
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

From the text ... 'The Encyclopedia of Southern fire Science (ESFS) is a web/based resource containing approximately 600 webpages of peer-reviewed fire science knowledge about the southern United States. Much of the information is equally...

Person: Reid
Year: 2012
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

Prescribed burning in forestry is a valuable land management tool that has been extensively used in Australia, Eurasia, and North America. Nevertheless, fire is inherently dangerous and may impose risk upon humans, properties, and other natural...

Person: Sun, Tolver
Year: 2012
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

The ability to predict fuel consumption during fires is essential for a wide range of applications, including estimation of fire effects and fire emissions. This project identified predictors of fuel consumption for the dominant fuel bed components (...

Person: Reid, Robertson, Hmielowski
Year: 2012
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

From the text ... 'Wildland fire managers face increasingly steep challenges to meet air quality standards while planning prescribed fire and its inevitable smoke emissions. The goals of sound fire management practices, including fuel load...

Person: LeQuire, Hunter
Year: 2012
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

From the Overview ... 'Exposure to smoke from wildland fire is an important public health concern. While fire managers can minimize prescribed fire smoke impacts by identifying smoke-sensitive areas and using appropriate burn techniques, smoke...

Person: Diaz
Year: 2012
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

From the text ... 'Despite major advances in our understanding of how anthropogenic emissions impact on air quality, there is still very little knowledge of the roll that very small particles play in this pollution and how we can better manage...

Person: Hsieh
Year: 2012
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

From the text ... 'Paynes Prairie Preserve State Park held its annual Fire Fest on Saturday at its visitor center. There were five stations that attendees could visit and a hayride that took them out into the basin. Each station offered ample...

Person: Baldwin
Year: 2012
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

From the text ... '..., in today's world with imcreasing populations, and more people living in the wildland urban interface, prescribed burn practitioners must put more emphasis on smoke management. If we don't manage our smoke and the...

Person: Staller
Year: 2012
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

Multiple air monitoring campaigns were conducted from 2003 to 2007 during the months of December through April in which time-integrated monitoring of PM2.5 was performed during 55 prescribed burn (PB) events administered under select meteorological...

Person: Pearce, Rathbun, Achtemeier, Naeher
Year: 2012
Type: Document
Source: TTRS