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Transboundary haze pollution as a result of indiscriminate land clearance by fire has significant health and economic impacts on member states of the Association of South-east Asian Nations (ASEAN). Meanwhile the impact of the associated carbon...

Person: Yong, Peh
Year: 2016
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

From the text...'Comparing an accouont of the 1997 fires...with the events of 2015 gives one an eerie sense of history repeating itself. Will anything be different in the aftermath this time? We believe it is naive to expect Indonesia to solve...

Person: Chisholm, Wijedasa, Swinfield
Year: 2016
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

Recreation is of increasing importance in forest environments. Fire has both short-term effects, trail closures, smoke impacts; and long-term effects, residual 'scars,' potential hazards, on forest recreation. The general public is gaining...

Person: Krammes, Taylor
Year: 1990
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

The public outcry about the 1988 fires in Yellowstone National Park and adjacent natural forests, coupled with concern among natural resource managers, convinced the Secretaries of the Departments of Interior and Agriculture to establish the Fire...

Person: Wakimoto
Year: 1990
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

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Person: Wilson, Mueller
Year: 1990
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

Fire is becoming recognized as a major issue throughout the North American continent. The last several years have seen major fire seasons in the United States, Canada, and Mexico. There are five areas where an international approach to fire management...

Person: Barkow
Year: 1990
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

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Person: Mutch
Year: 1990
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

Forest and land fires in Riau province of Sumatera increase along with the rapid deforestation, land clearing, and are induced by dry climate. Forest and land fires, which occur routinely every year, cause trans-boundary air pollution up to Singapore....

Person: Kusumaningtyas, Aldrian
Year: 2016
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

This study estimated the economic costs associated with morbidity from the wildfires that occurred in 2007 in southern California. We used the excess number of hospital admissions and emergency department visits to quantify the morbidity effects and...

Person: Kochi, Champ, Loomis, Donovan
Year: 2016
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

Emissions of fine particulate matter from prescribed burns are a growing concern for wildland fire managers. Stringent air quality regulations and community discern over the emissions from prescribed fire smoke often severely restrict the ability to...

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