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Field and laboratory emission factors (EFs) of wildland fire emissions for 276 known air pollutants sampled across Canada and the US were compiled. An online database, the Smoke Emissions Repository Application (SERA), was created to enable analysis...

Person: Prichard, O'Neill, Eagle, Andreu, Drye, Dubowy, Urbanski, Strand
Year: 2020
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

Wildfire smoke (WFS) increases the risk of respiratory hospitalizations. We evaluated the association between WFS and asthma healthcare utilization (AHCU) during the 2013 wildfire season in Oregon. WFS particulate matter ≤ 2.5 μm in diameter (PM2.5)...

Person: Gan, Liu, Ford Hotmann, O'Dell, Vaidyanathan, Wilson, Volckens, Pfister, Fischer, Pierce, Magzamen
Year: 2020
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

The Paris Agreement calls on parties to undertake ambitious efforts to combat climate change by engaging in appropriate policies and measures as put forward through Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs), to strengthen transparency when reporting...

Person: Prosperi, Bloise, Tubiello, Conchedda, Rossi, Boschetti, Salvatore, Bernoux
Year: 2020
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

Background: Wildfire events are increasing in prevalence in the western United States. Research has found mixed results on the degree to which exposure to wildfire smoke is associated with an increased risk of mortality. Methods: We tested for an...

Person: Doubleday, Schulte, Sheppard, Kadlec, Dhammapala, Fox, Busch Isaksen
Year: 2020
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

Satellite-based active fire data provide indispensable information for monitoring global fire activity and understanding its impacts on climate and air quality. Yet the limited spatiotemporal sampling capacities of current satellites result in...

Person: Li, Zhang, Kondragunta, Schmidt, Holmes
Year: 2020
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

Recreation is of increasing importance in forest environments. Fire has both short-term effects, trail closures, smoke impacts; and long-term effects, residual 'scars,' potential hazards, on forest recreation. The general public is gaining...

Person: Krammes, Taylor
Year: 1990
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

The public outcry about the 1988 fires in Yellowstone National Park and adjacent natural forests, coupled with concern among natural resource managers, convinced the Secretaries of the Departments of Interior and Agriculture to establish the Fire...

Person: Wakimoto
Year: 1990
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

In this paper we briefly review current knowledge concerning the possible consequences of a changing climate for terrestrial ecosystems. Forests and grasslands of western North America figure prominently in the discussion, but our intent is to consider...

Person: Perry, Borchers
Year: 1990
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

Sustaining the availability and quality of forest and rangeland ecosystems is a problem facing our society now and into the future. Since fire is a significant process in these ecosystems, managing fire is a part of this environmental problem....

Person: Cohen
Year: 1990
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

Fire is becoming recognized as a major issue throughout the North American continent. The last several years have seen major fire seasons in the United States, Canada, and Mexico. There are five areas where an international approach to fire management...

Person: Barkow
Year: 1990
Type: Document
Source: TTRS