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Mitigating smoke impacts on human health and safety is one of the challenges that landowners and agencies face when conducting prescribed burns. Particulate matter (PM) in smoke, produced by the combustion of fuels during burning, can aggravate...

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

Early forest fire detection can effectively be achieved by systems of specialised tower-mounted cameras. With the aim of maximising system visibility of smoke above a prescribed region, the process of selecting multiple tower sites from a large number...

Person: Heyns, du Plessis, Kosch, Hough
Year: 2019
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

Preliminary list of fire research needs in Alaska.

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

The guide provides public health officials with the information they need to prepare for smoke events, communicate health risks and take measures to protect public health.  It is also a valuable resource for anyone interested in learning more about...

Person: Stone
Year: 2019
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

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