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We estimate the contributions from biomass burning (summer wildfires, other fires, residential biofuel, and industrial biofuel) to seasonal and annual aerosol concentrations in the United States. Our approach is to use total carbonaceous (TC) and non-...

Person: Park, Jacob, Logan
Year: 2007
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

Using three sets of satellite data for burned areas together with the tree cover imagery and a biogeochemical component of the Integrated Science Assessment Model (ISAM) the global emissions of CO and associated uncertainties are estimated for the year...

Person: Jain
Year: 2007
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

Vegetation fires emit a number of air pollutants, thus impacting air quality at local, regional and global scales. One such pollutant is the particulate matter (PM) that is known to trigger adverse health effects. In this study, the CALPUFF/CALMET/MM5...

Person: Choi, Fernando
Year: 2007
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

Fuel mapping is a complex and often multidisciplinary process, involving remote sensing, ground-based validation, statistical modelling, and knowledge-based systems. The scale and resolution of fuel mapping depend both on objectives and availability of...

Person: McKenzie, Raymond, Kellogg, Norheim, Andreu, Bayard, Kopper, Elman
Year: 2007
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

An analysis of the spatial and temporal patterns of global burned area with the Daily Tile US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration-Advanced Very High-Resolution Radiometer Pathfinder 8 km Land dataset between 1981 and 2000 is presented. Nine...

Person: RiaƱo, Moreno Ruiz, Isidoro, Ustin
Year: 2007
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES, TTRS

Australia is among the most fire-prone of continents. While national fire management policy is focused on irregular and comparatively smaller fires in densely settled southern Australia, this comprehensive assessment of continental-scale fire...

Person: Russell-Smith, Yates, Whitehead, Smith, Craig, Allan, Thackway, Frakes, Cridland, Meyer, Gill
Year: 2007
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES, TTRS

The International Association of Wildland Fire sponsored the second Fire Behavior and Fuels conference in Destin, Florida. The conference theme was 'Fire Environment--Innovations, Management, and Policy.' Over 450 attendees participated in...

Person: Butler, Cook
Year: 2007
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

This conference was attended by nearly 450 Forest Service earth scientists representing hydrology, soil science, geology, and air. In addition to active members of the earth science professions, many retired scientists also attended and participated....

Person: Furniss, Clifton, Ronnenberg
Year: 2007
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

In support of Canada's National Forest Carbon Monitoring, Accounting and Reporting System, a project was initiated to develop and test procedures for estimating direct carbon emissions from fires. The Canadian Wildland Fire Information System (...

Person: de Groot, Landry, Kurz, Anderson, Englefield, Fraser, Hall, Banfield, Raymond, Decker, Lynham, Pritchard
Year: 2007
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES, TTRS