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A widespread forest fire episode occurred over Uttarakhand during April 24–May 2, 2016. This event released large amount of carbon monoxide (CO), nitrogen dioxide (NO2) and aerosols in the pristine environment of Uttarakhand. AIRS observations showed...

Person: Srivastava, Kumar
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

Pioneering networks of cameras that can search for wildland fire signatures have been in development for some years (High Performance Wireless Research & Education Network-HPWREN cameras and the ALERT Wildfire camera). While these cameras have...

Person: Govil, Welch, Ball, Pennypacker
Year: 2020
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

Satellite-based active fire data provide indispensable information for monitoring global fire activity and understanding its impacts on climate and air quality. Yet the limited spatiotemporal sampling capacities of current satellites result in...

Person: Li, Zhang, Kondragunta, Schmidt, Holmes
Year: 2020
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

Forest fires may have beneficial effects ecologically, but can also be damaging to the overall health and diversity of flora and fauna and may also result in loss of farm produce and livelihood base of local communities living around the forest...

Person: Husseini, Aboah, Issifu
Year: 2020
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

The primary sources for ecological degradation currently are the Forest Fires (FF). The present observation frameworks for FF absence need supporting in constant checking of each purpose of the location at all time and prime location of the fire...

Person: Sudhakar, Vijayakumar, Sathiya Kumar, Priya, Ravi, Subramaniyaswamy
Year: 2020
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

[From text] The second EastFIRE Conference, held at George Mason University, June 5-8, 2007, brought together researchers, land managers, and technicians to share information on remote sensing applications to wildland fires in the eastern states. Based...

Person: Qu, Ambrose
Year: 2009
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

Measurements of the solar ultraviolet radiation in the wavelength region 295-385 nm were carried out at the Athens basin in summer 2007 and 2008 to study the influence of the air pollution, aerosols and forest fires on the UV doses reaching the ground...

Person: Tzanis, Tsivola, Efstathiou, Varotsos
Year: 2009
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

This paper uses multi-sensor remote sensing data to study the type and spatio-temporal variability of aerosols emitted from forest fires. The study is based on the Okefenokee Swamp fire that ravaged parts of Georgia and Florida between May and June of...

Person: Bhoi, Qu, Dasgupta
Year: 2009
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

From the text ... 'Because fire was such an important historic disturbance and is a large component in understanding regional differences in emissions, it is analogous to an elephant in the closet. One can think of fire frequency as the elephant....

Person: Robertson, Galley, Masters, Guyette, Stambaugh
Year: 2009
Type: Document
Source: TTRS