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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

We investigated health effects associated with fine particulate matter during a long-lived, large wildfire complex in northern California in the summer of 2008. We estimated exposure to PM2.5 for each day using an exposure prediction model created...

Person: Reid, Jerrett, Tager, Petersen, Mann, Balmes
Year: 2016
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES, TTRS

This guide is designed to help local public health officials prepare for smoke events, to take measures to protect the public when smoke is present, and communicate with the public about wildfire smoke and health. The 2016 version has been updated with...

Person:
Year: 2016
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

Background. Wildfires are anticipated to be more frequent and intense under climate change. As a result, wildfires may emit more air pollutants that can harm health in communities in the future. The health impacts of wildfire smoke under climate change...

Person: Liu, Mickley, Sulprizio, Yue, Peng, Dominici, Bell
Year: 2016
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

Background: Wildfire activity is predicted to increase in many parts of the world due to changes in temperature and precipitation patterns from global climate change. Wildfire smoke contains numerous hazardous air pollutants and many studies have...

Person: Reid, Brauer, Johnston, Jerrett, Balmes, Elliott
Year: 2016
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES, TTRS

A series of presentations in which experts explore the trade-offs between wildfire, prescribed fire, forest health, and public health in a one day public forum. This seminar event was hosted by the University of British Columbia on April 18th, 2016....

Person:
Year: 2016
Type: Website
Source: FRAMES

On the evening of July 30, 2015, 38-year-old Black Hills National Forest Engine Captain David “Dave” Ruhl was entrapped and killed while scouting on foot during initial attack of the Frog Fire on the Modoc National Forest (Region 5, California). A...

Person: Dudley, Draeger, Harris, Heaton, Pfister, Spradling, Boursier, Cooper, Petrilli, Duran
Year: 2016
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is finalizing revisions to certain sections within the regulations that govern the exclusion of event-influenced air quality data from certain regulatory decisions under the Clean Air Act (CAA). The EPA’s...

Person:
Year: 2016
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

Little is known about public tolerance of smoke from wildland fires. By combining data from two household surveys, we sought to determine whether tolerance of smoke from wildland fires varies with its origin or managerial rationale, to describe...

Person: Engebretson, Hall, Blades, Olsen, Toman, Frederick
Year: 2016
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES, TTRS