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Air pollution causes significant excess mortality and health effects. Action plans required by the EU legislation should optimally account for the complex interactions of population distributions, time-activity and the sources of air pollution. This...

Person: Hanninen, Kauhaniemi, Karppinen, Kukkonen, Kousa, Jantunen
Year: 2010
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

Austrostipa compressa, a native ephemeral of southwest Western Australia was stimulated to germinate under a range of temperatures, in the presence of light, and exposure to smoke-water. This combination of environmental cues results in winter-maximum...

Person: Smith, Bell, Loneragan
Year: 1999
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

With the emergence of a new forest management paradigm based on the emulation of natural disturbance regimes, interest in fire-related studies has increased in the boreal forest management community. A key issue in this regard is the improvement of our...

Person: Girardin, Ali, Hély
Year: 2010
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES, TTRS

Charcoal fragments preserved in small, wet basins are used to characterise the fire regime of temperate and mixed boreal forest (hemiboreal) zones of southern Scandinavia during the last 3500 years. There was far less charcoal recorded from the...

Person: Bradshaw, Lindbladh, Hannon
Year: 2010
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES, TTRS

The fragmentation of mediterranean climate landscapes where fire is an important landscape process may lead to unsuitable fire regimes for many species, particularly rare species that occur as small isolated populations. We investigate the influence of...

Person: Yates, Ladd
Year: 2010
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

Seasonally dry tropical forests are facing threat of extinction due to repeated lopping and forest fires. In the present study seed germination of four dry tropical trees, Acacia catechu, Bauhinia variegata, Dalbergia latifolia and Tectona grandis, was...

Person: Singh, Raizada
Year: 2010
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

We analyze detailed atmospheric gas/aerosol composition data acquired during the 2008 NASA ARCTAS (Arctic Research of the Composition of the Troposphere from Aircraft and Satellites) airborne campaign performed at high northern latitudes in spring (...

Person: Singh, Anderson, Brune, Cai, Cohen, Crawford, Cubison, Czech, Emmons, Fuelberg, Huey, Jacob, Jimenez, Kaduwela, Kondo, Mao, Olson, Sachse, Vay, Weinheimer, Wennberg, Wisthaler
Year: 2010
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

Background: Smoke released from burning vegetation functions as an important environmental signal promoting the germination of many plant species following a fire. It not only promotes the germination of species from fire-prone habitats, but several...

Person: Soos, Sebestyen, Juhasz, Light, Kohout, Szalai, Tandori, van, Balazs
Year: 2010
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

The impact of Canadian forest fires in Quebec on May 31, 2010 on PM2.5, carbonaceous species, and atmospheric mercury species was observed at three rural sites in northern New York. The results were compared with previous studies during a 2002 Quebec...

Person: Wang, Huang, Zananski, Hopke, Holsen
Year: 2010
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

The frequency of fires in the Okavango Delta seasonal floodplains peaked at an intermediate frequency of flooding. Floodplains are commonly burnt every 3-5 years. This study showed fundamental changes in ecosystem properties due to burning. A burnt...

Person: Ramberg, Lindholm, Hessen, Murray-Hudson, Bonyongo, Heinl, Masamba, Vanderpost, Wolski
Year: 2010
Type: Document
Source: TTRS