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how does the air affect after a wildfire

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pmatrai
pmatrai (@pmatrai)
7 days ago

Oh, I like these comments. If you were in Maine, many of us have wood stoves that might be helpful in seeing and testing what might come out of a big fire. I don’t know where you are but you could collaborate with a Maine student… and do some controlled air quality experiments with particle color, for example.

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KeepOurAirClean (@keepourairclean)
13 days ago

how does the air affect after a wildfire Hi  lbradium good question. Smoke from wildfires are a big issue when it comes to air quality. Smoke can make the outdoor air unhealthy to breathe and reduce visibility. Small particles called particulate matter can be inhaled in the lungs and cause harm to people. Explore these articles to learn more: NPR article on dangerous air quality due to 2020 wildfires AirNow article on how fires impact human health AirNow article on protecting children from wildfire smoke/ash Think about ways to develop your iWonder question further to make it more SMART (Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Realistic/Relevant and Timely). Click… Read more »

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oldcrow (@oldcrow)
15 days ago

I wonder about this, too. Is there some kind of particle or pollutant that you think would be in the air after a wildfire that you might be able to look for/test for?