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A 2005 biomass burning (wildfire, prescribed, and agricultural) emission inventory has been developed for the contiguous United States using a newly developed simplified method of combining information from multiple sources for use in the US EPA's...

Person: Pouliot, Pace, Roy, Pierce, Mobley
Year: 2008
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

In this study, we used fire count datasets derived from Along Track Scanning Radiometer (ATSR) satellite to characterize spatial patterns in fire occurrences across highly diverse geographical, vegetation and topographic gradients in the Indian region...

Person: Vadrevu, Badarinath, Anuradha
Year: 2008
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

Biomass burning is a major source of aerosols that affect air quality and the Earth's radiation budget. Current estimates of biomass burning emissions vary markedly due to uncertainties in biomass density, combustion efficiency, emission factor,...

Person: Zhang, Kondragunta, Schmidt, Kogan
Year: 2008
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

Recent investigations indicate that wildfires provide a significant flux of mercury (Hg) from terrestrial ecosystems to the atmosphere. However, little is known about how geographic location, climate, stand age, and tree species affect Hg accumulation...

Person: Biswas, Blum, Keeler
Year: 2008
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

A newly developed method, which involves the use of satellite measurements of energy released by fires, was used to estimate smoke emissions in the United States (US) Southern Great Plains (SGP). This SGP region was chosen because extensive...

Person: Jordan, Ichoku, Hoff
Year: 2008
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

Measurements of total ozone column and solar UV radiation under different atmospheric conditions are needed to define variations of both UV and ozone and to study the impact of ozone depletion at the Earth's surface. In this study, spectral and...

Person: Badarinath, Kharol, Prasad, Sharma, Reddi, Kambezidis, Kaskaoutis
Year: 2008
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

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Person: Cahoon, Stocks, Levine, Cofer, O'Neill
Year: 1992
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

Resolving environmental impacts caused by the wildland–urban interface (WUI) expansion such as wildlife habitat fragmentation, or increased fire risk entails an accurate delineating of WUI boundary and its dynamics prediction. This study identified...

Person: Zhang, He, Yang
Year: 2008
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES, TTRS

ANNOTATION: This paper looks into the carbon sequestering abilities of forests and finds that policies currently in place promote avoidable carbon releases and discourage actions that would actually increase long-term carbon storage. When stand-...

Person: Hurteau, Koch, Hungate
Year: 2008
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES, TTRS