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In Northern Thailand, wildland fire during cold period releases large amounts of smoke and fine particles into the atmosphere. The fine particles include several persistent organic compounds such as PAHs. In this study, PM2.5-bound PAH concentrations...

Person: Pongpiachan
Year: 2016
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

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

Understanding the sectoral contribution of emissions to fine particulate matter (PM2.5) offers information for air quality management, and for investigation of association with health outcomes. This study evaluates the contribution of different...

Person: Meng, Martin, Li, Van Donkelaar, Tzompa-Sosa, Yue, Xu, Weagle, Burnett
Year: 2019
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

Using a WRF-SMOKE-CMAQ modeling framework, we investigate the impacts of smoke from prescribed fires on model performance, regional and loc al air quality, health impacts, and visibility in protected natural environments using three different...

Person: Ravi, Vaughan, Wolcott, Lamb
Year: 2019
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

Short-term exposure to fire smoke, especially particulate matter with an aerodynamic diameter less than 2.5 µm (PM2.5), is associated with adverse health effects. In order to quantify the impact of prescribed burning on human health, a general health...

Person: Huang, Hu, Russell, Mulholland, Odman
Year: 2019
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

We have developed the Southern Integrated Prescribed Fire Information System (SIPFIS) to disseminate prescribed fire information, including daily forecasts of potential air quality impacts for southeastern USA. SIPFIS is a Web-based Geographic...

Person: Hu, Ai, Odman, Vaidyanathan, Russell
Year: 2019
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

Background: The frequency and intensity of wildfires is anticipated to increase as climate change creates longer, warmer, and drier seasons. Particulate matter (PM) from wildfire smoke has been linked to adverse respiratory and possibly cardiovascular...

Person: Hutchinson, Vargo, Milet, French, Billmire, Johnson, Hoshiko
Year: 2018
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

PURPOSE OF REVIEW: In this review, we describe the current status of the literature regarding respiratory health related to wildfire smoke exposure, anticipated future impacts under a changing climate, and strategies to reduce respiratory health...

Person: Reid, Maestas
Year: 2019
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES