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A webinar delivered to the NWCG Smoke Committee by Dianna Sampson on 21 May 2020. The new fire reporting system, Interagency Fire Occurrence Reporting Modules (InFORM), is designed to modernize and streamline wildfire reporting by providing a single,...

Person: Sampson
Year: 2020
Type: Media
Source: FRAMES

Cal Fire Permitting and Prescribed Burning - Brian Mattos, Cal Fire Unit Forester for Resource Management

Air Quality Permitting & the Health Impacts of Fire - David Conway, Environmental Health Director, Mariposa County Health Department...

Person: Mattos, Conway
Year: 2020
Type: Media
Source: FRAMES

Recently and historically the majority of wildland fire science funding and research have focused on addressing questions associated with managing and responding to uncontrolled wildfires. Across the world there exists a strong demand for new science...

Person: Varner
Year: 2020
Type: Media
Source: FRAMES

The terrestrial carbon sink has significantly increased in the past decades, but the underlying mechanisms are still unclear. The current synthesis of process-based estimates of land and ocean sinks requires an additional sink of 0.6 PgC yr−1 in the...

Person: Yin, Bloom, Worden, Saatchi, Yang, Williams, Liu, Jiang, Worden, Bowman, Frankenberg, Schimel
Year: 2020
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

Presented paper deals with the quantification of greenhouse gas emissions from forest fires. The investigation was based on the inventory methodology of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change from the year 2006. We describe the proposal of our...

Person: Korísteková, Vido, Vida, Vyskot, Mikloš, Minďáš, Škvarenina
Year: 2020
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

Central to public health risk communication is understanding the perspectives and shared values among individuals who need the information. Using the responses from a Smoke Sense citizen science project, we examined perspectives on the issue of...

Person: Hano, Prince, Wei, Hubbell, Rappold
Year: 2020
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

Air pollution with PM2.5 (particulate matter smaller than 2.5 micro-metres in diameter) is a major health hazard in many cities worldwide, but since measuring instruments have traditionally been expensive, monitoring sites are rare and generally show...

Person: Forehead, Barthelemy, Arshad, Verstaevel, Price, Perez
Year: 2020
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

Frequent cloud cover in the tropics significantly affects the observation of the surface by satellites. This has enormous implications for current approaches that estimate greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from fires or map fire scars. These mainly employ...

Person: Carreiras, Quegan, Tansey, Page
Year: 2020
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

Smoldering wildfire in peatlands contributes significantly to global carbon emissions and regional haze events. Smoldering fire in peatlands is one of the largest and most persistent fire phenomena on Earth. Here we assess the underlying mechanism of...

Person: Lin, Cheung, Xiao, Huang
Year: 2020
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

Planned Burn (PB)-Piedmont model (Achtemeier 2005) is a valuable tool for modeling nighttime and early morning smoke movement in the Piedmont region of the South. PB-Piedmont uses the North American Mesoscale Forecast System model (NAM) for its...

Person: Fill, Crandall, Godwin
Year: 2020
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES