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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

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

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

To test the hypothesis that wildfire smoke can cool summer river and stream water temperatures by attenuating solar radiation and air temperature, we analyzed data on summer wildfire smoke, solar radiation, air temperatures, precipitation, river...

Person: David, Asarian, Lake
Year: 2018
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

[from the text] Mercury is a pollutant of concern due to its negative impacts on human health.  Although the most common route of exposure to humans is through fish consumption, both atmospheric and terrestrial systems are important in the mercury...

Person: Kolka, Witt
Year: 2017
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

In recent years, fires regularly and extensively took place in Indonesian forest and peatland, inducing a wide range of environmental and economic impacts, particularly the very bad air quality due to smoke haze and the considerable increase of carbon...

Person: Sumarga
Year: 2017
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

The Great Dismal Swamp (GDS) National Wildlife Refuge delivers multiple ecosystem services, including air quality and human health via fire mitigation. Our analysis estimates benefits of this service through its potential to reduce catastrophic...

Person: Parthum, Pindilli, Hogan
Year: 2017
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

The most conventional and abundant tracers of biomass combustion in aerosol particles include potassium and biomarkers derived from thermally altered cellulose/hemicellulose (anhydrosugars) and lignin (methoxyphenols). However, little is known of the...

Person: Myers-Pigg, Griffin, Louchouarn, Norwood, Sterne, Cevik
Year: 2016
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

The composition and distribution of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) were studied in organomineral and organic soils of the Meshchera National Park. It was found that the background oligotrophic peat soils unaffected by fires in central parts of...

Person: Tsibart, Gennadiev, Koshovskii, Gamova
Year: 2016
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

The dynamics and structure of the phytomass and production of an undisturbed mesotrophic dwarf shrub-sphagnum phytocenosis and one burned by fire have been compared. The net primary production (NPP) of both sites of phytocenoses in the postpyrogenic...

Person: Kopoteva, Kuptsova
Year: 2016
Type: Document
Source: TTRS