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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

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

Objective : We examined the association between validated bushfire smoke pollution events and hospital admissions in three eastern Australian cities from 1994 to 2007.

Methods : Smoke events were defined as days on which bushfire smoke caused...

Person: Martin, Hanigan, Morgan, Henderson, Johnston
Year: 2013
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

Fire has a role in ecosystem services; naturally produced wildfires are important for the sustainability of many terrestrial biomes and fire is one of nature's primary carbon-cycling mechanisms. Under a warming climate, it is likely that fire frequency...

Person: Keywood, Kanakidou, Stohl, Dentener, Grassi, Meyer, Torseth, Edwards, Thompson, Lohmann, Burrows
Year: 2013
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

Smouldering combustion is of particular relevance in ecosystems with carbon rich soils, such as peatlands (Rein 2013; Turetsky et al. 2011). Topical examples of large peatland fires are the tropical peatland fires in Indonesia and the Russian peatland...

Person: Wade, Fox, Yearsley, Belcher, Hadden, Prat-Guitart, Rein
Year: 2013
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

[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

Background: A study of the impacts on respiratory health of the 2007 wildland fires in and around San Diego County, California is presented. This study helps to address the impact of fire emissions on human health by modeling the exposure potential of...

Person: Thelen, French, Koziol, Billmire, Owen, Johnson, Ginsberg, Loboda, Wu
Year: 2013
Type: Document
Source: TTRS