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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

The impact of the Central American fires on PM2.5 mass concentration and composition in the Tennessee Valley region during portions of May, 1998, has been quantified. Elevated concentrations of smoke aerosol tracers -- fine potassium, (and to a lesser...

Person: Tanner, Parkhurst, Valente, Humes, Jones, Gilbert
Year: 2001
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

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Person: Nepstad, Carvalho, Barros, Alencar, Capobianco, Bishop, Moutinho, Lefebvre, Lopes Silva, Prins
Year: 2001
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

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Person: Oros, Simoneit
Year: 2001
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

Smoke particulate matter from deciduous trees (angiosperms) subjected to controlled burning, both under smoldering and flaming conditions, was sampled by high volume air filtration on precleaned quartz fiber liters. The filtered particles were...

Person: Oros, Simoneit
Year: 2001
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

From the text...'Advanced smoke management programs evaluate individual and multiple burns; coordinate all prescribed fire activities in an area; consider cross-boundary (landscape) impacts; and weigh decisions about fires against possible health...

Person: Hardy, Ottmar, Peterson, Core, Seamon, Hardy, Hermann, Core
Year: 2001
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

From the Introduction...'A land manager*s decision to use a specific burning technique is influenced by many considerations, only one of which is a goal to reduce smoke emissions. Other important considerations include ensuring public and...

Person: Hardy, Ottmar, Peterson, Core, Seamon, Ottmar, Peterson, Leenhouts, Core
Year: 2001
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will implement new regulations for the management of atmospheric particulate matter 2.5 Fm and less in diameter (PM2.5), tropospheric ozone, and regional haze in the next few years. These three...

Person: Riebau, Fox
Year: 2001
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

The Mortar Creek Fire burned 26 000 ha of mixed-conifer Rocky Mountain forest in July-August 1979. Changes in burn stream conditions were examined relative to reference streams for various ecological factors on two to six occasions, from October 1979...

Person: Minshall, Brock, Andrews, Robinson
Year: 2001
Type: Document
Source: TTRS