Wildland Fire / Air Quality Tools

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This page provides links to the most recent versions of tools produced by the U.S. Forest Service PNW Research Station's Pacific Wildland Fire Sciences Laboratory in support of the Wildland Fire Air Quality Response Program and wildland fire operations.

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Monitoring PM2.5

Aggregated ground monitoring information

More info / help

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BlueSky Daily Run Viewer

Visualize daily smoke forecasts

More info

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BlueSky Playground

v2 (previous) | v3 (alpha test)

Customized emissions and dispersion modeling. Two versions available.

More info / help (v3)

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Ensemble Trajectories

Customized trajectory modeling

More info

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PWFSL Smoke Package

Tool for working with air quality monitoring data

More info

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Arctic Transport Potential Forecast

Daily forecast analysis of site location potential to reach Arctic

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Ventilation Climate Information System

Climatology of mixing height, transport winds, and ventilation index

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Arctic Transport Potential Climatology

Climatology of conditions allowing for transport to the Arctic

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Climatology of Convective Instability

Seasonal and monthly maps of atmospheric instability - CAPE

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Downburst Climatology

Seasonal and monthly maps of downburst climatology

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Mobile Smoke App

A mobile device focused app for determining smoke impacts in your area

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Smoke Outlook Editor

Customized trajectory modeling.

More info / help