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References used to create this graphic:
Human-started wildfires expand the fire niche across the United States
Chemical composition of wildland fire emissions
Facts and statistics: Wildfires
Evidence review: Wildfire smoke and public health risk
Wood smoke health effects: A review
Ozone production from wildfires: A critical review
A collaboration between C&EN and Andy Brunning, author of the popular graphics blog Compound Interest
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