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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

Few studies have examined the respiratory effects of multiyear ozone exposures in human populations. We examined associations between current respiratory health status and long-term ozone exposure histories in 520 Yale College (New Haven, CT) students...

Person: Galizia, Kinney
Year: 1999
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

Fact sheet on the final regional haze regulations for protection of visibility in national parks and wilderness areas.

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Year: 1999
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

This document will help state, local, and tribal air pollution control agency personnel compile an inventory of criteria pollutant emissions from stationary (point and area) sources. The information contained in this document is intended to serve as a...

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Year: 1999
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

The chemical composition and size of individual particles derived from combustion products of several species found in Southern California were obtained using aerosol time-of-flight mass spectrometry. The major inorganic species observed in >90% of...

Person: Silva, Liu, Noble, Prather
Year: 1999
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

Evolving wildfire management policies are aimed at more comprehensive treatments of current wildland fire management problems. Key policies are identified that affect wildfire and fuels management. Policies are discussed in the context of institutional...

Person: González-Cabán, Omi, Hesseln, Rideout
Year: 1999
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

The effect that the wind's vertical variation has on fire plume behaviour is investigated. A parabolized set of governing equations are discretized using finite differences to arrive at the numerical model. Lagrangian particles are used to visualize...

Person: Trelles, McGrattan, Baum
Year: 1999
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

For many thousands of years south-eastern Australia has experienced wildfires. These days, in an average summer around six hundred wildfires occur in Victoria's parks and forests. Between twenty and thirty percent of these fires are caused by...

Person: Tolhurst, Cheney
Year: 1999
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

To demonstrate the usefulness of active remote-sensing systems in observing forest fire plume behavior, we studied two fires, one using a 3.2-cm-wavelength Doppler radar, and one more extensively, using Doppler lidar. Both instruments observed the...

Person: Banta, Olivier, Holloway, Kropfli, Bartram, Cupp, Post
Year: 1992
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

Emission factors for several trace gases were determined using airborne measurements from 13 biomass fires in North America. Emissions of methane (CH4), nonmethane hydrocarbons (NMHC), hydrogen (H2) and ammonia (NH3) were found to be positively...

Person: Laursen, Hobbs, Radke, Rasmussen
Year: 1992
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES