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Project Objectives For at least 5 different major classes of fuels typically involved in residual smoldering combustion (RSC) and two different moisture content conditions dispersed over at least 10 different sites. Four of these will be in the western...

Person: Hao, Babbitt, Ferguson, Lahm, Ottmar, Sandberg, Susott, Yokelson
Year: 2007
Type: Project
Source: FRAMES

Wildland fires are a major contributor of particulate matter and other pollutants to the atmosphere. The new EPA Clean Air Act and the Regional Haze Rule require quantifying accurately the emissions of PM2.5 and other pollutants from fires and their...

Person: Hao, Acheson, Finney, Hicks
Year: 2007
Type: Project
Source: FRAMES

The Ventilation Climate Information System (VCIS) was completed with Joint Fire Science Program support in 2000 under a 1998-2000 project called, Assessing Values of Air Quality and Visibility at Risk from Wildiand Fires. It is a twice-daily, 30- year...

Person: Hoadley, Ferguson, Larkin
Year: 2007
Type: Project
Source: FRAMES

BlueSky, a National Fire Plan product, provides real-time predictions of surface smoke concentrations from prescribed fire, wildfire, and agricultural burn activities to aid land managers in burn/no-burn decisions. Currently operational in the Pacific...

Person: O'Neill, Bowman, Ferguson, Lamb, Levinson, Stender, Vaughan, Wilson
Year: 2007
Type: Project
Source: FRAMES

Presenting state-of-science information and discussion of broadly defined air pollution and forest fire issues. Among others, the following topics will be discussed: effects of forest fires on air quality in the remote and urban-wildland interface...

Person: Bytnerowicz
Year: 2007
Type: Project
Source: FRAMES

Many areas of the boreal forest of Alaska contain deep layers of moss, duff, and peat, resulting in a large pool of biomass that potentially can burn and smolder for long periods of time creating hazardous smoke episodes for local residents and...

Person: Ottmar, Babbitt, Ferguson, Vihnanek, Barnes, Cella, Jandt, Murphy, Slaughter, Vanderlinden
Year: 2007
Type: Project
Source: FRAMES

Use of prescribed fire is an important forest management activity in the southern region with ~2,000,000 acres burned in 17,733 prescribed fires during the first 10 months of 2003 and an additional ~255,000 acres burned by 14,359 wildfires. Fire is...

Person: Mickler, Achtemeier, Brownlie, Potter
Year: 2007
Type: Project
Source: FRAMES

The organic layer (litter and duff) in forest, shrub, and grasslands can represent the bulk of the fuels consumed during wildland fires in southern ecosystems; it is imperative that organic layer depth measurements can be converted to mass as managers...

Person: Ottmar, Wright
Year: 2007
Type: Project
Source: FRAMES