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A comprehensive, open access book on smoke from wildland fires across the U.S. is now available. Wildland Fire Smoke in the United States: A Scientific Assessment synthesizes the physical, chemical, biological, social, and policy issues critical to mitigating the impacts of smoke from wildland fires.
- Ownership, Governance, Uses, and Ecosystem Services of Community Forests in the Eastern United States
Hovis, Meredith; Frey, Gregory; McGinley, Kathleen; Cubbage, Frederick; Han, Xue; Lupek, Megan.
- Spatial patterns of social vulnerability in relation to wildfire risk and wildland-urban interface presence
Chas-Amil, Maria-Luisa; Nogueira-Moure, Emilio; Prestemon, Jeffrey P.; Touza, Julia.
- The costs and benefits of certification for community forests managed by traditional peoples in south-eastern Tanzania
Frey, G. E., Charnley, S., Makala, J.
- Housing starts and the associated wood products carbon storage by county by Shared Socioeconomic Pathway in the United States
Prestemon, Jeffrey P.; Nepal, Prakash; Sahoo, Kamalakanta.
- U.S. and Global Wood Energy Outlook under Alternative Shared Socioeconomic Pathways
Johnston, Craig M. T.; Guo, Jinggang; Prestemon, Jeffrey P.