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This document is intended to provide guidelines forest resource managers which, if properly applied, can reduce the risk of adverse impacts of smoke from forestry or agricultural-related burns on smoke-sensitive areas.

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Year: 2012
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

The WFR-Chem model can produce valuable smoke emissions and fire spread information along with up to a 72 hour smoke forecast. This model can be used by fire and resouce managers, city and borough personnel and others. Feedback is needed for improved...

Person: Steufer
Year: 2012
Type: Media
Source: FRAMES

Wildfires and severe smoke can create dangerous conditions for people, especially those with chronic health conditions. Learn about current wildfires, wildfire smoke conditions, and what you can do to reduce the health effects of wildfire smoke.

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Year: 2012
Type: Website
Source: FRAMES

Exposure to forest fire smoke is episodic, which makes its health effects challenging to study. We review the newest contributions to a growing literature on acute respiratory outcomes.

Person: Henderson, Johnston
Year: 2012
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

This work presents the results of a photochemical modelling system composed of MM5-SMOKE-CMAQ on Brazilian Amazonia area, been a pioneered implementation task. These results focus on the biogenic and biomass burning emissions and the impact of these...

Person: Silva de Souza, Landau, Moraes, Pimentel
Year: 2012
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

This study focuses on the identification of ignition characteristics and carbon discharge resulting from combustion of surface fuels vulnerable to forest fire. Four withered surface fuels, including dead leaves and cones of Pinus densiflora, dead...

Person: Park, Lee, Lee, Park, Ohga
Year: 2012
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

We review research on growing and burning herbaceous and woody energy plants, and compare the harmful substance emissions into the air while burning these plants. Research results of biomass combustion and reed usage as an environmentally-friendly fuel...

Person: Jasinskas, Ulozeviciute, Rutkauskas
Year: 2012
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

Fire is a frequent and severe disturbance that affects plants on large scales, especially in Mediterranean-type ecosystems (MTE). Plants have evolved traits that confer resilience to fire and other disturbances, ensuring their persistence in fire-prone...

Person: Ne'eman, Lev-Yadun, Arianoutsou
Year: 2012
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

Boreal forest fires are an important source of terrestrial carbon emissions, particularly during years of widespread wildfires. Most carbon emission models parameterize wildfire impacts and carbon flux to area burned by fires, therein making the...

Person: Kolden, Abatzoglou
Year: 2012
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

The risk of hospitalisation from bushfire exposure events in Darwin, Australia, is examined. Several local studies have found evidence for the effects of exposure to bushfire particulates on respiratory and cardiovascular hospital admissions. They have...

Person: Crabbe
Year: 2012
Type: Document
Source: TTRS