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The purpose of this letter is to acknowledge receipt of Georgia's March 27, 2009, letter which contained Georgia's state-certified Smoke Management Plan (SMP) and associated Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the Georgia Department of Natural...

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Year: 2009
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...

Person:
Year: 2007
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

A pair of three-day workshops were held in 2008 and 2009, designed for fire managers responsible for communicating and negotiating with state and local air quality regulators. The workshops were organized by the NWCG Smoke Committee, coordinated by the...

Person: Smith, Hyde
Year: 2009
Type: Project
Source: FRAMES

[From text] The second EastFIRE Conference, held at George Mason University, June 5-8, 2007, brought together researchers, land managers, and technicians to share information on remote sensing applications to wildland fires in the eastern states. Based...

Person: Qu, Ambrose
Year: 2009
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

Measurements of the solar ultraviolet radiation in the wavelength region 295-385 nm were carried out at the Athens basin in summer 2007 and 2008 to study the influence of the air pollution, aerosols and forest fires on the UV doses reaching the ground...

Person: Tzanis, Tsivola, Efstathiou, Varotsos
Year: 2009
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

This paper uses multi-sensor remote sensing data to study the type and spatio-temporal variability of aerosols emitted from forest fires. The study is based on the Okefenokee Swamp fire that ravaged parts of Georgia and Florida between May and June of...

Person: Bhoi, Qu, Dasgupta
Year: 2009
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