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Obtaining accurate measures of exposure to forest fire smoke is important for the assessment of health risk. Estimating exposure from air quality monitors is challenging because of the sparseness of the monitoring networks in remote areas. However,...

Person: Wan, Braun, Dean, Henderson
Year: 2011
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

Bushfire smoke has the potential to affect millions of people and is therefore a major public health problem. The air pollutant that increases most significantly as a result of bushfire smoke is particulate matter (PM). During bushfire smoke episodes,...

Person: Dennekamp, Abramson
Year: 2011
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

Strategies for reducing carbon dioxide emissions include substitution of fossil fuel with bioenergy from forests, where carbon emitted is expected to be recaptured in the growth of new biomass to achieve zero net emissions, and forest thinning to...

Person: Hudiburg, Law, Wirth, Luyssaert
Year: 2011
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

From the text ... 'This fact sheet introduces the primary models that can be used for most prescribed fires in the region. It describes the types of input, output, and fire situations for each model; what you will need to make them work for you;...

Person: Stratton, Matthews, Long
Year: 2011
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

From the text ... 'VSmoke can assist with your prescribed burn plan by providing important projections of downwind smoke concentrations.'

Person: Long, Matthews, Stratton
Year: 2011
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

From the text ... 'Fire managers must be aware of weather, fuel, and other situations that might lead to smoke dispersion problems.'

Person: Matthews, Carver
Year: 2011
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

We estimate fine particulate matter (PM2.5) concentrations daily using MODIS satellite observations of aerosol optical depth (AOD) for a major biomass burning event around Moscow during summer 2010. Evaluation of MODIS AOD with the Moscow AERONET site...

Person: van Donkelaar, Martin, Levy, da Silva, Krzyzanowski, Chubarova, Semutnikova, Cohen
Year: 2011
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

Gas and particulate fractions were measured simultaneously from a wildfire in Penedono, central Portugal, which occurred in summer 2009. The total volatile hydrocarbons (THC) and carbon oxides (CO2 and CO) collected in Tedlar bags were measured using...

Person: Vicente, Alves, Monteiro, Nunes, Mirante, Evtyugina, Cerqueira, Pio
Year: 2011
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

Forest fires have major impact on ecosystems and greatly impact the amount of greenhouse gases and aerosols in the atmosphere. This paper presents an overview in the forest fire detection, emission estimation, and fire risk prediction in China using...

Person: Zhang, Yao, Liu, Yang, Boken
Year: 2011
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

BACKGROUND: In June 2008, burning peat deposits produced haze and air pollution far in excess of National Ambient Air Quality Standards, encroaching on rural communities of eastern North Carolina. Although the association of mortality and morbidity...

Person: Rappold, Stone, Cascio, Neas, Kilaru, Carraway, Szykman, Ising, Cleve, Meredith, Vaughan-Batten, Deyneka, Devlin
Year: 2011
Type: Document
Source: TTRS