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El Niño years are characterized by a high sea surface temperature anomaly in the Equatorial Pacific Ocean, which leads to unusually warm and dry conditions over many fire-prone regions globally. This can lead to an increase in burned area and emissions...

Person: Burton, Betts, Jones, Feldpausch, Cardoso, Anderson
Year: 2020
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

In recent years, smoke from wildland fires has affected populations both near and far from the fire locations. A public health response to smoke intrusion presents a complex challenge, and many communities are aiming to develop effective smoke...

Person: Rappold, Hano
Year: 2020
Type: Media
Source: FRAMES

The accurate extraction of agricultural burned area is essential for fire-induced air quality models and assessments of agricultural grain loss and wildfire disasters. The present study provides an improved approach for mapping uncontrolled cropland...

Person: Liu, Wang, Chi, Wen, Wu, Wang
Year: 2020
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

The quantification of the UV characteristics of smoke aerosols is valuable to UV Index forecasting, air quality studies, air chemistry studies, and assessments of the impacts on regional and global environmental changes. The wavelength dependence of...

Person: Park, Sokolik, Hall
Year: 2018
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

The terrestrial carbon sink has significantly increased in the past decades, but the underlying mechanisms are still unclear. The current synthesis of process-based estimates of land and ocean sinks requires an additional sink of 0.6 PgC yr−1 in the...

Person: Yin, Bloom, Worden, Saatchi, Yang, Williams, Liu, Jiang, Worden, Bowman, Frankenberg, Schimel
Year: 2020
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

Presented paper deals with the quantification of greenhouse gas emissions from forest fires. The investigation was based on the inventory methodology of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change from the year 2006. We describe the proposal of our...

Person: Korísteková, Vido, Vida, Vyskot, Mikloš, Minďáš, Škvarenina
Year: 2020
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

Planned Burn (PB)-Piedmont model (Achtemeier 2005) is a valuable tool for modeling nighttime and early morning smoke movement in the Piedmont region of the South. PB-Piedmont uses the North American Mesoscale Forecast System model (NAM) for its...

Person: Fill, Crandall, Godwin
Year: 2020
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

Smoke from wildfires contains many air pollutants of concern and epidemiological studies have identified associations between exposure to wildfire smoke PM2.5 and mortality and respiratory morbidity, and a possible association with cardiovascular...

Person: Matz, Egyed, Xi, Racine, Pavlovic, Rittmaster, Henderson, Stieb
Year: 2020
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

Particulate matter with aerodynamic diameter < 2.5 μm (PM2.5) is one of the main pollutants generated in wildfire events with negative impacts on human health. In research involving wildfires and air quality, it is common to use emission models....

Person: Sánchez-Balseca, Pérez-Foguet
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
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