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Recent growth in the frequency and severity of US wildfires has led to more wildfire smoke and increased public exposure to harmful air pollutants. Populations exposed to wildfire smoke experience a variety of negative health impacts, imposing economic...

Person: Jones, Berrens
Year: 2017
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

The Great Dismal Swamp (GDS) National Wildlife Refuge delivers multiple ecosystem services, including air quality and human health via fire mitigation. Our analysis estimates benefits of this service through its potential to reduce catastrophic...

Person: Parthum, Pindilli, Hogan
Year: 2017
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

Haze pollution over the past four decades in Southeast Asia is mainly a result of forest and peatland fires in Indonesia. The economic impacts of haze include adverse health effects and disruption to transport and tourism. Previous studies have used a...

Person: Lin, Wijedasa, Chisholm
Year: 2017
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES, TTRS

Join us in a discussion on how climatic changes can influence wildland fire activity across the globe and how these critical fire weather variables have changed over the last 40 years. These changes in key weather variables have combined to both...

Person: West, Legarza, Jolly, Emanuel, Knight
Year: 2017
Type: Media
Source: FRAMES

Fire happens in Canada’s forest. Every year, thousands of small fires and dozens of large ones occur somewhere in Canada’s vast forest landscape. It has been the story for centuries and will continue. Now more than ever people work, build and live in...

Person: Flannigan, Tymstra
Year: 2017
Type: Media
Source: FRAMES