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The savanna biome has the greatest burned area globally. Whereas the global distribution of most biomes can be predicted successfully from climatic variables, this is not so for savannas. Attempts to dynamically model the distribution of savannas,...

Person: Lehsten, Arneth, Spessa, Thonicke, Moustakas
Year: 2016
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

Size-resolved effective density, mixing state, and hygroscopicity of smoke particles from five kinds of agricultural residues burning were characterized using an aerosol chamber system, including a volatility/hygroscopic tandem differential mobility...

Person: Li, Hu, Chen, Ma, Ye, Yang, Wang, Wang, Mellouki
Year: 2016
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

1. Fire can affect bees directly through exposure to heat and smoke. Direct effects include mortality, injury, and displacement affecting at most two generations adults and any immature progeny present during the fire. To study the direct effects of...

Person: Love, Cane
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

Air pollutant concentrations near major highways are usually attributed to a combination of nearby traffic emissions and regional background, and generally presumed to be additive in nature. During a near-road measurement study conducted in Las Vegas,...

Person: Kimbrough, Hays, Preston, Vallero, Hagler
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

Tropical peatland fires play a significant role in the context of global warming through emissions of substantial amounts of greenhouse gases. However, the state of knowledge on carbon loss from these fires is still poorly developed with few studies...

Person: Konecny, Ballhorn, Navratil, Jubanski, Page, Tansey, Hooijer, Vernimmen, Siegert
Year: 2016
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

The dynamics and structure of the phytomass and production of an undisturbed mesotrophic dwarf shrub-sphagnum phytocenosis and one burned by fire have been compared. The net primary production (NPP) of both sites of phytocenoses in the postpyrogenic...

Person: Kopoteva, Kuptsova
Year: 2016
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

Remote mining operations in Canada's Northwest Territories and Nunavut are supported by a 600 km winter road, which spans the transition from subarctic boreal forest in Yellowknife to low Arctic tundra. Each year, thousands of truckloads of fuel,...

Person: Korosi, Eickmeyer, Thienpont, Palmer, Kimpe, Blais
Year: 2016
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

Low intensity prescribed fire is widely practiced in seasonally dry forests in many countries to reduce fuel loads and the risk of uncontrollable wildfires. Associated with low intensity fire is the heating and alteration of organic matter of the...

Person: Krishnaraj, Baker, Polglase, Volkova, Weston
Year: 2016
Type: Document
Source: TTRS