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Wildland fire is an important component to ecological health in the Sierra Nevada. It is essential to understand smoke impacts from full suppression policy that has produced a smoke averse public if this natural process is restored to the landscape....

Person: Schweizer
Year: 2016
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

The Joint Fire Science Program (JFSP) has supported the development of a new resource for defining fuel loading across the variable landscapes of the US. The work entailed compiling existing data on fuel loadings categorized by Existing Vegetation Type...

Person: French, Prichard, Kennedy, Billmire
Year: 2019
Type: Media
Source: FRAMES

Estimates of greenhouse gases and particulate emissions are made with a high spatiotemporal resolution from the Kilmore East fire in Victoria, Australia, which burnt approximately 100,000 ha over a 12 h period. Altogether, 10,175 Gigagrams (Gg) of CO2...

Person: Surawski, Sullivan, Roxburgh, Polglase
Year: 2016
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

In Southern California, dry summers followed by hot and dry westerly wind conditions contribute to the region's autumn fire season. In late October 2003, 13 large Southern California wildfires burned more than 750,000 acres of land, destroyed over 3500...

Person: Phuleria, Fine, Zhu, Sioutas
Year: 2005
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

During early July 2002, wildfires burned ∼1 × 106 ha of forest in Quebec, Canada. The resultant smoke plume was seen in satellite images blanketing the U.S. east coast. Concurrently, extremely high CO mixing ratios were observed at the Atmospheric...

Person: DeBell, Talbot, Dibb, Munger, Fischer, Frolking
Year: 2004
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

Wildland fire is a major producer of aerosols from combustion of vegetation and soils, but little is known about the abundance and composition of smoke’s biological content. Bioaerosols, or aerosols derived from biological sources, may be a significant...

Person: Kobziar, Pingree, Watts, Nelson, Dreaden, Ridout
Year: 2019
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

The impact of wildland fire smoke on air quality and health is an issue growing in importance to many health officials across the country, as well as federal, state and local decision-makers. This webinar gives an overview of EPA’s tools and resources...

Person: Long
Year: 2019
Type: Media
Source: FRAMES

The literature-spanning several recent decades-describes numerous attempts to characterize the efficacy of cumulonimbus 'Cb' convection as a pollutant pathway connecting the planetary BL to the upper troposphere and lower stratosphere (UTLS). The...

Person: Fromm, Peterson, Di Girolamo
Year: 2019
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

One of the effects of climate change on boreal forest will be more frequent forest wildfires and permafrost thawing. These will increase the availability of soil organic matter (SOM) for microorganisms, change the ground vegetation composition and...

Person: Zhang-Turpeinen, Kivimäenpää, Aaltonen, Berninger, Köster, Köster, Menyailo, Prokushkin, Pumpanen
Year: 2019
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

Fire is one of the major forest disturbances in northeast China. In this study, simulations of the burned area in northeast China from 1997 to 2015 were conducted with the Lund-Potsdam-Jena wetland hydrology and methane (LPJ-WHyMe) model. The fire...

Person: Yue, Zhang, Sun, Han
Year: 2019
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES