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The summer of 2018 saw intense smoke impacts on the eastern side of the Sierra Nevada in California, which have been anecdotally ascribed to the closest wildfire, the Lions Fire. We examined the role of the Lions Fire and four other, simultaneous large...

Person: Mueller, Tarnay, O'Neill, Raffuse
Year: 2020
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

In 2019 the Canadian Space Agency initiated development of a dedicated wildfire monitoring satellite (WildFireSat) mission. The intent of this mission is to support operational wildfire management, smoke and air quality forecasting, and wildfire carbon...

Person: Johnston, Jackson, McFayden, Ngo Phong, Lawrence, Davignon, Wooster, van Mierlo, Thompson, Cantin, Johnston, Johnston, Sloane, Ramos, Lynham
Year: 2020
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

The air quality and human health impacts of wildfires depend on fire, meteorology, and demography. These properties vary substantially from one region to another in China. This study compared smoke from more than a dozen wildfires in Northeast, North,...

Person: Zhao, Liu, Shu, Zhang
Year: 2020
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

Fine particulate matter, PM2.5, has been documented to have adverse health effects, and wildland fires are a major contributor to PM2.5 air pollution in the USA. Forecasters use numerical models to predict PM2.5 concentrations to warn the public of...

Person: Majumder, Guan, Reich, O'Neill, Rappold
Year: 2020
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

Haze pollution has been an annual environmental problem in the northern region of Thailand. The main causes include agricultural burning and wildfires that are enhanced by the high atmospheric pressure in a geographical plain encircled by mountains....

Person: Ladachart, Poothawee, Ladachart
Year: 2020
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

Few studies have focused on the effects of exposure to air pollutants from vegetation fire events (including forest fire and the burning of crop residues) among children. In this study we aimed to investigate the association between PM10 concentrations...

Person: Uttajug, Ueda, Oyosko, Honda, Takano
Year: 2020
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

[from the text] Weather conditions conducive to extreme bushfires are becoming more frequent as a consequence of climate change.1 Such fires have substantial social, ecological, and economic effects, including the effects on public health associated...

Person: Borchers-Arriagada, Palmer, Bowman, Morgan, Jalaludin
Year: 2020
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

The Smoke and Roadway Safety Guide provides wildland fire personnel the tools and methods to effectively plan and forecast for roadway smoke impacts and to monitor, respond to, and mitigate smoke on roadways to reduce the risk to the public and fire...

Person: Curcio, Mueller, Lahm, Fitch, Hyde
Year: 2020
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

Emissions from wildland fires strongly influence tropospheric chemistry and climate. Fires emit high levels of trace gases, including semi-volatile and volatile organic compounds (S/VOCs); and primary (directly emitted) particulate matter (PM). During...

Person: Barsanti
Year: 2020
Type: Media
Source: FRAMES

One of the primary challenges associated with evaluating smoke models is the availability of observations. The limited density of traditional air quality monitoring networks makes evaluating wildfire smoke transport challenging, particularly over...

Person: Mallia, Kochanski, Kelly, Whitaker, Xing, Mitchell, Jacques, Farguell, Mandel, Gaillardon, Becnel, Krueger
Year: 2020
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES