Articles | Volume 16, issue 2
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-16-907-2016
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-16-907-2016
Review article
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26 Jan 2016
Review article |  | 26 Jan 2016

A review of approaches to estimate wildfire plume injection height within large-scale atmospheric chemical transport models

R. Paugam, M. Wooster, S. Freitas, and M. Val Martin

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Landscape fire plume height controls fire emissions release in the atmosphere, in particular their transport that may also affect the longevity, chemical conversion, and fate of the plumes chemical constituents. Here, we review how such landscape-scale fire smoke plume injection heights are represented in large-scale atmospheric transport models aiming to represent the impacts of wildfire emissions on component of the Earth system.
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