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The U. S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Air and Energy National Research Program is working to assess the impact and improve our understanding of air pollution morbidity and mortality in vulnerable populations, including individuals with...

Person: Cascio, Rappold, Ward-Caviness
Year: 2020
Type: Media
Source: FRAMES

In recent years, smoke from wildland fires has affected populations both near and far from the fire locations. A public health response to smoke intrusion presents a complex challenge, and many communities are aiming to develop effective smoke...

Person: Rappold, Hano
Year: 2020
Type: Media
Source: FRAMES

Exposure to air pollution can irritate the lungs, cause inflammation, and alter immune function, making it more difficult to fight respiratory infections such as COVID-19. Wildfire smoke is a complex mixture of different air pollutants that causes...

Person: Henderson, Carlsten
Year: 2020
Type: Media
Source: FRAMES

A webinar delivered to the NWCG Smoke Committee by Dianna Sampson on 21 May 2020. The new fire reporting system, Interagency Fire Occurrence Reporting Modules (InFORM), is designed to modernize and streamline wildfire reporting by providing a single,...

Person: Sampson
Year: 2020
Type: Media
Source: FRAMES

Cal Fire Permitting and Prescribed Burning - Brian Mattos, Cal Fire Unit Forester for Resource Management

Air Quality Permitting & the Health Impacts of Fire - David Conway, Environmental Health Director, Mariposa County Health Department...

Person: Mattos, Conway
Year: 2020
Type: Media
Source: FRAMES

Recently and historically the majority of wildland fire science funding and research have focused on addressing questions associated with managing and responding to uncontrolled wildfires. Across the world there exists a strong demand for new science...

Person: Varner
Year: 2020
Type: Media
Source: FRAMES

This video is a compilation of experienced prescribed fire council leaders talking about some of the benefits that they have seen in their states and across the country. The overall theme across all the messages is unity and collaboration for a common...

Person: Varner, Stivers, Dooley, Quinn-Davidson, Rau, Prusak
Year: 2020
Type: Media
Source: FRAMES

The National Weather Service (NWS) Real-Time Mesoscale Analysis (RTMA) has been developed to provide a national standard Analysis of Record (AoR) for large scale verification and bias-correction efforts. The RTMA and related Un-Restricted mesoscale...

Person: Leach
Year: 2019
Type: Media
Source: FRAMES

Maintaining appropriate fire return intervals for fully functioning ecosystems can be difficult for a variety of reasons. Laws and regulations can place limitations on both the timing and extent of prescribed burning. In this webinar, Dr. Wonkka will...

Person: Wonkka
Year: 2020
Type: Media
Source: FRAMES

The Ecology of Smoke is something that has been considered by very few in the United States, despite extensive and intensive interest and research into frequent fire systems. This presentation will review some of the existing science; present some...

Person: Lata
Year: 2016
Type: Media
Source: FRAMES