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Prescribed burning is an essential tool for forest and rangeland management that requires specific weather conditions to enable the efficient and safe application of fire. Prescribed burning is often limited by the ability to find suitable burn-days...

Person: Chiodi, Larkin, Varner, Hiers
Year: 2019
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

Background: The public health community readily recognizes flooding and wildfires as climate-related health hazards, but few studies quantify changes in risk of exposure, particularly for vulnerable children and older adults. Objectives: This study...

Person: Mills, Jones, Wobus, Ekstrom, Jantarasami, St. Juliana, Crimmins
Year: 2018
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

Implementing prescribed fire is a complex process that requires the coordination of many different agencies. Prior to implementing a prescribed burn, the trade-offs and benefits (such as smoke) are carefully assessed and planned. Clear objectives,...

Person: Vosick
Year: 2018
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

The purpose of this document is to outline the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) wildland fire priorities and coordinate the EPA Office of Research and Development’s (ORD’s) wildland-fire-related research across multiple National Research...

Person: Vette, Hagler, Baxter, Cascio, Baghdikian
Year: 2019
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

Poor air quality arising from prescribed and wildfire smoke emissions poses threats to human health and therefore must be taken into account for the planning and implementation of prescribed burns for reducing contemporary fuel loading and other...

Person: Nelson, Boehmler, Khlystov, Moosmüller, Samburova, Bhattarai, Wilcox, Watts
Year: 2019
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

We are conducting a three-year study with funding from the Joint Fire Science Program to understand policy barriers to applying prescribed fire on US Forest Service and BLM lands across the 11 western states. Our goals are to investigate current...

Person: Schultz, Huber-Stearns, McCaffrey, Quirke, Ricco
Year: 2018
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

The impact of smoke on human health is a factor that is taken into account when forest managers are planning prescribed burns. David Weise, a research forester with the U.S. Forest Service Pacific Southwest Research Station, explains how research seeks...

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Year: 2019
Type: Media
Source: FRAMES

The capacity of wildland fire science and technology in Canada is not keeping pace with the growing complexity of wildland fire. Fire seasons are becoming longer, fire events are becoming more severe, and experts predict that the area burned on an...

Person: Sankey
Year: 2018
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

A diversity of partners and interests, federal to private, came together to identify current challenges and research in the wildland fire and air quality impacts realm. Meeting management needs and the opportunity to learn from one another’s expert...

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Year: 2017
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

Ecological Restoration and Management of Longleaf Pine Forests is a timely synthesis of the current understanding of the natural dynamics and processes in longleaf pine ecosystems. This book beautifully illustrates how incorporation of basic ecosystem...

Person: Kirkman, Jack
Year: 2017
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES