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A widespread forest fire episode occurred over Uttarakhand during April 24–May 2, 2016. This event released large amount of carbon monoxide (CO), nitrogen dioxide (NO2) and aerosols in the pristine environment of Uttarakhand. AIRS observations showed...

Person: Srivastava, Kumar
Year: 2020
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

Wildfires, especially those of large size, worsen air quality and alter the carbon cycle through combustion of large quantities of biomass and release of carbon into the atmosphere. The Black Dragon fire, which occurred in 1987 in the boreal forests of...

Person: Xu, He, Hawbaker, Zhu, Henne
Year: 2020
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

Pioneering networks of cameras that can search for wildland fire signatures have been in development for some years (High Performance Wireless Research & Education Network-HPWREN cameras and the ALERT Wildfire camera). While these cameras have...

Person: Govil, Welch, Ball, Pennypacker
Year: 2020
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

Satellite-based active fire data provide indispensable information for monitoring global fire activity and understanding its impacts on climate and air quality. Yet the limited spatiotemporal sampling capacities of current satellites result in...

Person: Li, Zhang, Kondragunta, Schmidt, Holmes
Year: 2020
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

Forest fires may have beneficial effects ecologically, but can also be damaging to the overall health and diversity of flora and fauna and may also result in loss of farm produce and livelihood base of local communities living around the forest...

Person: Husseini, Aboah, Issifu
Year: 2020
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

During early July 2002, wildfires burned ∼1 × 106 ha of forest in Quebec, Canada. The resultant smoke plume was seen in satellite images blanketing the U.S. east coast. Concurrently, extremely high CO mixing ratios were observed at the Atmospheric...

Person: DeBell, Talbot, Dibb, Munger, Fischer, Frolking
Year: 2004
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

Wildland fire characteristics, such as area burned, number of large fires, burn intensity, and fire season duration, have increased steadily over the past 30 years, resulting in substantial increases in the costs of suppressing fires and managing...

Person: Steblein, Miller
Year: 2019
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

The primary sources for ecological degradation currently are the Forest Fires (FF). The present observation frameworks for FF absence need supporting in constant checking of each purpose of the location at all time and prime location of the fire...

Person: Sudhakar, Vijayakumar, Sathiya Kumar, Priya, Ravi, Subramaniyaswamy
Year: 2020
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

Climate change may increase the occurrence and severity of forest fires, leading to worsening wildfire seasons. More frequent burn events would have various effects due to increased haze and smoke, including a greater incidence of impacts on human...

Person: Haider, Knowler, Trenholm, Moore, Bradshaw, Lertzman
Year: 2019
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

Early forest fire detection can effectively be achieved by systems of specialised tower-mounted cameras. With the aim of maximising system visibility of smoke above a prescribed region, the process of selecting multiple tower sites from a large number...

Person: Heyns, du Plessis, Kosch, Hough
Year: 2019
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES