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Biomass mapping is used in variety of applications including carbon assessments, emission inventories, and wildland fire and fuel planning. Single values are often applied to individual pixels to represent biomass of classified vegetation, but each...

Person: Prichard, Kennedy, Andreu, Eagle, French, Billmire
Year: 2019
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

It is typically difficult to burn duff because of high fuel moisture; however, under persistent drought conditions, duff will burn readily. This study investigates the burning of a deep duff layer by the 2016 Rough Ridge Fire, in the southern United...

Person: Zhao, Liu, Goodrick, Hornsby, Schardt
Year: 2019
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

The Advanced Fire Environment Learning Unit (AFELU) will host three speakers to talk about Predictive Services comparison tools (Robert Ziel, Alaska Fire Science Consortium), predicting fire behavior in Alaska (Chris Moore, Alaska Fire Service), and...

Person: Ziel, Moore, Lahm
Year: 2019
Type: Media
Source: FRAMES

Many reptiles occur in landscapes that are prone to fire, yet limited information is available on the cues these species use to detect approaching fires or their immediate and preemptive behavioral responses to fire stimuli. Here, we describe the...

Person: Mendyk, Weisse, Fullerton
Year: 2019
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

The Joint Fire Science Program (JFSP) has supported the development of a new resource for defining fuel loading across the variable landscapes of the US. The work entailed compiling existing data on fuel loadings categorized by Existing Vegetation Type...

Person: York, French, Prichard, Kennedy, Billmire
Year: 2019
Type: Media
Source: FRAMES

Wildland fire is a major producer of aerosols from combustion of vegetation and soils, but little is known about the abundance and composition of smoke’s biological content. Bioaerosols, or aerosols derived from biological sources, may be a significant...

Person: Kobziar, Pingree, Watts, Nelson, Dreaden, Ridout
Year: 2019
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

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

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

The North American Wildland Fuels Database (NAWFD) data access application was developed to enable best practices for modeling national- and regional-scale fire emissions by incorporating uncertainty into fuels estimates. NAWFD aggregates fuel loading...

Person: French, Billmire, Tanzer, Prichard, Kennedy, Andreu, McKenzie, Ottmar, Eagle
Year: 2019
Type: Website
Source: FRAMES