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The summer of 2018 saw intense smoke impacts on the eastern side of the Sierra Nevada in California, which have been anecdotally ascribed to the closest wildfire, the Lions Fire. We examined the role of the Lions Fire and four other, simultaneous large...

Person: Mueller, Tarnay, O'Neill, Raffuse
Year: 2020
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

Emissions from wildland fires strongly influence tropospheric chemistry and climate. Fires emit high levels of trace gases, including semi-volatile and volatile organic compounds (S/VOCs); and primary (directly emitted) particulate matter (PM). During...

Person: Barsanti
Year: 2020
Type: Media
Source: FRAMES

We provide major updates to the ‘top down’ Fire Radiative Energy Emissions (FREM) approach to biomass burning emissions calculations, bypassing the estimation of fuel consumption that is a major source of uncertainty in widely used ‘bottom up’...

Person: Nguyen, Wooster
Year: 2020
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

Wildfires have an important role in the ecological process affecting ecosystems at multiple spatial scales. MCD64A1 500 m burned area product is used in this study to document trends of fire events from 2001 to 2019. The research aims to analyze the...

Person: Rasul, Ibrahim, Hameed, Tansey
Year: 2020
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

Prescribed fire can result in significant benefits to ecosystems and society. Examples include improved wildlife habitat, enhanced biodiversity, reduced threat of destructive wildfire, and enhanced ecosystem resilience. Prescribed fire can also come...

Person: Hunter, Robles
Year: 2020
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

The Fire Continuum Conference, co-sponsored by the Association for Fire Ecology and the International Association of Wildland Fire, was designed to cover both the biophysical and human dimensions aspects of fire along the fire continuum. This...

Person: Hood, Drury, Steelman, Steffens
Year: 2020
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

First Nation reserves in Canada are at high risk from wildfires, with many evacuated every year. There is a need to understand how First Nations are affected by wildfire evacuations to identify ways to reduce negative impacts. The First Nations...

Person: McGee
Year: 2020
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

El Niño years are characterized by a high sea surface temperature anomaly in the Equatorial Pacific Ocean, which leads to unusually warm and dry conditions over many fire-prone regions globally. This can lead to an increase in burned area and emissions...

Person: Burton, Betts, Jones, Feldpausch, Cardoso, Anderson
Year: 2020
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

In recent decades, as wildland fire occurrence has increased in the United States, concern about the emissions produced by wildland fires has increased as well. This growing concern is evidenced by an increase in scientific articles investigating...

Person: Starns, Tolleson, Agnew, Schnitzler, Weir
Year: 2020
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

The aim of the paper is to describe the spread forest fire event occurred in the Italian Alps in 2017 under extremely drought conditions. In the study the root causes of wildfires and their direct relapses to the air quality of the Western Po valley...

Person: Bo, Mercalli, Pognant, Berro, Clerico
Year: 2020
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES