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Wildfire smoke presents a growing threat in the Western U.S.; and human health, transportation, and economic systems in growing western communities suffer due to increasingly severe and widespread fires. While modelling wildfire activity and associated...

Person: Fowler, Modaresi Rad, Utych, Adams, Alamian, Pierce, Dennison, Abatzoglou, AghaKouchak, Montrose, Sadegh
Year: 2019
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

Our project examines the association between percent African American and smoke pollution in the form of prescribed burn-sourced, fine particulate matter (PM2.5) in the U.S. state of Georgia for 2018. (1) Background: African Americans constitute 32.4%...

Person: Johnson-Gaither, Afrin, Garcia-Menendez, Odman, Huang, Goodrick, da Silva
Year: 2019
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

Climate change may increase the occurrence and severity of forest fires, leading to worsening wildfire seasons. More frequent burn events would have various effects due to increased haze and smoke, including a greater incidence of impacts on human...

Person: Haider, Knowler, Trenholm, Moore, Bradshaw, Lertzman
Year: 2019
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

The following list of fire research topics and questions were generated by personnel from agencies and organizations within AWFCG during 2014 Fall Fire Review and through other solicitations. The topics were initially ranked by the AWFCG Fire Research...

Person: York
Year: 2014
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

The following list of research topics was generated by agencies within AWFCG during 2005.  The topics were ranked originally by the AWFCG Fire Research and Development Committee (FRDAC) and finally by the AWFCG members.  Ranking was as follows:  3=...

Person: York
Year: 2005
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

Fire in California’s Ecosystems describes fire in detail—both as an integral natural process in the California landscape and as a growing threat to urban and suburban developments in the state. Written by many of the foremost authorities on the subject...

Person: van Wagtendonk, Sugihara, Stephens, Thode, Shaffer, Fites-Kaufman
Year: 2018
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

Mega-fires are expected to increase in the Western United States. The state of the science suggests that the best mitigation to prevent destructive forest fires is to reintroduce ecologically beneficial fire, but this can only be accomplished with...

Person: Cisneros, Alcala, Schweizer, Burke
Year: 2018
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

Wildfires have significant effects on human populations worldwide. Smoke pollution, in particular, from either prescribed burns or uncontrolled wildfires, can have profound health impacts, such as reducing birth weight in children and aggravating...

Person: Sachdeva, McCaffrey
Year: 2018
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

Understanding air quality impacts caused by smoke from wildland fire is a major concern in the western USA. The objectives of this paper were to examine news releases, news reports, and public nuisance complaints about smoke impacts caused by forest...

Person: Cisneros, Schweizer
Year: 2018
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES