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Local and regional smoke impacts from prescribed fires

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Abstract


  • Smoke from wildfires poses a significant threat to affected communities. Prescribed burning is conducted to reduce the extent and potential damage of wildfires, but produces its own smoke threat. Planners of prescribed fires model the likely dispersion of smoke to help manage the impacts on local communities. Significant uncertainty remains about the actual smoke impact from prescribed fires, especially near the fire, and the accuracy of smoke dispersal models.

Authors


  •   Price, Owen F.
  •   Horsey, Bronwyn L. (external author)
  •   Jiang, Ningbo (external author)

Publication Date


  • 2016

Citation


  • Price, O. F., Horsey, B. & Jiang, N. (2016). Local and regional smoke impacts from prescribed fires. Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences, 16 (10), 2247-2257.

Scopus Eid


  • 2-s2.0-84991608400

Ro Full-text Url


  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=5192&context=smhpapers

Ro Metadata Url


  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/smhpapers/4168

Number Of Pages


  • 10

Start Page


  • 2247

End Page


  • 2257

Volume


  • 16

Issue


  • 10

Abstract


  • Smoke from wildfires poses a significant threat to affected communities. Prescribed burning is conducted to reduce the extent and potential damage of wildfires, but produces its own smoke threat. Planners of prescribed fires model the likely dispersion of smoke to help manage the impacts on local communities. Significant uncertainty remains about the actual smoke impact from prescribed fires, especially near the fire, and the accuracy of smoke dispersal models.

Authors


  •   Price, Owen F.
  •   Horsey, Bronwyn L. (external author)
  •   Jiang, Ningbo (external author)

Publication Date


  • 2016

Citation


  • Price, O. F., Horsey, B. & Jiang, N. (2016). Local and regional smoke impacts from prescribed fires. Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences, 16 (10), 2247-2257.

Scopus Eid


  • 2-s2.0-84991608400

Ro Full-text Url


  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=5192&context=smhpapers

Ro Metadata Url


  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/smhpapers/4168

Number Of Pages


  • 10

Start Page


  • 2247

End Page


  • 2257

Volume


  • 16

Issue


  • 10