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Title

The ecology of smoke particulates and charcoal residues from forest and grassland fires: a preliminary atlas
Document Type: Whole Book
Author(s): E. V. Komarek ; B. B. Komarek ; T. C. Carlysle
Publication Year: 1973

Cataloging Information

Keyword(s):
Actinocladum; air quality; Andropogon glomeratus; Aristida stricta; ash; Avena sativa; bark; carbon; char; charcoal; Florida; Georgia; grass fires; grasslands; low intensity burns; Magnolia; needles; Oryza sativa; particulates; Paspalum notatum; Pennisetum; photography; pine forests; Pinus elliottii; Pinus glabra; Pinus palustris; Quercus nigra; Quercus rubra; smoke behavior; smoke management; snags; soils; Sorghum halepense; wildfires; Zea mays
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Record Last Modified: June 1, 2018
FRAMES Record Number: 42292
Tall Timbers Record Number: 17342
TTRS Location Status: In-file
TTRS Call Number: Fire File
TTRS Abstract Status: Okay, Fair use, Reproduced by permission

This bibliographic record was either created or modified by the Tall Timbers Research Station and Land Conservancy and is provided without charge to promote research and education in Fire Ecology. The E.V. Komarek Fire Ecology Database is the intellectual property of the Tall Timbers Research Station and Land Conservancy.

Description

Low intensity forest and grassland fires create airborne particulates and charcoal which act as environmental cleansing agents. The morphological integrity of plant material which remains after burning creates a natural filter with varied porosity.

Citation:
Komarek, E. V., B. B. Komarek, and T. C. Carlysle. 1973. The ecology of smoke particulates and charcoal residues from forest and grassland fires: a preliminary atlas. Miscellaneous Publication No. 3. Tallahassee, FL, Tall Timbers Research Station.