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Wildfires and prescribed fires produce emissions that degrade visibility and are harmful to human health. Smoke emissions and exposure monitoring is critical for public and environmental health protection; however, ground-level measurements of smoke...

Person: Kelleher, Quinn, Miller-Lionberg, Volckens
Year: 2018
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

We investigated the gas-phase chemical composition of biomass burning (BB) emissions and their role in aqueous secondary organic aerosol (aqSOA) formation through photochemical cloud processing. A high-resolution time-of-flight chemical ionization mass...

Person: Tomaz, Cui, Chen, Sexton, Roberts, Warneke, Yokelson, Surratt, Turpin
Year: 2018
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

Implementing prescribed fire is a complex process that requires the coordination of many different agencies. Prior to implementing a prescribed burn, the trade-offs and benefits (such as smoke) are carefully assessed and planned. Clear objectives,...

Person: Vosick
Year: 2018
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

This data publication contains emission factors for 195 gaseous and particulate compounds measured during the burning of three mixtures of manzanita wood and low-density polyethylene plastic (LDPE, agricultural plastic) in a laboratory. The mixtures...

Person: Hosseini, Shrivastava, Cocker, Jung, Weise
Year: 2018
Type: Data
Source: FRAMES

These data include time lapse JPEG and CR2 format photographs, taken every 5 seconds, as well as MTS videos from burns of the 2012 Prescribed Fire Combustion and Atmospheric Dynamics Research Experiment (RxCADRE) at Eglin Air Force Base, Florida....

Person: Potter, Krull, Larkin, Moore, O'Neill, Rorig, Strand
Year: 2018
Type: Data
Source: FRAMES

We are conducting a three-year study with funding from the Joint Fire Science Program to understand policy barriers to applying prescribed fire on US Forest Service and BLM lands across the 11 western states. Our goals are to investigate current...

Person: Schultz, Huber-Stearns, McCaffrey, Quirke, Ricco
Year: 2018
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

The National Association of State Foresters (NASF) and the Coalition of Prescribed Fire Councils (CPFC) worked collaboratively to produce the 2018 National Prescribed Fire Use Survey Report. Since 2012, this report has been compiled every three years,...

Person: Melvin
Year: 2018
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

Prescribed fire is an essential management tool for restoring and maintaining fire-dependent ecosystems; however, land managers are unable to apply prescribed fire at the necessary levels. Past surveys have identified a range of policies and...

Person: Schultz, Huber-Stearns
Year: 2018
Type: Media
Source: FRAMES

Millions of acres of fuels reduction treatments are being implemented each year in the fire adapted forests of the US. Typical these fuel reduction treatments target small diameter trees for removal producing large amounts of unmerchantable woody...

Person: Evans
Year: 2018
Type: Media
Source: FRAMES

Fire in California’s Ecosystems describes fire in detail—both as an integral natural process in the California landscape and as a growing threat to urban and suburban developments in the state. Written by many of the foremost authorities on the subject...

Person: van Wagtendonk, Sugihara, Stephens, Thode, Shaffer, Fites-Kaufman
Year: 2018
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES