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Wildland fire is an important component to ecological health in the Sierra Nevada. It is essential to understand smoke impacts from full suppression policy that has produced a smoke averse public if this natural process is restored to the landscape....

Person: Schweizer
Year: 2016
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

Estimates of greenhouse gases and particulate emissions are made with a high spatiotemporal resolution from the Kilmore East fire in Victoria, Australia, which burnt approximately 100,000 ha over a 12 h period. Altogether, 10,175 Gigagrams (Gg) of CO2...

Person: Surawski, Sullivan, Roxburgh, Polglase
Year: 2016
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

The primary purpose of the Smoke Management Program (SMP) is to mitigate the effects of smoke from forestry related prescribed burning on Smoke Sensitive Areas (SSAs). The primary impetus is the Clean Air Act of 1970 and subsequent amendments in 1977...

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Year: 2016
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

The Cooperative Agreement Between Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) and Mississippi Forestry Commission (MFC) is an agreement addressing smoke from prescribed fires.

Person:
Year: 2011
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

In Northern Thailand, wildland fire during cold period releases large amounts of smoke and fine particles into the atmosphere. The fine particles include several persistent organic compounds such as PAHs. In this study, PM2.5-bound PAH concentrations...

Person: Pongpiachan
Year: 2016
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

Ambient concentrations of O3, PM2.5, NH3, NO, NO2, HNO3, SO2 and VOCs were measured at Devils Postpile National Monument (DEPO) during the summer seasons of 2013 and 2014. The measurements were impacted by the Aspen and Rim Fires in 2013, and the...

Person: Burley, Bytnerowicz, Buhler, Zielinska, Schweizer, Cisneros, Schilling, Varela, McDaniel, Horn, Dulen
Year: 2016
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

Obtaining accurate measures of exposure to forest fire smoke is important for the assessment of health risk. Estimating exposure from air quality monitors is challenging because of the sparseness of the monitoring networks in remote areas. However,...

Person: Wan, Braun, Dean, Henderson
Year: 2011
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

PM2.5 inventories have been developed in major Chinese cities to quantify the contributions from various sources based on annual emissions. This approach, however, could substantially underestimate the contribution from open straw burning during the...

Person: Zhang, Liu, Hao
Year: 2016
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

Bushfire smoke has the potential to affect millions of people and is therefore a major public health problem. The air pollutant that increases most significantly as a result of bushfire smoke is particulate matter (PM). During bushfire smoke episodes,...

Person: Dennekamp, Abramson
Year: 2011
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

Peat fires in Southeast Asia have become a major annual source of trace gases and particles to the regional–global atmosphere. The assessment of their influence on atmospheric chemistry, climate, air quality, and health has been uncertain partly due to...

Person: Stockwell, Jayarathne, Cochrane, Ryan, Putra, Saharjo, Nurhayati, Albar, Blake, Simpson, Stone, Yokelson
Year: 2016
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES