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From the Foreword ... 'This conference proceedings is also the best evidence of a grand, energetic conversation that the fires of 1988 launched. Among these many voices you will hear a tale much more complex than the saga of 1988 first revealed....

Person: Masters, Galley, Despain
Year: 2009
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

From the text (p.25) ... 'If we are interested in all fires (agricultural, rangeland, wildland, prescribed and private), we need to tease apart the potential error in reporting and the best way to use satellite data to define area burned.'...

Person: Soja, Al-Saadi, Pouliot, Kittaka, Zhang, Raffuse, Wiedinmyer
Year: 2009
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

Biomass burning is significant to emission estimates because: (1) it can be a major contributor of particulate matter and other pollutants; (2) it is one of the most poorly documented of all sources; (3) it can adversely affect human health; and (4) it...

Person: Soja, Al-Saadi, Giglio, Randall, Kittaka, Pouliot, Kordzi, Raffuse, Pace, Pierce, Moore, Roy, Pierce, Szykman
Year: 2009
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

Smoke from fire is a local, regional and often international issue that is growing in complexity as competition for airshed resources increases. BlueSky is a smoke modeling framework designed to help address this problem by simulating the cumulative...

Person: Larkin, O'Neill, Solomon, Raffuse, Strand, Sullivan, Krull, Rorig, Peterson, Ferguson
Year: 2009
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

Carbon monoxide (CO), Ozone (O3) and Black Carbon (BC) aerosol mass concentrations in relation to planetary boundary layer (PBL) height measurements were analyzed from January-December, 2008 over tropical urban environment of Hyderabad, India. DMSP-OLS...

Person: Badarinath, Sharma, Kharol, Prasad
Year: 2009
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

Recent IPCC projections suggest that Africa will be subject to particularly severe changes in atmospheric conditions. How the vegetation of Africa and particularly the grassland-savanna-forest complex will respond to these changes has rarely been...

Person: Scheiter, Higgins
Year: 2009
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

Each spring, smoke particles from fires over the Yucatan Peninsula and south Mexico cross over the Gulf of Mexico into the United States (US) under the control of moist oceanic air flow from the southwestern branch of the subtropical (Bermuda) high....

Person: Wang, van den Heever, Reid
Year: 2009
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

This article reviews major impacts of climate change on agriculture and forestry. © INRA, EDP Sciences, 2009.

Person: Lavalle, Micale, Houston, Camia, Hiederer, Lazar, Conte, Amatulli, Genovese
Year: 2009
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

Data from multiple satellite remote sensors are integrated with ground measurements and meteorological data to study the impact of Greek forest fires in August 2007 on the air quality in Athens. Two pollution episodes were identified by ground

Person: Liu, Kahn, Chaloulakou, Koutrakis
Year: 2009
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

Natural fires annually decimate up to 1% of the forested area in the boreal region of Quebec, and represent a major structuring force in the region, creating a mosaic of watersheds characterized by large variations in vegetation structure and...

Person: Marchand, Prairie, Del Giorgio
Year: 2009
Type: Document
Source: TTRS