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The North American Wildland Fuels Database (NAWFD) data access application was developed to enable best practices for modeling national- and regional-scale fire emissions by incorporating uncertainty into fuels estimates. NAWFD aggregates fuel loading...

Person: French, Billmire, Tanzer, Prichard, Kennedy, Andreu, McKenzie, Ottmar, Eagle
Year: 2019
Type: Website
Source: FRAMES

Wildfires and severe smoke can create dangerous conditions for people, especially those with chronic health conditions. Learn about current wildfires, wildfire smoke conditions, and what you can do to reduce the health effects of wildfire smoke.

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Year: 2012
Type: Website
Source: FRAMES

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Office of Research and Development hosted a web summit June 12-13, 2019, to share information about the effectiveness of air filtration to improve indoor air during wildland fire smoke events. The summit...

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Wildfires over the last couple decades have increased in size and intensity and the fire season has lengthened, resulting in increased wildfire suppression costs and greater risk to human health and safety. The large, severe fires have also had...

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Fires are increasing in frequency, size and intensity partly due to climate change and land management practices, yet there is limited knowledge of the impacts of smoke emissions - both short term and long term. EPA is using its expertise in air...

Person: Brown
Year: 2017
Type: Website
Source: FRAMES

A series of presentations in which experts explore the trade-offs between wildfire, prescribed fire, forest health, and public health in a one day public forum. This seminar event was hosted by the University of British Columbia on April 18th, 2016....

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Year: 2016
Type: Website
Source: FRAMES

The 2014 National Smoke Forum was held in Halifax, Nova Scotia on October 10, 2014 in association with the Wildland Fire Canada conference. The Forum was an opportunity to discuss the importance of wildfire smoke, review the current technology and...

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Year: 2016
Type: Website
Source: FRAMES

The purpose of this workshop is to learn about and discuss various aspects of smoke management associated with wildland fire in the Southwestern United States. Wildland fire encompasses prescribed fire and wildfire. Topics include fire ecology and...

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Year: 2014
Type: Website
Source: FRAMES

Exceptional events are unusual or naturally occurring events that can affect air quality but are not reasonably controllable using techniques that tribal, state or local air agencies may implement in order to attain and maintain the National Ambient...

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Year: 2016
Type: Website
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EPA's Exceptional Events Rule guidance page which includes the final rule, the EER guidance document, responses to public comments, fact sheets, the federal register notice, and prior drafts of the rule and guidance.

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Year: 2016
Type: Website
Source: FRAMES