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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

The impact of wildland fire smoke on air quality and health is an issue growing in importance to many health officials across the country, as well as federal, state and local decision-makers. This webinar gives an overview of EPA’s tools and resources...

Person: Long
Year: 2019
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

The following list of fire research topics and questions were generated by a survey of personnel from agencies and organizations within AWFCG in 2003. The topics were prioritized as High, Medium, or Low by the AWFCG Fire Research, Development and...

Person: York
Year: 2003
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

Asthma is the most common pediatric disease in the USA. It has been consistently demonstrated that asthma symptoms are exacerbated by exposure to ozone. Ozone (O3) is a secondary pollutant produced when volatile organic compounds (VOCs) are oxidized in...

Person: Pratt, Gan, Ford Hotmann, Brey, Pierce, Fischer, Magzamen
Year: 2019
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

Large wildfires are an increasing threat to the western U.S. In the 2017 fire season, extensive wildfires occurred across the Pacific Northwest (PNW). To evaluate public health impacts of wildfire smoke, we integrated numerical simulations and...

Person: Zou, O'Neill, Larkin, Alvarado, Solomon, Mass, Liu, Odman, Shen
Year: 2019
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

The western United States has experienced increasing wildfire activities, which have negative effects on human health. Epidemiological studies on fine particulate matter (PM2.5) from wildfires are limited by the lack of accurate high‐resolution PM2.5...

Person: Geng, McMurray, Tong, Fu, Hu, Lee, Meng, Chang
Year: 2018
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

Obtaining accurate measures of exposure to forest fire smoke is important for the assessment of health risk. Estimating exposure from air quality monitors is challenging because of the sparseness of the monitoring networks in remote areas. However,...

Person: Wan, Braun, Dean, Henderson
Year: 2011
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

"The Basics of Satellite Data for Smoke and Fire" is presented in two parts for a total of about 16 minutes. These videos introduce concepts such as the distinction between polar-orbiting and polar-stationary satellites, descriptions of satellite...

Person:
Year: 2019
Type: Media
Source: FRAMES

Wildfires are a major source of air pollutants in the United States. Wildfire smoke can trigger severe pollution episodes with substantial impacts on public health. In addition to acute episodes, wildfires can have a marginal effect on air quality at...

Person: Urbanski, Reeves, Corley, Silverstein, Hao
Year: 2018
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES