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The information presented in this paper is directed to those concerned with the disposal of agricultural wastes. The purpose of this paper is to provide a concise, up to date report on the approaches followed by the various states in dealing with the...

Person: Walton
Year: 1974
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

Prescribed fire has been used in managing our southern forest lands for over 50 years. However, burning forest fuels comes under the open burning regulations of the various states. These regulations and how they affect forest management are highlighted...

Person: Mobley
Year: 1974
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

Prescribed fire is the intentional use of fire to achieve certain land management goals. Over 2 million acres of forest land in the southern United States are treated with this tool each year. The benefits from these burns can be offset by a...

Person: Ward, Elliott, McMahon, Wade
Year: 1974
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

From the text...'The Southern Forest Fire Laboratory of the USDA Forest Service's Southeastern Forest Experiment Station at Macon, Georgia, is engaged in research and development work to manage smoke from prescribed fire. A part of this work...

Person: Williams
Year: 1974
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

About 872,000 acres of forest and agricultural land were burned in Georgia during 1972, releasing an estimated 17,000 tons of particulate matter into the atmosphere. Most of this burning was done in the southwestern half of the State during January,...

Person: Hough, Turner
Year: 1974
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

From the text...'Several important facets of any wilderness fire management program must be understood by everyone. First, there are risks involved--primarily the risk of fires escaping. We may not always be able to contain them within the...

Person: Mutch
Year: 1974
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

The atmospheric trace element abundances associated with agricultural field burning and rural air have been measured for the Willamette Valley of western Oregon. Neutron activation analysis is as used to measure the concentrations of about 26 trace...

Person: Shum, Loveland
Year: 1974
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

From the text ... 'The smoke rising from a grass, brush or forest fire is primarily formed by the condensation of moisture and other vapors produced through pyrolysis and combustion. This smoke formation depends on the rate at which the...

Person: Schaeffer
Year: 1974
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

From the Summary ... 'The behavior of the convection column above a large fire is thus characterized by (1) marked inflow of air at the lower levels, and (2) rapid ascent of hot air at the higher levels, whereby mixing with the surrounding...

Person: Vines
Year: 1974
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

From Experimental Results ... 'Smoke samples were collected in a small aircraft, which was flown through the smoke columns from a series of large prescribed fires in the forest areas of Western Australia in the spring of 1970. The smoke particles...

Person: Vines
Year: 1974
Type: Document
Source: TTRS