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Background: Emergency services working to protect communities from harm during wildfires aim to provide regular public advisories on the hazards from fire and smoke. However, there are few studies evaluating the success of public health communications...

Person: Marfori, Campbell, Garvey, McKeown, Veitch, Wheeler, Borchers-Arriagada, Johnston
Year: 2020
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

Central to public health risk communication is understanding the perspectives and shared values among individuals who need the information. Using the responses from a Smoke Sense citizen science project, we examined perspectives on the issue of...

Person: Hano, Prince, Wei, Hubbell, Rappold
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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Type: Website
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As the application of citizen science expands to address increasingly complex social problems (e.g., community health), there is opportunity to consider higher-order engagement beyond that of individual members of a community. The US Environmental...

Person: Hano, Wei, Hubbell, Rappold
Year: 2020
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

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...

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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...

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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