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Wildfires are one of the main disturbances that impact structure, sustainability, and carbon budget of Siberian forests, as well as infrastructure and human safety. The Zabaikal region in the south of Siberia is characterized by one of the highest...

Person: Kukayskaya, Buryak, Shvetsov, Conard, Kalenskaya
Year: 2016
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

There is limited research on the exposure of wildland firefighters to smoke because of the operational obstacles when monitoring air pollutants in the field. In this work, a grid of portable sensors was used to measure PM2.5 and CO concentrations in...

Person: Amorim, Valente, Cascao, Ribeiro, Viegas, Ottmar, Miranda
Year: 2016
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

This study monthly combustion tests were conducted on pine green leaves during June 2008 similar to May 2012 (4 years) for combustion pattern analysis of forest fires according to climate change in Korea. As result of research, fuel humidity of 75...

Person: Park, Lee, Lee, Baek, Ohga
Year: 2016
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

Forest fire, an important agent for change in many forest ecosystems, plays an important role in atmospheric chemical cycles and the carbon cycle. The primary emissions from forest fire, CO2, CO, CH4, long-chained hydrocarbons and volatile organic...

Person: Wang, Guo, Hu, Jin, Su
Year: 2016
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

In this study, WRF-Sfire is coupled with WRF-Chem to construct WRFSC, an integrated forecast system for wildfire behaviour and smoke prediction. WRF-Sfire directly predicts wildfire spread, plume and plume-top heights, providing comprehensive...

Person: Kochanski, Jenkins, Yedinak, Mandel, Beezley, Lamb
Year: 2016
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

In this study, volatile and semi-volatile organic compound (VOCs and SVOCs) mass emission factors were determined from laboratory peat fire experiments. The peat samples originated from two National Wildlife Refuges on the coastal plain of North...

Person: George, Black, Geron, Aurell, Hays, Preston, Gullett
Year: 2016
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

See publishers web site for abstract. http://www.springeronline.com © Springer Science+Business Media New York 2015.

Person: Dow, Collins, Stephens
Year: 2016
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

Forests represent an important role in the control of atmospheric emissions through carbon capture. However, in forest fires, the carbon stored during photosynthesis is released into the atmosphere. The carbon quantification, in forest burning, is...

Person: Carvalho, Amaral, Costa, Neto, Veras, Costa, Van Leeuwen, Krieger, Tourigny, Forti, Fostier, Siqueira, Santos, Lima, Cascao, Ortega, Frade
Year: 2016
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

Humans use combustion for heating and cooking, managing lands, and, more recently, for fuelling the industrial economy. As a shift to fossil-fuel-based energy occurs, we expect that anthropogenic biomass burning in open landscapes will decline as it...

Person: Balch, Nagy, Archibald, Bowman, Moritz, Roos, Scott, Williamson
Year: 2016
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

A lack of independent, quality-assured data prevents scientists from effectively evaluating predictions and uncertainties in fire models used by land managers. This paper presents a summary of pre-fire and post-fire fuel, fuel moisture and surface...

Person: Ottmar, Hudak, Prichard, Wright, Restaino, Kennedy, Vihnanek
Year: 2016
Type: Document
Source: TTRS