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Aerosols emitted from wildfires could significantly affect global climate through perturbing global radiation balance. In this study, the Community Earth System Model with prescribed daily fire aerosol emissions is used to investigate fire aerosols’...

Person: Jiang, Yang, Liu, Qian, Zhang, Wang, Li, Wang, Lu
Year: 2020
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

The destructive wildfires that occurred recently in the western US starkly foreshadow the possible future of forest ecosystems and human communities in the region. With increases in the area burned by severe wildfire in seasonally dry forests expected...

Person: Stephens, Westerling, Hurteau, Peery, Schultz, Thompson
Year: 2020
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

El Niño years are characterized by a high sea surface temperature anomaly in the Equatorial Pacific Ocean, which leads to unusually warm and dry conditions over many fire-prone regions globally. This can lead to an increase in burned area and emissions...

Person: Burton, Betts, Jones, Feldpausch, Cardoso, Anderson
Year: 2020
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

The terrestrial carbon sink has significantly increased in the past decades, but the underlying mechanisms are still unclear. The current synthesis of process-based estimates of land and ocean sinks requires an additional sink of 0.6 PgC yr−1 in the...

Person: Yin, Bloom, Worden, Saatchi, Yang, Williams, Liu, Jiang, Worden, Bowman, Frankenberg, Schimel
Year: 2020
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

As the threats of climate change become more immediate and persistent, there is a growing need for datasets to document the burden of climate-related events and exposures on human health over time. These data should be freely available, timely and long...

Person: Vargo
Year: 2020
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

With multiple agencies/entities, groups and task forces all working to find solutions for operational concerns surrounding the coronavirus pandemic, the need for a space to share information is apparent. This forum serves as a platform to ask questions...

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Type: Website
Source: FRAMES

Wildland fire incident management activities create an ideal environment for the transmission of infectious diseases: high-density living and working conditions, lack of access to and use of soap and sanitizers, and a transient workforce. These and...

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The aim of the paper is to describe the spread forest fire event occurred in the Italian Alps in 2017 under extremely drought conditions. In the study the root causes of wildfires and their direct relapses to the air quality of the Western Po valley...

Person: Bo, Mercalli, Pognant, Berro, Clerico
Year: 2020
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

Forest fires contribute to climate change mainly due to emission of greenhouse gases by biomass burning and loss of sequestration by sink destruction. The average contribution in Spain between 1998 and 2015 was 9,494,910 Mg CO2 eq per year, 23.8% from...

Person: Enríquez-de-Salamanca
Year: 2020
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

Deforestation from timber harvests and farmland conversions have led to 565 GtCO2 (billion tons of carbon dioxide) being emitted into the atmosphere. Taking into account natural regeneration on forestland, Houghton (2003, 2008) and Houghton et al. (...

Person: Mendelsohn, Sohngen
Year: 2019
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES