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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 Unmix receptor model was applied to the 2002-2014 speciated PM2.5 data from the IMPROVE site at Tallgrass National Preserve near Strong City, Kansas, to investigate the contributions of prescribed rangeland burning on local air quality. This...

Person: Liu, Liu, Maghirang, Devlin, Blocksome
Year: 2016
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

Connections between wildfires and modes of variability in climate are sought as a means for predicting fire activity on interannual to multi-decadal timescales. Several fire drivers, such as temperature and local drought index, have been shown to vary...

Person: Ward, Shevliakova, Malyshev, Lamarque, Wittenberg
Year: 2016
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

Vegetation, wildfire and atmospheric oxygen on Earth have changed throughout geological times, and are dependent on each other, determining the evolution of ecosystems, the carbon cycle, and the climate, as found in the fossil record. Previous work in...

Person: Huang, Rein
Year: 2016
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

Fine particulate matter (PM2.5) generated by forest fires has been associated with a wide range of adverse health outcomes, including exacerbation of respiratory diseases and increased risk of mortality. Due to the unpredictable nature of forest fires...

Person: Yuchi, Yao, Mclean, Stull, Paviovic, Davignon, Moran, Henderson
Year: 2016
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

Satellite characterization of local aerosol pollution is desirable because of the potential for broad spatial coverage, enabling transport studies of pollution from major sources, such as biomass burning events. However, retrieval of quantitative...

Person: Loria-Salazar, Holmes, Arnott, Barnard, Moosmuller
Year: 2016
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

Natural carbon sinks currently absorb approximately half of the anthropogenic CO2 emitted by fossil fuel burning, cement production and land-use change. However, this airborne fractionmay change in the future depending on the emissions scenario. An...

Person: Jones, Ciais, Davis, Friedlingstein, Gasser, Peters, Rogelj, Van Vuuren, Canadell, Cowie, Jackson, Jonas, Kriegler, Littleton, Lowe, Milne, Shrestha, Smith, Torvanger, Wiltshire
Year: 2016
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

In September-October 2015, ElNino and positive Indian Ocean Dipole conditions set the stage for massive fires in Sumatra and Kalimantan (Indonesian Borneo), leading to persistently hazardous levels of smoke pollution across much of Equatorial Asia....

Person: Koplitz, Mickley, Marlier, Buonocore, Kim, Liu, Sulprizio, DeFries, Jacob, Schwartz, Pongsiri, Myers
Year: 2016
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

Canadian wildfire smoke impacted air quality across the northern Mid-Atlantic (MA) of the United States during June 9-12, 2015. A multiday exceedance of the new 2015 70-ppb National Ambient Air Quality Standard (NAAQS) for ozone (O-3) followed,...

Person: Dreessen, Sullivan, Delgado
Year: 2016
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

Environment and Climate Change Canada's FireWork air quality (AQ) forecast system for North America with near-real-time biomass burning emissions has been running experimentally during the Canadian wildfire season since 2013. The system runs twice...

Person: Pavlovic, Chen, Anderson, Moran, Beaulieu, Davignon, Cousineau
Year: 2016
Type: Document
Source: TTRS