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Biomass burning emits a large quantity of gaseous pollutants and aerosols into the atmosphere, which perturbs the regional and global climate and has significant impacts on air quality and human health. In order to understand the temporal and spatial...

Person: Ningombam, Khatri, Larson, Dumka, Sarangi, Vineeth
Created Year: 2023
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

The physical and mental health impacts of wildfires are wide-ranging. We assessed associations between exposure to wildfire smoke and self-reported symptoms affecting mental health among adults living in Oregon. We linked by interview date and county...

Person: Mirabelli, Vaidyanathan, Pennington, Ye, Trenga
Created Year: 2022
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

[from the text] While bushfires have long been a part of Australia's ecosystem, the 2019–20 bushfires were an unprecedented event leading to 5.5 million hectares of land being affected in New South Wales (NSW) alone.1 This is approximately the same as...

Person: Da Silva Sena, Lines, Latheef, Amarasinghe, Quah, Beyene, Van Buskirk, Hanigan, Morgan, Oldmeadow, Gibson, Murphy, de Waal, Karmaus, Platt, Pearce, Collison, Mattes
Created Year: 2022
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

The extreme wildfires events recently registered in different parts of the world highlighted again the importance of wildfire smoke’s impact on the society and the economy. In Portugal, during the 2017 October wildland fires, several air quality...

Person: Monteiro, Gama, Osswald, Fernandes, Miranda
Created Year: 2022
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

Introduction: Fine particulate matter with an aerodynamic diameter < 2.5 μm (PM2.5) in the ambient air has been associated with increased blood pressure (BP) levels and new-onset hypertension. However, the association of BP with a sudden upsurge of...

Person: Andreadis, Vourkas, Varelas, Angelopoulos, Gerasopoulos, Mihalopoulos, Thomopoulos
Created Year: 2022
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

Although metal and metalloid concentrations in wildfire ashes have been documented, the nature and concentrations of incidental nanomaterials (INMs) in wildland-urban interface (WUI) fire ashes have received considerably less attention. In this study,...

Person: Alshehri, Wang, Singerling, Gigault, Webster, Matiasek, Alpers, Baalousha
Created Year: 2023
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

Cairpol and Aeroqual air quality sensors measuring CO, CO2, NO2, and other species were tested on fresh biomass burning plumes in field and laboratory environments. We evaluated the sensors by comparing 1 min sensor measurements to collocated reference...

Person: Whitehill, Long, Urbanski, Colón, Habel, Landis
Created Year: 2022
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

This open access book synthesizes current information on wildland fire smoke in the United States, providing a scientific foundation for addressing the production of smoke from wildland fires. This will be increasingly critical as smoke exposure and...

Person: Peterson, McCaffrey, Patel-Weynand
Created Year: 2022
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

Soil seed bank is an important driver of vegetation dynamics, particularly in fire-prone Mediterranean ecosystems. In this study, we disentangle the effects of fire-related cues on the dynamics of the soil seed bank in semiarid oak forests of western...

Person: Omidi, Heydari, Abedi, Kohzadean, Valkó, Prévosto
Created Year: 2022
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

Peat wildfires can burn over large areas of peatland, releasing ancient carbon and toxic gases into the atmosphere over prolonged periods. These emissions cause haze episodes of pollution and accelerate climate change. Peat wildfires are characterised...

Person: Santoso, Christensen, Amin, Palamba, Hu, Purnomo, Cui, Pamitran, Richter, Smith, Nugroho, Rein
Created Year: 2022
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES