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There are growing needs to understand how extreme weather events impact the electrical grid. Renewable energy sources such as solar photovoltaics are expanding in use to help sustainably meet electricity demands. Wildfires and, notably, the widespread...

Person: Gilletly, Jackson, Staid
Created Year: 2023
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

Background: Prescribed fire is a land management tool used extensively across the United States. Owing to health and safety risks, smoke emitted by burns requires appropriate management. Smoke modelling tools are often used to mitigate air pollution...

Person: Johnson, Garcia-Menendez
Created Year: 2023
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

Wildfire is a major disturbance agent in Arctic boreal and tundra ecosystems that emits large quantities of atmospheric pollutants, including PM2.5. Under the substantial Arctic warming which is two to three times of global average, wildfire regimes in...

Person: Chen, Billmire, Loughner, Bredder, French, Kim, Loboda
Created Year: 2023
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

Forest fires greatly impact the global terrestrial ecology and atmospheric environment. It is important to improve fire prediction mechanisms and track fire trends. This study evaluates using spaceborne spectrometers (Sentinel-5P TROPOMI and Aqua AIRS...

Person: Wang, Zhang, Zhao, Dong, Wang
Created Year: 2023
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

Smoke from wildfires in the United States is adversely affecting air quality and potentially putting more people at health risk from smoke exposure. The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the USDA Forest Service, and other federal,...

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An analysis of fire characteristics in the boreal forests of Siberia (50-75° N, 60-140° E) was performed for the period 2002-2022. We found a positive trend in the proportion of high-intensity fires in dominant forest stands of Siberia based on long-...

Person: Ponomarev, Zabrodin, Shvetsov, Ponomareva
Created Year: 2023
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

Recently, extreme wildfires have damaged important ecosystems worldwide and have affected urban areas miles away due to long-range transport of smoke plumes. We performed a comprehensive analysis to clarify how smoke plumes from Pantanal and Amazon...

Person: Souto-Oliveira, Marques, Nogueira, Lopes, Medeiros, Medeiros, Moreira, Dias, Landulfo, Andrade
Created Year: 2023
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

Background: Wildfires are a growing threat, especially in Mediterranean climate areas during periods of drought. The wildfire research community continues to investigate propagation mechanisms considering thermal transfer and fluid mechanics and...

Person: Jamaladdeen, Coudour, Dédaldéchamp, Lemée, Thibault, Garo, Wang
Created Year: 2023
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

Ground-level ozone (O3) was unusually high in northern Colorado in the summer of 2021 with maximum daily 8-hr average (MDA8) concentrations 6 to 8 parts-per-billion by volume (ppbv) higher than in 2019, 2020, or 2022. One or more of the monitors on the...

Person: Langford, Senff, Alvarez II, Aikin, Ahmadov, Angevine, Baidar, Brewer, Brown, James, McCarty, Sandberg, Zucker
Created Year: 2023
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

Smoke from wildfires presents one of the greatest threats to air quality, public health, and ecosystems in the United States, especially in the West. Here we quantify the efficacy of prescribed burning as an intervention for mitigating smoke exposure...

Person: Kelp, Carroll, Liu, Yantosca, Hockenberry, Mickley
Created Year: 2023
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES