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Background: Fine particulate matter (PM2.5) produced by landscape fires is thought to be more toxic than that from non-fire sources. However, the effects of “fire-sourced” PM2.5 on acute respiratory infection (ARI) are unknown.

Methods: We...

Person: Li, Cai, Kelly, Wooster, Han, Zheng, Guan, Li, Zhu, Xue
Created Year: 2023
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

Recent extreme wildfire events (EWE) in Australia, the United States of America (USA), Greece and Portugal highlighted the seriousness of wildfire smoke impacts on society. Nowadays, about 2000 premature deaths occur annually in the USA due to chronic...

Person: Lopes, Menezes, Fernandes, Gama, Sorte, Reis, Monteiro, Borrego, Miranda
Created Year: 2022
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

Heterocyclic aromatic amines (HAAs) are carcinogenic and mutagenic compounds formed by the cooking of meat and combustion of biomass. There are relatively few data on HAAs in atmospheric particulate matter (PM). We developed an analytical method using...

Person: Miller-Schulze, Dal Porto, Fagundes, Pham
Created Year: 2022
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

Global burned area has declined by nearly one quarter between 1998 and 2015. Drylands contain a large proportion of these global fires but there are important differences within the drylands, for example, savannas and tropical dry forests (TDF)....

Person: Corona-Núñez, Campo
Created Year: 2023
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

Health status depends on multiple genetic and non-genetic factors. Nonheritable factors (such as lifestyle and environmental factors) have stronger impact on immune responses than genetic factors. Firefighters work is associated with exposure to air...

Person: Orysiak, Młynarczyk, Piec, Jakubiak
Created Year: 2022
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

Objective: The purpose of this study was to assess health-related responses to wildfire smoke on social media. We examined whether seasonal wildfire smoke is an active topic on Twitter, the correlation between fine particulate matter (PM2.5) and...

Person: Postma, Marko, Meyer, DeNike, Thomas, Walden, Butterfield
Created Year: 2023
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

Millions of Americans experienced impacts from the 2020 wildfire season, including unhealthy air quality from smoke. We examine how exposure to poor air quality during wildfires relates to public opinion toward Public Safety Power Shutoffs (PSPSs)....

Person: Zanocco, Stelmach, Giordono, Flora, Boudet
Created Year: 2022
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

Smouldering peat fires are responsible for regional haze episodes and cause environmental, social and health crises. Owing to the unique burning characteristics of smouldering peat, identifying and detecting this kind of fire remains a challenge. This...

Person: Hu, Rein
Created Year: 2022
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

Background: Wildfire smoke may dampen fire severity through effects on weather and the persistence of atmospheric inversions, but empirical work on the link between smoke and fire severity is scarce.

Aims: To assess the influence of daily smoke...

Person: Harris, Taylor
Created Year: 2022
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

In the last decades, numerous large forest fires have been recorded in Portugal. On 15 and 16 October 2017, seven extreme wildfires events (EWEs) took place in the central region of Portugal. Aiming to contribute to the assessment of the smoke impact...

Person: Fernandes, Lopes, Sorte, Monteiro, Gama, Reis, Menezes, Osswald, Borrego, Almeida, Ribeiro, Viegas, Miranda
Created Year: 2022
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES