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From the introduction letter ... 'This publication deals with fire, a significant force in the forest environment. Depending upon land management objectives for a specific area, plus a host of environmental variables, fire will sometimes be an...

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Year: 1972
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

During the last 17 days of April 1971, smoke from wildfires in the Florida Everglades drifted over the east coast of southern Florida. Smoke restricted visibilities 67.9% of the time at Palm Beach International Airport, and aircraft operations were 11....

Person: Williams
Year: 1972
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

An examination of the beneficial use of fire in the southern forest, including history, current use, technique, economic considerations, legal restrictions, and outlook for continued use of prescribed burning in light of mounting pressures to eliminate...

Person: Campbell
Year: 1972
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

The development of the smoke cloud from a summer wildfire in a forest area was studied on a radar screen. In conjunction with photographs taken at the same time, it has been possible to follow the variations in height of both the top and bottom of the...

Person: Reid, Vines
Year: 1972
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

Results of the 1971inventory of fire use in Georgia indicate that 589,633 acres were burned for agricultural purposes and 527,557 acres were presribed burned for forestry purposes. About 95 percent of this burning was done in the southern half of the...

Person: Hough, Turner
Year: 1972
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

From the text...”Extinguishing forest fires must be done urgently, in most cases, using whatever tools at hand, with little time to employ mechanical methods. Making matters worse, location of the fire cannot be foreseen, nor such factors as wind...

Person: Carretero
Year: 1972
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

The control of wildfires in forested areas may not always be a desirable objective since certain benefits can result that are important enough to warrant prescribed burning in some cases. Included in these benefits is the control of harmful insects and...

Person: Evans
Year: 1972
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

Although bush fires have been common in Australia for many thousands of years (cf. for example, Bermingham, Packham, and Vines, 1971) little is known about the smoke they produce. However, if the practice of prescribed burning - already employed as a...

Person: King, MacArthur, Packham, Taylor, Vines
Year: 1972
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

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Person: Cooper
Year: 1972
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

Potential temperature analysis supplies needed information that is not obtainable by other methods of graphical analysis. Terrain surface maps and large-scale cross sections are constructed by using data from weather stations, raobs, and aircraft...

Person: Cramer
Year: 1972
Type: Document
Source: TTRS