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The purpose of the Arkansas Smoke Management Program (SMP) is to assure adherence to air quality standards and to manage smoke from prescribed fire to keep the smoke’s impact on people and the environment within acceptable limits. In 1997, the...

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Year: 2007
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

More and more people are making their homes in woodland settings in or near forests, rural areas, or remote mountain sites - areas in which wildfires are more likely to occur. Wildfires often begin unnoticed. They spread quickly, igniting brush, trees...

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Year: 2007
Type: Media
Source: FRAMES

The Working Group III contribution to the IPCC Fourth Assessment Report (AR4) focuses on new literature on the scientific, technological, environmental, economic and social aspects of mitigation of climate change, published since the IPCC Third...

Person: Metz, Davidson, Bosch, Dave, Meyer
Year: 2007
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

[1] Wildfire is a common occurrence in ecosystems of northern high latitudes, and changes in the fire regime of this region have consequences for carbon feedbacks to the climate system. To improve our understanding of how wildfire influences carbon...

Person: Balshi, McGuire, Zhuang, Melillo, Kicklighter, Kasischke, Wirth, Flannigan, Harden, Clein, Burnside, McAllister, Kurz, Apps, Shvidenko
Year: 2007
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

Much of the recent work in reducing wildland fire danger has occurred in the western and southeastern United States. However, high-risk areas do exist at the wildland-urban interface areas in the Northeast and very little work has been done to...

Person: Blanchard, Ryan
Year: 2007
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

[1] We used a ground-based approach to compute the pyrogenic carbon emissions from the Biscuit Fire, an exceptionally large wildfire, which in 2002 burned over 200,000 ha of mixed conifer forest in southwestern Oregon. A combination of federal...

Person: Campbell, Donato, Azuma, Law
Year: 2007
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

Cereal straw is one of the most abundant biomass burned in China but its contribution to fine particulates is not adequately understood. In this study, three main kinds of cereal straws were collected from five grain producing areas in China. Fine...

Person: Zhang, Shao, Zhang, Zeng, He, Zhu, Wei, Zhu
Year: 2007
Type: Document
Source: TTRS