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A recent study of simulated forecast-based interventions as a tool to reduce the health and economic burden during smoke episodes. The study illustrated a large health burden associated with these events and the potential benefit an adaptation of...

Person: Rappold
Year: 2015
Type: Media
Source: FRAMES

Fires impact atmospheric composition through their emissions, which range from long-lived gases to short-lived gases and aerosols. Effects are typically larger in the tropics and boreal regions but can also be substantial in highly populated areas in...

Person: Voulgarakis, Field
Year: 2015
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

From the text...'A group of valiant men known as the Triple Nickles, the first African-American smokerjumpers, paved the way for so many in the smokejumping cadre...'

Person: McGee
Year: 2015
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

The International Smoke Symposium was held in Hyattsville, Maryland at the University of Maryland University College, USA, October 21-24, 2013. The objective of this symposium was to bring together air quality, fire, and smoke specialists from the...

Person: Wade, Robinson
Year: 2015
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

The biological effect of particles on respiratory epithelial cells involves, in part, the generation of an oxidative stress and a consequent cascade of reactions culminating in inflammatory mediator release. Whether there is either an immediate,...

Person: Soukup, Dailey, Ghio
Year: 2015
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

The article focuses on chemistry and toxicity of emissions generated from diesel and biomass combustion. Topics discussed include concerns pertaining to air quality of different urban areas across the globe, association of long-term exposure to...

Person: Gilmour, Kim, Hays
Year: 2015
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

A discussion on revisions to US Wildfire Guide for Public Health Officials and solicitation for ideas for further revisions. The revised guide will include federal, state and local agencies and will reflect recent advances in scientific evidence and...

Person: Stone
Year: 2015
Type: Media
Source: FRAMES

Presentation discussing challenges in communication during smoke events. Dr. Garbe discussed the importance of local response, and experience, as well as keeping flexible messaging and keeping the message "new" across fire seasons.

Person: Garbe
Year: 2015
Type: Media
Source: FRAMES

Presentation on recent advances in the estimation of visual range. The use of visual range as a public health communication tool raised interest by many in the group and stimulated a discussion. Visual range is a fairly inexpensive tool for...

Person: O'Neill
Year: 2015
Type: Media
Source: FRAMES

Presentation on the background of the proposed research plan recently funded by a JFSP grant. His research is focused on determining the role of composition and particle size on the toxicity of wildfire emissions. Dr. Gilmour presented a state of the...

Person: Gilmour
Year: 2015
Type: Media
Source: FRAMES