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Project ID: 06-S-03

Year: 2006

Date Started: 12/08/2005

Date Completed: 12/19/2007

Title: International Symposium Forest Fires and Air Quality Issues

Project Proposal Abstract: Presenting state-of-science information and discussion of broadly defined air pollution and forest fire issues. Among others, the following topics will be discussed: effects of forest fires on air quality in the remote and urban-wildland interface forests; effects of forest fires on air quality of nearby urban communities; management and ecological factors predisposing forest to fires (including catastrophic one as those in southern California in 2003); remote sensing of fire events and smoke/air pollution plumes; effects of climate change on probability of fire occurrence; models describing genetation of air pollutants such as ozone and particulate matter down-wind from fires; effects of fires on water quality of mountain watersheds; effects of fires on nitrogen and carbon cycling (including effects on C resources); ecological changes in forest caused by fires. The meeting will result in in publication of a peer-reviewed volume (Elsevier Publishing Company).

Principal Investigator: Andrzej S. Bytnerowicz

Agency/Organization: Forest Service

Branch or Dept: PSW-Forest Fire Lab-Riverside


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Agency/Organization

Branch or Dept

Federal Cooperator

Andrzej S. Bytnerowicz

Forest Service

PSW-Forest Fire Lab-Riverside


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Final Report view or print

("Results presented in JFSP Final Reports may not have been peer-reviewed and should be interpreted as tentative until published in a peer-reviewed source.")

  ID Type Title
view or print   4970 Conference/Symposia/Workshop Forest Fires and Air Pollution Issues

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