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Wildfire is one of the most significant dangers and the most serious natural catastrophe, endangering forest resources, animal life, and the human economy. Recent years have witnessed a rise in wildfire incidents. The two main factors are persistent...

Person: Mukhiddinov, Abdusalomov, Cho
Created Year: 2022
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

Satellite remote sensing of aerosol optical depth (AOD) is essential for detection, characterization, and forecasting of wildfire smoke. In this work, we evaluate the AOD (550 nm) retrievals during the extreme wildfire events over the western U.S. in...

Person: Ye, Deshler, Lyapustin, Wang, Kondragunta, Saide
Created Year: 2022
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

Background

Wildfire-related fine particulate matter (PM2.5) has many adverse health impacts, but its impacts on human epigenome are unknown. We aimed to evaluate the associations between long-term exposure to wildfire-related PM2.5 and blood DNA...

Person: Xu, Li, Ming Wong, Southey, Hopper, Abramson, Li, Guo
Created Year: 2023
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

This work presents an analysis of fire events recorded in Isla Salamanca Natural Park and their impact on the air quality in the district of Barranquilla, with an emphasis on 2020 due to the increase in the number of ha burned by forest fires that year...

Person: Bolaño-Díaz, Camargo-Caicedo, Bernal, Bolaño-Ortiz
Created Year: 2022
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

PurpleAir particulate matter (PM) sensors are increasingly used in the United States and other countries for real-time air quality information, particularly during wildfire smoke episodes. Uncorrected PurpleAir data can be biased and may exhibit a...

Person: Barkjohn, Holder, Frederick, Clements
Created Year: 2022
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

Background

Little is known about the physical and mental health impact of exposure to landscape fire smoke in women with asthma. This study examined the health impacts and information-seeking behaviours of women with asthma exposed to the 2019/...

Person: Beyene, Murphy, Gibson, McDonald, Van Buskirk, Holliday, Vertigan, Horvat, Zosky, Morgan, Jegasothy, Hanigan, Mattes, Collison, Jensen
Created Year: 2022
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

Background

Smoke from wildfires is a growing public health risk due to the enormous amount of smoke-related pollution that is produced and can travel thousands of kilometers from its source. While many studies have documented the physical health...

Person: Eisenman, Galway
Created Year: 2022
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

Background

Bushfire smoke is a major ongoing environmental hazard in Australia. In the summer of 2019-2020 smoke from an extreme bushfire event exposed large populations to high concentrations of particulate matter (PM) pollution. In this study...

Person: Jegasothy, Hanigan, Van Buskirk, Morgan, Jalaludin, Johnston, Guo, Broome
Created Year: 2023
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

Objective

This study aimed to establish the prevalence and to identify predictors of insomnia, nightmares and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in wildfire survivors.

Method

A total of 126 (23 males, 102 females, and 1...

Person: Isaac, Toukhsati, Klein, Di Benedetto, Kennedy
Created Year: 2023
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

Wildfire season is getting longer and more severe. The fires send smoky gases and fine particles of burnt matter drifting through the atmosphere, and their harm can be felt by lungs miles away. It’s plain that wildfire smoke is harmful, and studies...

Person: Rocheleau
Created Year: 2022
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES