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Wildfire smoke (WFS) increases the risk of respiratory hospitalizations. We evaluated the association between WFS and asthma healthcare utilization (AHCU) during the 2013 wildfire season in Oregon. WFS particulate matter ≤ 2.5 μm in diameter (PM2.5)...

Person: Gan, Liu, Ford Hotmann, O'Dell, Vaidyanathan, Wilson, Volckens, Pfister, Fischer, Pierce, Magzamen
Year: 2020
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

This webinar will provide an introduction to the fundamental concepts and tools for understanding the who, what, why and how for managing prescribed fire smoke in the Southeast. Speakers from regional air quality regulation programs will discuss topics...

Person: Davis, Gillam, Lesane, Boylan, Strait, Fawcett
Year: 2020
Type: Media
Source: FRAMES

It is not clear which mechanisms are responsible for changing soil biological activity following a fire. To address this knowledge gap, we measured such parameters of soil biological activity as flux rates of CH4, and CO2 and identified key...

Person: Goncharov, Gongalsky, Yazrikova, Kostina, Korobushkin, Makarov, Zaitsev
Year: 2020
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

The Paris Agreement calls on parties to undertake ambitious efforts to combat climate change by engaging in appropriate policies and measures as put forward through Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs), to strengthen transparency when reporting...

Person: Prosperi, Bloise, Tubiello, Conchedda, Rossi, Boschetti, Salvatore, Bernoux
Year: 2020
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

Acetylene is a short‐lived trace gas produced during combustion of fossil fuels, biomass, and biofuels. Biomass burning is likely the only major source of acetylene in the preindustrial atmosphere, making ice core acetylene a powerful tool for...

Person: Nicewonger, Aydin, Prather, Saltzman
Year: 2020
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

There are few observational studies measuring the ecosystem‐scale productivity effects of changes in incident diffuse photosynthetically active radiation (PARdiffuse), especially related to wildfire smoke. Climate change‐induced increases to the...

Person: Hemes, Verfaillie, Baldocchi
Year: 2020
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

[from the text] Australia is burning. Both New South Wales and Queensland have declared a state of emergency after seeing new record high in property losses during this fire season. Recently, “fires near me” has become Google's most searched words in...

Person: Yu, Xu, Abramson, Li, Guo
Year: 2020
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

Wildfires, especially those of large size, worsen air quality and alter the carbon cycle through combustion of large quantities of biomass and release of carbon into the atmosphere. The Black Dragon fire, which occurred in 1987 in the boreal forests of...

Person: Xu, He, Hawbaker, Zhu, Henne
Year: 2020
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

Wildfires can be responsible for significant mercury (Hg) emissions especially in contaminated areas. Here, we investigated the Hg distribution in topsoils and vegetation samples and temperature-dependent Hg mobilization from biomass-rich topsoils...

Person: Tuhý, Rohovec, Matoušková, Mihaljevič, Kříbek, Vaněk, Mapani, Göttlicher, Steininger, Majzlan, Ettler
Year: 2020
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

An understanding of fire behaviour and its impacts on natural ecosystems is essential for developing management strategies, specifically for planning prescribed fires. It is well known that vegetation and microclimate factors are important predictors...

Person: Gomes, Miranda, Silverio, da Cunha Bustamante
Year: 2020
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES