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A pair of three-day workshops were held in 2008 and 2009, designed for fire managers responsible for communicating and negotiating with state and local air quality regulators. The workshops were organized by the NWCG Smoke Committee, coordinated by the...

Person: Smith, Hyde
Year: 2009
Type: Project
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

Since 2004, the National Center for Landscape Fire Analysis (NCLFA) has deployed broadband radio equipment coupled with strategic monitoring technologies to support management of wildland fires in remote areas of the western United States. Wireless...

Person: Robertson, Galley, Masters, Stonesifer, Riddering, Holbrook, Queen
Year: 2009
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

Accurate estimates of wildland fire perimeters and areas are essential for planning wildfire response, monitoring prescribed fire, estimating pollution emissions, and for other natural resource applications. Remote sensing can provide a low-cost and...

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

To secure the long-term use of prescribed fire as a land management tool, The Nature Conservancy's Lake Wales Ridge Program has developed the Critical Smoke Dispersal Area (CSDA) GIS data layer for conservation sites associated with the Lake Wales...

Person: Robertson, Galley, Masters, Pace-Aldana
Year: 2009
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

From the text ... 'But first, before going into the future, I want to talk a little bit about the present and the past and in Florida. Over the last 10 years, Florida has burned, on average, about two million acres a year. That includes...

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

Particulate matter (PM) emitted from biomass burning and wildfire has been an air quality concern in affected areas such as dense population centers. Because of regulatory requirements, airborne particles smaller than 2.5 µm (PM2.5) are of special...

Person: Robertson, Galley, Masters, Hsieh, Bugna
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