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Introduction: Environmental contaminants are groups of unwanted, ubiquitous chemicals, found in food via weathering of the earth's crust, combustion (natural or anthropogenic), industrial uses or as unwanted bi-products of manufacturing processes...

Person: Thomson, Rose
Year: 2011
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

We measured isocyanic acid (HNCO) in laboratory biomass fires at levels up to 600 parts per billion by volume (ppbv), demonstrating that it has a significant source from pyrolysis/combustion of biomass. We also measured HNCO at mixing ratios up to 200...

Person: Roberts, Veres, Cochran, Warneke, Burling, Yokelson, Lerner, Gilman, Kuster, Fall, de Gouw
Year: 2011
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

A devestating conflagration occurred in the scenic hills above the cities of Oakland and Berkeley, California, on October 20, 1991. burning embers carried by high winds from the perimeter of a small but growing duff fire ignited overgrown vegetation...

Person: Teague
Year: 1992
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

Industrial hygiene measurement of exposures to wildland fire fighters was conducted in northern California during three consecutive fire seasons (1986-1989) in conjunction with three separate health effects studies. Chemicals that were monitored...

Person: Materna, Jones, Sutton, Rothman, Harrison
Year: 1992
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

The current study was undertaken to evaluate the effect of smoke on forced expiratory volumes and airway responsiveness in wildland fire fighters during a season of active fire fighting. Sixty-three seasonal and full-time wildland fire fighters from...

Person: Liu, Tager, Balmes, Harrison
Year: 1992
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES