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Fire smoke is a major contributor to both particulate matter (PM) and ozone exposure in urban centers. Epidemiological, clinical, and toxicological studies have demonstrated a casual relationship between these pollutants and cardiovascular and...

Person: Reich, Broome, Cope, Fann, Johnston, Morgan, Rappold
Year: 2019
Type: Project
Source: FRAMES

Short-term exposures to ambient particulate matter (PM) are associated with increased morbidity and mortality in the exposed population, and these same patterns have been noted during wildland fire episodes. Since the scale and frequency of wildfires...

Person: Gilmour, Dye, Hays, Hazari, Higuchi
Year: 2018
Type: Project
Source: FRAMES

The Conversations Through the Smoke wildfire art exhibit connected the creative voices of artists and fire practitioners with communities in the Northern Rockies that have been highly affected by recent fires and smoke. Including art and reflections by...

Person: Morgan, Isenbarger, Wright
Year:
Type: Project
Source: FRAMES

The air quality and fire management communities are faced with increasingly difficult decisions regarding critical fire management activities, given the potential contribution of wildfires and prescribed burns (wildland fires) to fine particulate...

Person: Barsanti, Chung, Lamb, Yokelson
Year: 2018
Type: Project
Source: FRAMES

A pair of three-day workshops were held in 2008 and 2009, designed for fire managers responsible for communicating and negotiating with state and local air quality regulators. The workshops were organized by the NWCG Smoke Committee, coordinated by the...

Person: Smith, Hyde
Year: 2009
Type: Project
Source: FRAMES

An accurate, reliable wildland fire emissions inventory is likely the most important criteria in assessing the impacts of prescribed burning and wildfires on regional air quality and global climate. Significant progress has been made in the past ten...

Person: Hao, Naughton, Urbanski
Year: 2016
Type: Project
Source: FRAMES

Although representing only a small mass fraction of the emissions from biomass burning, the emitted particle-phase organic species (organic aerosol, OA) exert importance influences on visibility, climate, and human health. Wildland fire, both...

Person: Kreidenweis, Pierce
Year: 2017
Type: Project
Source: FRAMES

The demand for fire emissions information has increased over the last decade due to a number of factors from increased needs for smoke impact assessments to more demand for carbon accounting. With the likelihood of more stringent air quality standards...

Person: Larkin, French, Kolden, Raffuse, Strand, Sullivan, Wendland, Curcio, O'Neill, Owen, Rao, Wickman
Year:
Type: Project
Source: FRAMES

The 3-year PMDETAIL project will quantify the impact of prescribed and other fire sources on particulate matter (characterized as PM2.5 and PM10, hereafter PM) levels across the continental U.S. It will also develop new fire emissions inventories and...

Person: Moore, Acheson, Anderson, Barna, Collett, Fitch, George, Mavko, Morris, Pandis, Randall, Robinson, Sullivan, Vimont
Year:
Type: Project
Source: FRAMES

Prescribed burning is an important land management tool for upland hardwood forests, with fuel reduction, ecosystem restoration, and wildlife habitat improvement often cited as primary goals. Mechanical fuel reduction by cutting shrubs and small trees...

Person: Greenberg, Campbell, Moorman, Waldrop
Year: 2017
Type: Project
Source: FRAMES