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It is typically difficult to burn duff because of high fuel moisture; however, under persistent drought conditions, duff will burn readily. This study investigates the burning of a deep duff layer by the 2016 Rough Ridge Fire, in the southern United...

Person: Zhao, Liu, Goodrick, Hornsby, Schardt
Year: 2019
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

The Joint Fire Science Program (JFSP) has supported the development of a new resource for defining fuel loading across the variable landscapes of the US. The work entailed compiling existing data on fuel loadings categorized by Existing Vegetation Type...

Person: York, French, Prichard, Kennedy, Billmire
Year: 2019
Type: Media
Source: FRAMES

Background: The increasing size and frequency of wildland fires are leading to greater potential for cardiopulmonary disease and cancer in exposed populations; however, little is known about how the types of fuel and combustion phases affect these...

Person: Kim, Warren, Krantz, King, Jaskot, Preston, George, Hays, Landis, Higuchi, DeMarini, Gilmour
Year: 2018
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

A presentation recorded at the 7th International Fire Ecology and Management Congress.

Person: Zhao
Year: 2017
Type: Media
Source: FRAMES

A presentation recorded at the 7th International Fire Ecology and Management Congress.

Person: Liu
Year: 2017
Type: Media
Source: FRAMES

The North American Wildland Fuels Database (NAWFD) data access application was developed to enable best practices for modeling national- and regional-scale fire emissions by incorporating uncertainty into fuels estimates. NAWFD aggregates fuel loading...

Person: French, Billmire, Tanzer, Prichard, Kennedy, Andreu, McKenzie, Ottmar, Eagle
Year: 2019
Type: Website
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

Wildfire smoke is typically a mixture of water vapor, gases, fine particles, and trace minerals from burning fuels like trees and vegetation, other organic components, and, sometimes, building materials.

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Year: 2019
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

This study evaluates the effects of alternative fuels treatment options on wildfire acres, smoke emissions, and landscape composition, on the Kenai Peninsula, Alaska.  It is part of the Pacific Southwest Research Station's 'Risk-Based Comparison of...

Person: Schreuder, Schaaf, Wiitala, Weise
Year: 2004
Type: Media
Source: FRAMES

Preliminary list of fire research needs in Alaska.

Person: Barnes
Year: 2010
Type: Media
Source: FRAMES