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During early July 2002, wildfires burned ∼1 × 106 ha of forest in Quebec, Canada. The resultant smoke plume was seen in satellite images blanketing the U.S. east coast. Concurrently, extremely high CO mixing ratios were observed at the Atmospheric...

Person: DeBell, Talbot, Dibb, Munger, Fischer, Frolking
Year: 2004
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

The Alabama Smoke Management Program (SMP) utilizes a basic framework of requirements and procedures for managing smoke from fires managed for resource benefits developed by the State of Alabama with the cooperation and participation of land owners and...

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Year: 2001
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

This study evaluates the effects of alternative fuels treatment options on wildfire acres, smoke emissions, and landscape composition, on the Kenai Peninsula, Alaska.  It is part of the Pacific Southwest Research Station's 'Risk-Based Comparison of...

Person: Schreuder, Schaaf, Wiitala, Weise
Year: 2004
Type: Media
Source: FRAMES

The host selection process of most phytophagous insects can be described as a sequence of behaviors leading from landscape-scale habitat location to host-plant scale, microsite selection. For the whitespotted sawyer, Monochamus scutellatus (Say), a...

Person: Saint-Germain, Drapeau, Hébert
Year: 2004
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

Significant associations between firefighting and cancer have been reported; however, studies finding toxic products of combustion at municipal fires have been limited by (1) technical difficulties encountered at the scene of working fires, (2) the...

Person: Austin, Wang, Ecobichon, Dussault
Year: 2001
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

The South-East Asian region experienced a haze episode in 1994 which was widely believed to be due to widespread forest fires in Sumatra and Kalimantan (Indonesia). Broadband measurements of the surface level solar ultraviolet-B, UV-A and Global...

Person: Ilyas, Pandy, Jaafar
Year: 2001
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

Many external effects of land use change are based on modifications of lateral flows of soil, water, air, fire or organisms. Lateral flows can be intercepted by filters and thus the severity and spatial range of external effects of land use change is...

Person: van Noordwijk, Poulsen, Ericksen
Year: 2004
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

The objective of this study is to investigate the cost of the use of fire in the Amazon. Burnings are commonplace in the Amazon production process and contribute towards the region's agricultural expansion. Fire is used by farmers in the land...

Person: de Mendonça, Diaz, Nepstad, da Motta, Alencar, Gomes, Ortiz
Year: 2004
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

Continuous and semi-continuous measurements of organic carbon (OC), elemental carbon (EC) and PM2.5 were performed during the summer of 2002 in Rochester, NY and Philadelphia, PA. During the study period in Philadelphia, high concentrations of...

Person: Jeong, Hopke, Kim, Lee
Year: 2004
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

This study outlines the development of an approach to evaluate the sources, sinks, and magnitudes of greenhouse gas emissions from a grazed semiarid rangeland dominated by mulga (Acacia aneura) and how these emissions may be altered by changes in...

Person: Moore, Howden, McKeon, Carter, Scanlan
Year: 2001
Type: Document
Source: TTRS