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Fire frequency, extent, and size exhibit a strong linkage with climate conditions and play a vital role in the climate system. Previous studies have shown that the frequency of large fires in the western United States increased significantly since the...

Person: Yang, Tian, Tao, Ren, Pan, Liu, Wang
Year: 2015
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

Tropical peatland fires play a significant role in the context of global warming through emissions of substantial amounts of greenhouse gases. However, the state of knowledge on carbon loss from these fires is still poorly developed with few studies...

Person: Konecny, Ballhorn, Navratil, Jubanski, Page, Tansey, Hooijer, Vernimmen, Siegert
Year: 2016
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

The 2015 fire season and related smoke pollution in Indonesia was more severe than the major 2006 episode, making it the most severe season observed by the NASA Earth Observing System satellites that go back to the early 2000s, namely active fire...

Person: Field, Van der Werf, Fanin, Fetzer, Fuller, Jethva, Levy, Livesey, Luo, Torres, Worden
Year: 2016
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

Wildfires are important contributors to atmospheric aerosols and a large source of emissions that impact regional air quality and global climate. In this study, the regional and nearfield influences of wildfire emissions on ambient aerosol...

Person: Collier, Zhou, Onasch, Jaffe, Kleinman, Sedlacek, Briggs, Hee, Fortner, Shilling, Worsnop, Yokelson, Parworth, Ge, Xu, Butterfield, Chand, Dubey, Pekour, Springston, Zhang
Year: 2016
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

A total number of 20,212 fire hot spots were recorded by the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) satellite instrument over Greece during the period 2002-2013. The Fire Radiative Power (FRP) of these events ranged from 10 up to 6000 MW...

Person: Solomos, Amiridis, Zanis, Gerasopoulos, Sofiou, Herekakis, Brioude, Stohl, Kahn, Kontoes
Year: 2015
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

Smoke from biomass fires makes up a substantial portion of global greenhouse gas, aerosol, and black carbon (GHG/A/BC) emissions. Understanding how fuel characteristics and conditions affect fire occurrence and extent, combustion dynamics, and fuel...

Person: Weise, Wright
Year: 2014
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

Exposure to forest fire smoke (FFS) is associated with a range of adverse health effects. The British Columbia Asthma Medication Surveillance (BCAMS) product was developed to detect potential impacts from FFS in British Columbia (BC), Canada. However,...

Person: Yao, Henderson
Year: 2014
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

Fires in croplands, plantations, and rangelands contribute significantly to fire emissions in the United States, yet are often overshadowed by wildland fires in efforts to develop inventories or estimate responses to climate change. Here we quantified...

Person: Lin, McCarty, Wang, Rogers, Morton, Collatz, Jin, Randerson
Year: 2014
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

Biomass burning is a major source of greenhouse gases, aerosols, black carbon, and atmospheric pollutants that affects regional and global climate and air quality. The spatial and temporal extent of fires and the size of burned areas are critical...

Person: Hao, Larkin
Year: 2014
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

The current research study aims at investigating the atmospheric implications of a major fire event in the Mediterranean area. For this purpose, a regional aerosol model coupled online with meteorology (COSMO-ART) is applied over Greece during late...

Person: Athanasopoulou, Rieger, Walter, Vogel, Karali, Hatzaki, Gerasopoulos, Vogel, Giannakopoulos, Gratsea, Roussos
Year: 2014
Type: Document
Source: TTRS