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Studies evaluating the health impacts of climate change, predict that the frequency and intensity of wildfires will increase as climate change creates longer, warmer, and drier seasons. Although respiratory morbidity in the immediate aftermath of...

Person: Hauptman, Balmes, Miller
Year: 2020
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

Australian building standard AS 3959 provides mandatory requirements for the construction of buildings in bushfire prone areas in order to improve the resilience of the building to radiant heat, flame contact, burning embers, and a combination of these...

Person: Khan, Sutherland, Wadhwani, Moinuddin
Year: 2019
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

The Advanced Fire Environment Learning Unit (AFELU) will host three speakers to talk about Predictive Services comparison tools (Robert Ziel, Alaska Fire Science Consortium), predicting fire behavior in Alaska (Chris Moore, Alaska Fire Service), and...

Person: Ziel, Moore, Lahm
Year: 2019
Type: Media
Source: FRAMES

Wildland fire emissions cause adverse cardiopulmonary outcomes, yet controlled exposure studies to characterize health impacts of specific biomass sources have been complicated by the often latent effects of air pollution. The aim of this study was to...

Person: Martin, Thompson, Kim, Williams, Snow, Schladweiler, Phillips, King, Richards, Haykal-Coates, Higuchi, Gilmour, Kodavanti, Hazari, Farraj
Year: 2018
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

Forest and peatland fires occur regularly across Indonesia, resulting in large greenhouse gas emissions and causing major air quality issues. Over the last few decades, Indonesia has also experienced extensive forest loss and conversion of natural...

Person: Adrianto, Spracklen, Arnold
Year: 2019
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 following list of fire research topics and questions were generated by personnel from agencies and organizations within AWFCG during 2014 Fall Fire Review and through other solicitations. The topics were initially ranked by the AWFCG Fire Research...

Person: York
Year: 2014
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

The following list of research topics was generated by agencies within AWFCG during 2005.  The topics were ranked originally by the AWFCG Fire Research and Development Committee (FRDAC) and finally by the AWFCG members.  Ranking was as follows:  3=...

Person: York
Year: 2005
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

Global warming is a phenomenon that is affecting society in sundry ways. As of 2017, Earth’s global surface temperature increased 0.9°C compared to the average temperature in the mid-1900s. Beyond this change in temperature lies significant threats to...

Person: Rossiello, Szema
Year: 2019
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

Wildfires and severe smoke can create dangerous conditions for people, especially those with chronic health conditions. Learn about current wildfires, wildfire smoke conditions, and what you can do to reduce the health effects of wildfire smoke.

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Year: 2012
Type: Website
Source: FRAMES