Catalog

Displaying 1 - 10 of 212

The guide provides public health officials with the information they need to prepare for smoke events, communicate health risks and take measures to protect public health.  It is also a valuable resource for anyone interested in learning more about...

Person: Stone
Year: 2019
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

Background: As climate change is expected to result in more frequent, larger fires and associated smoke impacts, creating and sustaining wildfire smoke-resilient communities is an urgent public health priority. Following two summers of persistent and...

Person: Errett, Roop, Pendergrast, Kramer, Doubleday, Tran, Busch Isaksen
Year: 2019
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

From the Alaska Climate Change Adaption Series.

Wildfires are a natural part of the boreal ecosystem. Wildfires help maintain vegetation diversity, providing suitable habitats for wildlife, but wildfires can also present a threat to human values...

Person:
Year: 2018
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

The Minimum Acceptable Visibility (MAV) table was originally provided by the California Highway Patrol in response to an inquiry  relative to acceptable highway visibility reduction caused by smoke. The table was included in chapter two of the 1991...

Person:
Year: 1991
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

We are conducting a three-year study with funding from the Joint Fire Science Program to understand policy barriers to applying prescribed fire on US Forest Service and BLM lands across the 11 western states. Our goals are to investigate current...

Person: Schultz, Huber-Stearns, McCaffrey, Quirke, Ricco
Year: 2018
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

A diversity of partners and interests, federal to private, came together to identify current challenges and research in the wildland fire and air quality impacts realm. Meeting management needs and the opportunity to learn from one another’s expert...

Person:
Year: 2017
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

Mega-fires are expected to increase in the Western United States. The state of the science suggests that the best mitigation to prevent destructive forest fires is to reintroduce ecologically beneficial fire, but this can only be accomplished with...

Person: Cisneros, Alcala, Schweizer, Burke
Year: 2018
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

Air Resource Advisors provide a vast array of tools and products to predict and communicate smoke impacts during wildfires. Having a resource solely dedicated to smoke management and effective messaging improves both internal and external communication...

Person: Lahm
Year: 2018
Type: Media
Source: FRAMES

This fact sheet summarizes smoke research relevant to the southeastern U.S. funded by the Joint Fire Science Program (JFSP) as presented in the publication, 'A compendium of brief summaries of smoke science research in support of the Joint Fire Science...

Person: Dixon, Robertson
Year: 2018
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

A pair of three-day workshops were held in 2008 and 2009, designed for fire managers responsible for communicating and negotiating with state and local air quality regulators. The workshops were organized by the NWCG Smoke Committee, coordinated by the...

Person: Smith, Hyde
Year: 2009
Type: Project
Source: FRAMES