Wildland firefighters suppressing wildland fires or conducting prescribed fires work long shifts and are exposed to high levels of smoke with no respiratory protection. This research measures firefighter exposure to smoke and pollutants and offers way to reduce this exposure.Read More
This research project assessed the accuracy of three different smoke models (CALPUFF, DAYSMOKE, and CMAQ) at predicting PM2.5 emissions from prescrubed burn and wildfire events in the southeastern United States. Past fire events were modeled, and models were compared to observed data from the actual events.
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