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Smoke Emissions & Dispersion

Research Brief Description
Agricultural Smoke

Experiments to improve agricultural smoke decision support tools

Biomass Burning in Mexico Airborne experiments to characterize the emissions of biomass burning in Mexico
Emission Factor Database Synthesis of wildland fire emission factors
Fires in Northern Eurasia

Impacts of Black Carbon from Fires in Northern Eurasia

Impacts of wildfire emissions on Salt Lake City

Impacts of upwind wildfire emissions on CO, CO2, and PM2.5  concentrations in Salt Lake City, Utah


LANDFIRE After Action Review and Scoping In Preparation for Comprehensive Remapping

Long term wildfire management in areas near Chernobyl

This project examined natural and human drivers of wildfires in areas contaminated by the Chernobyl explosion.

Missoula Fire Lab Wildfire Emission Inventory

Wildfire smoke can trigger severe pollution episodes with substantial impacts on public health.

Near Real-Time Burned Area Mapping with VIIRS

Wildland fires emit significant amounts of greenhouse gases, particulate matter, and ozone precursors which have significant negative effects on public health at multiple scales.

Prescribed Fire Emissions Laboratory and airborne experiments to characterize emissions from prescribed burning in the United States
RxCadre Project Obtaining integrated, quality-assured fuels, fire, and atmospheric data for development and evaluation of fuels, fire behavior, smoke, and fire effects models
State of the Science on Wildland Fire Emissions

A summary of what we know and don’t know about wildland fire smoke emissions and pollutants and management options.

Wildfire Smoke Measurements Airborne and lidar experiments for the evaluation of smoke transport models
Wildland Fire Smoke Sensors

In the US, wildland fires are a recurring, episodic source of air pollution that can be a major threat to public health.