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From the text... 'An ideal forest fire detection system would detect fires the instant they start, day or night, under any condition of visibility. Additionally, it could distinguish potentially dangerous fires from those that would not concern...

Person: Hirsch
Year: 1964
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

Mass fires are being investigated through a series of large-scale test fires. Preliminary results indicate: (a) air flow patterns that create eddies can result in fire vortices when fires is present; (b) the lower part of the convection column consists...

Person: Countryman
Year: 1964
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

Post-harvest burning of straw and stubble in grass fields is the most valuable cultural practice in grass-seed production in Oregon. Unfortunately, smoke from burning fields sometimes creates a nuisance to others who understandably question the idea....

Person: Hardison
Year: 1964
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

A cinematographic film of a tornado which formed over a severe bushfire in 1962 in Victoria has been analysed. Notable findings are that a flame rose in the core to a height of 260 feet, that the core velocities were up to 205 m.p.h. vertically, at...

Person: King
Year: 1964
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES, TTRS

The control of large fires is a problem of continuing concern to the Forest Service, other public agencies, and private owners of forest and rangeland. A few large fires each year account for all but a small share of the Nation's forest fire losses. In...

Person: Countryman
Year: 1964
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES