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Smoke Emissions & Dispersion

Research Brief Description
SERDP RC20-1025

Wildfire science is currently impeded by gaps between measurements, modeling, and management. This project is using integrative efforts to close those gaps.

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.

Long term wildfire management in areas near Chernobyl

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

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.

Agricultural Smoke

Experiments to improve agricultural smoke decision support tools

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.

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

Missoula Fire Lab Wildfire Emission Inventory

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

LANDFIRE ReMap

LANDFIRE After Action Review and Scoping In Preparation for Comprehensive Remapping

Fires in Northern Eurasia

Impacts of Black Carbon from Fires in Northern Eurasia

Biomass Burning in Mexico Airborne experiments to characterize the emissions of biomass burning in Mexico
Wildfire Smoke Measurements Airborne and lidar experiments for the evaluation of smoke transport models
Prescribed Fire Emissions Laboratory and airborne experiments to characterize emissions from prescribed burning in the United States
Emission Factor Database Synthesis of wildland fire emission factors