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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

The present paper reviews a long-term fire experiment in the Kruger National Park, South Africa, established in 1954 to support fire management. The paper's goals are: (1) to assess learning, with a focus on relevance for fire management; (2) to...

Person: van Wilgen, Govender, Biggs
Year: 2007
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES, TTRS

The proceedings is a collection of papers and posters presented at the Symposium on Effects of Fire Management of Southwestern Natural Resources held in Tucson, Arizona, November 15-17, 1988. Included are papers, poster papers and a comprehensive list...

Person: Krammes
Year: 1990
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES, 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: Riaño, 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 Rocky Mountain Research Station has a long and celebrated legacy of conducting relevant natural resources research throughout the Interior West and beyond. Land managers and planners regularly rely upon our science to help make wise resource...

Person: Fletcher
Year: 2007
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

The research and development (R&D) arm of the Forest Service, U. S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), with approximately 550 researchers in a range of biological, physical, and social science fields, seeks to better understand and describe the...

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Year: 2007
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES