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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Aggregated ground monitoring information

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Visualize daily smoke forecasts

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BlueSky Playground

Customized emissions and dispersion modeling. Two versions available.

More info / help (v3)

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Customized trajectory modeling

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Tool for working with air quality monitoring data

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Daily forecast analysis of site location potential to reach Arctic

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Climatology of mixing height, transport winds, and ventilation index

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Climatology of conditions allowing for transport to the Arctic

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Seasonal and monthly maps of atmospheric instability - CAPE

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Seasonal and monthly maps of downburst climatology

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

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Tool for creating a published smoke outlook. Use is restricted to ARA use only.

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