Atmosphere & Climate References

Effects of wildfire on air quality; weather and wildfire; climate change; Global Warming.

Wildfire: Economics. Costs of suppression, loss of resources, effects on rural communities.

Wildfire: Forest Fuels. Types of fuels, fuels management, combustability.

Wildfire: Forest Soils. Effects of wildfire on soils, soil productivity, soil chemistry.

Wildfire: Forest Streams. Effects of wildfire on streams, water quality, erosion, fish populations.

Wildfire: Salvage Logging. Scientific research and opinion, legal actions, and management results.

Armstrong, J. Scott and Kesten C. Green 2007. Global Warming: Forecasts by Scientists versus Scientific Forecasts. 27th Annual International Symposium on Forecasting, New York, New York: 18 pp.[PDF]

Banta, R. M., L. D. Olivier, E. T. Holloway, R. A. Kropfli, B. W. Bartram, R. E. Cupp, and M. J. Post 1992. “Smoke-Column Observations from Two Forest Fires Using Doppler Lidar and Doppler Radar,” Journal of Applied Meteorology. Vol. 31: 1328-1349. [PDF]

Bonnicksen, Thomas M. 2008. Greenhouse Gas Emissions From Four California Wildfires: Opportunities to Prevent and ReverseEnvironmental and Climate Impacts. Forest Carbon and Emissions Model (FCEM) Report No. 2, The Forest Foundation, Auburn, California: 19 pp. [PDF]

Crutzen, Paul J. and O. Andreae Meinrat 1990. “Biomass Burning in the Tropics: Impact on Atmospheric Chemistry and Biogeochemical Cycles,” Science. Vol. 250: 1669-1678. [PDF]

Gedalof, Ze'ev, David L. Peterson, and Nathan J. Mantua 2005. "Atmospheric, Climatic, and Ecological Controls on Extreme Wildfire Years in the Northwestern United States," Ecological Applications. Vol. 15, No. 1: 154-174. [PDF]

Lenton, Timothy M. 2001. "Opinion: The Role of Land Plants, Phosphorus Weathering and Fire in the Rise and regulation of Atmospheric Oxygen," Global Change Biology. Vol. 7: 613-629. [PDF]

McKenzie, Donald, Ze'ev Gedalof, David L. Peterson, and Philip Mote 2004. Climatic Change, Wildfire, and Conservation," Conservation Biology.Vol. 18, No. 4: 890-902. [PDF]

Running, Steven W. 2006. Is Global Warming Causing More, Larger Wildfires?" Sciencexpress.July 6: 4 pp. [PDF]

Trentmann, J., G. Luderer, T. Winterrath, M. D. Fromm, R. Servranckx, C. Textor, H.-F. Graf, and M. O. Andrae 2006. "Modeling of Biomass Smoke Injection Into the Lower Stratosphere By a Large Forest Fire (Part I): Reference Simulation," Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics. Vol. 6: 5247-5260. [PDF]

Ward, Darold E. and Colin C. Hardy 1991. "Smoke Emissions From Wildland Fires," Environment International. Vol. 17: 117-134. [PDF]

Westerling, A. L., H. G. Hidalge, D. R. Cayan, and T. W. Swetnam 2006. "Warming and Earlier Spring Increase Western U.S. Forest Wildfire Activity," Science. Vol. 313: 940-943. [PDF]

Whitlock, Cathy, Sarah L. Shafer, and Jennifer Marlon 2003. "The Role of Climate and vegetation Change in Shaping Past and Future Fire Regimes in the Northwestern US and the Implications for Ecosystem Management," Forest Ecology and Management. Vol. 178: 5-21. [PDF]


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