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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

Subtitle: Indonesian peatlands need to be protected and restored to prevent fires and the health, environmental and economic impact that they have on the wider region. © Macmillan Publishers Limited. All rights reserved.

Person: Tacconi
Year: 2016
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

This paper presents a quantitative assessment of adaptation options in the context of forest fires in Europe under projected climate change. A standalone fire model (SFM) based on a state-of-the-art large-scale forest fire modelling algorithm is used...

Person: Khabarov, Krasovskii, Obersteiner, Swart, Dosio, San-Miguel-Ayanz, Durrant, Camia, Migliavacca
Year: 2016
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

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

Introduction: Non-compliance with respiratory protection programs among firefighters may put them at increased risk of injury and illness from occupational exposures during fire extinguishing activities. This research aims to characterize respiratory...

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

On the evening of July 30, 2015, 38-year-old Black Hills National Forest Engine Captain David “Dave” Ruhl was entrapped and killed while scouting on foot during initial attack of the Frog Fire on the Modoc National Forest (Region 5, California). A...

Person: Dudley, Draeger, Harris, Heaton, Pfister, Spradling, Boursier, Cooper, Petrilli, Duran
Year: 2016
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

Little is known about public tolerance of smoke from wildland fires. By combining data from two household surveys, we sought to determine whether tolerance of smoke from wildland fires varies with its origin or managerial rationale, to describe...

Person: Engebretson, Hall, Blades, Olsen, Toman, Frederick
Year: 2016
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES, TTRS

Fuel treatments in fire-suppressed mixed-conifer forests are designed to moderate potential wildfire behavior and effects. However, the objectives for modifying potential fire effects can vary widely, from improving fire suppression efforts and...

Person: Stevens, Collins, Long, North, Prichard, Tarnay, White
Year: 2016
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES, TTRS

Wildfires are heating up once again in the American West. In 2015, wildfires burned more than 10 million acres in the United States at a cost of $2.1 billion in federal expenditures. As the fires burned, the U.S. Forest Service announced that, for the...

Person: Lueck, Yoder
Year: 2016
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

An assessment of outcomes from research projects funded by the Joint Fire Science Program was conducted to determine whether or not science has been used to inform management and policy decisions and to explore factors that facilitate use of fire...

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