An evaluation of real-time
Document Type: Conference Paper
Author(s): A. Trent; H. Thistle; R. Fisher; S. Ahuja
Publication Year: 2000

Cataloging Information

  • air quality
  • biomass
  • forest management
  • forest types
  • health factors
  • land management
  • particulates
  • rangelands
  • smoke management
  • US Forest Service
  • wildfires
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Record Last Modified: June 1, 2018
FRAMES Record Number: 38231
Tall Timbers Record Number: 12795
TTRS Location Status: In-file
TTRS Call Number: Fire File (Fire Conference 2000)
TTRS Abstract Status: Okay, Fair use, Reproduced by permission

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The US Forest Service, Missoula Technology and Development Center (MTDC) evaluated several commercially available, optical, real-time, particulate monitors to provide forest managers, fire and air quality specialists information for use of these monitors in environments dominated by smoke particulates from burning biomass. Airborne particulates, especially those particles smaller than 2.5 microns in diameter (

Trent, A., H. Thistle, R. Fisher, and S. Ahuja. 2000. An evaluation of real-time, Proceedings of Fire Conference 2000: The First National Congress on Fire Ecology, Prevention and Management, 27 November-December 1, 2000, San Diego, CA. [program volume]. University Extension, University of California Davis,Davis, CA.