HAQAST: 2017 Northern California Wildfires Tiger Team

Lead Contacts: Susan O'Neill, US Forest Service & Minghui Diao, San Jose State University

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Data Fusion

Impact of California Fires on Local and Regional Air Quality

Methods for Characterizing Fine Particulate Matter Using Ground Observations and Remotely Sensed Data: Potential Use for Environmental Public Health Surveillance


Spatial/Geostatistical Surfacing Algorithms Validation

Fire Emissions

The Environmental and Medical Geochemistry of Potentially Hazardous Materials Produced by Disasters

Ichoku and Ellison. 2014. Global top-down smoke-aerosol emissions estimation using satellite fire radiative power measurements.


Fire Products: Fire Radiative Power (FRP)

GOES-R Advanced Baseline Imager (ABI) Algorithm Theoretical Basis Document For Fire / Hot Spot Characterization

Health Impacts

Air Quality and the Wildland Fires of Southern California October, 2003

Association of long-term PM2.5 exposure with mortality using different air pollution exposure models: impacts in rural and urban California

Impact of California Fires on Local and Regional Air Quality: The Role of a Low-Cost Sensor Network and Satellite Observations

The San Diego 2007 wildfires and Medi-Cal emergency department presentations, inpatient hospitalizations, and outpatient visits: An observational study of smoke exposure periods and a bidirectional casecrossover analysis

Particulate Air Pollution from Wildfires in the Western US under Climate Change

Future respiratory hospital admissions from wildfire smoke under climate change in the Western US

Who Among the Elderly Is Most Vulnerable to Exposure to and Health Risks of Fine Particulate Matter From Wildfire Smoke?

Wildfire-specific Fine Particulate Matter and Risk of Hospital Admissions in Urban and Rural Counties

Evaluation of a Wildfire Smoke Forecasting System as a Tool for Public Health Protection

Wildland fire smoke and human health

Community vulnerability to health impacts from wildland fire smoke exposure

Plume Rise

Sofiev et al. 2012: Evaluation of the smoke-injection height from wild-land fires using remote-sensing data

Photochemical model evaluation of 2013 California wild fire air quality impacts using surface, aircraft, and satellite data

A review of approaches to estimate wildfire plume injection height within large-scale atmospheric chemical transport models

The impact of US wildland fires on ozone and particulate matter: a comparison of measurements and CMAQ model predictions from 2008 to 2012

Modeling crop residue burning experiments to evaluate smoke emissions and plume transport

Wildfire Emission Modeling: Integrating BlueSky and SMOKE

Smoke injection heights from fires in North America: analysis of 5 years of satellite observations

About the 2017 Northern California Wildfires

Mass and Ovens. 2019. The Northern California Wildfires of 8-9 October 2017. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society.

Fire Fighter Smoke Exposure

Webinar: Smoke Exposure Health Effects and Mitigations for Wildland Fire Personnel: Current Research and Recommendations

Navarro et al. 2017. Occupational Exposure to Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbon of Wildland Firefighters at Prescribed and Wildland Fires.