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In recent years, fires regularly and extensively took place in Indonesian forest and peatland, inducing a wide range of environmental and economic impacts, particularly the very bad air quality due to smoke haze and the considerable increase of carbon...

Person: Sumarga
Year: 2017
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

The climate mitigation potential of tropical peatlands has gained increased attention as Southeast Asian peatlands are being deforested, drained and burned at very high rates, causing globally significant carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions to the...

Person: Warren, Frolking, Dai, Kurnianto S
Year: 2017
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

Prescribed burns of winter wheat stubble and Kentucky bluegrass fields in northern Idaho and eastern Washington states (U.S.A.) were sampled using ground-, aerostat-, airplane-, and laboratory-based measurement platforms to determine emission factors,...

Person: Holder, Gullett, Urbanski, Elleman, O'Neill, Tabor, Mitchell, Baker
Year: 2017
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

The Southern Annular Mode (SAM) is the main driver of climate variability at mid to high latitudes in the Southern Hemisphere, affecting wildfire activity, which in turn pollutes the air and contributes to human health problems and mortality, and...

Person: Holz, Paritsis, Mundo, Veblen, Kitzberger, Williamson, Aráoz, Bustos-Schindler, Gonzalez, Grau, Quezada
Year: 2017
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

Recent growth in the frequency and severity of US wildfires has led to more wildfire smoke and increased public exposure to harmful air pollutants. Populations exposed to wildfire smoke experience a variety of negative health impacts, imposing economic...

Person: Jones, Berrens
Year: 2017
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

Canada is expected to see an increase in fire risk under future climate projections. Large fires, such as that near Fort McMurray, Alberta in 2016, can be devastating to the communities affected. Understanding the role of human emissions in the...

Person: Kirchmeier-Young, Zwiers, Gillett, Cannon
Year: 2017
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

In this paper, we analyze the spatio-temporal distribution of vegetation fires in Peninsular Malaysia, Sumatra, and Borneo in the severe El Niño year of 2015, concentrating on the distribution of fires between mineral soils and peatland areas, and...

Person: Miettinen, Shi, Liew
Year: 2017
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

The Great Dismal Swamp (GDS) National Wildlife Refuge delivers multiple ecosystem services, including air quality and human health via fire mitigation. Our analysis estimates benefits of this service through its potential to reduce catastrophic...

Person: Parthum, Pindilli, Hogan
Year: 2017
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

The goal of this paper is to evaluate the accuracy of the commonly used ozone (O3) instrument (the ultraviolet (UV) photometer) against a Federal Reference Method (Nitric Oxide chemiluminescence) for ozone measurement in wildfire smoke plumes. We...

Person: Gao, Jaffe
Year: 2017
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

Over the past decades, fires have burned annually in Indonesia, yet the strength of the fire season is for a large part modulated by the El Niño Southern Oscillation (ENSO). The two most recent very strong El Niño years were 2015 and 1997. Both years...

Person: Fanin, Van der Werf
Year: 2017
Type: Document
Source: TTRS