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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

Introduction: Fine particulate matter (PM2.5) emissions from vegetation fires can be transported over long distances and may cause significant air pollution episodes far from the fires. However, epidemiological evidence on health effects of vegetation-...

Person: Kollanus, Tiittanen, Niemi, Lanki
Year: 2016
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

A larger amount of carbon is stored in forest ecosystems than in the entire atmosphere. Thus, relatively small changes in forest carbon stocks can significantly impact net carbon exchange between the biosphere and atmosphere. Changes in forest stocks...

Person: Zhang, Qin, Yuan, Jia
Year: 2016
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

Wildfire can impose a direct impact on human health under climate change. While the potential impacts of climate change on wildfires and resulting air pollution have been studied, it is not known who will be most affected by the growing threat of...

Person: Liu, Mickley, Sulprizio, Dominici, Yue, Ebisu, Anderson, Khan, Bravo, Bell
Year: 2016
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

We apply satellite fire detection products and air quality modeling to study the contribution of fire emissions to ambient aerosol concentrations over the southeastern U.S. We find that satellite MODIS fire counts show more extensive summer burnings...

Person: Zeng, Liu, Wang
Year: 2016
Type: Document
Source: TTRS