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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 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

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

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

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

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