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Background: Exposure to wildfire smoke has been associated with cardiopulmonary health impacts. Climate change will increase the severity and frequency of smoke events, suggesting a need for enhanced public health protection. Forecasts of smoke...

Person: Yao, Brauer, Henderson
Year: 2013
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

Background: Several studies have evaluated the association between forest fire smoke and acute exacerbations of respiratory diseases, but few have examined effects on pharmaceutical dispensations. We examine the associations between daily fine...

Person: Elliott, Henderson, Wan
Year: 2013
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

At the request of the National Wildfire Coordinating Group (NWCG) Equipment and Technology Committee, the National Technology and Development Center undertook a project to determine the exposure levels of wildland smoke to firefighters. In 2010, at the...

Person: Broyles
Year: 2013
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

[from the text] Land managers and officials need to understand the diverse public opinions toward smoke from wildland fires; however, a very limited amount of research has been conducted on this topic. Hence, land and fire managers are largely...

Person: Blades, Hall, McCaffrey
Year: 2013
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

Before about 1970, visibility was meant only to denote the human capability to detect, recognize, and identify objects by means of the human visual mechanism. During the 1970s, as energy development in the form of strip mines and coal-fired power...

Person: Malm
Year: 2013
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

The term 'backfire' refers to a commonly used method for prescribed burning in which the igniter sets a line of fire that slowly backs into the wind. This technique should not be confused with the colloquial use of the term 'backfire...

Person: Wade
Year: 2013
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

The air in the valley settles like a grey blanket, engulfing residents with lingering smoke for what could be days or weeks. The smoke might come from a wildfire being fought miles away, a prescribed burn, or a neighbor's woodstove or burn pile....

Person: Frederick, Olsen, Toman
Year: 2013
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

Chapter 16 in the book titled, Natural and Prescribed Fire in Pacific Northwest Forests.

Person: Walstad, Radosevich, Sandberg, Sandberg, Dost
Year: 1990
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES, TTRS

This is the third presentation held on the first day of the 2013 National Logistics Webinar Series. Pete Lahm, US Forest Service and George Broyles, US Forest Service discuss an emerging program and effort dealing with wildfire air quality response....

Person: Lahm, Broyles
Year: 2013
Type: Media
Source: FRAMES

Roger Ottmar has a long and distinguished career studying smoke and effects on firefighter and public health. He presented this talk on the public health impacts of smoke at the RX410 Smoke Management Techniques class March 25-29, 2013, Fairbanks,...

Person: Ottmar
Year: 2013
Type: Media
Source: FRAMES