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From the text... 'To understand and predict wildland fire behavior, it is necessary to enlarge analogies drawn from confined fires and to create models for the components of the fire environment, such as fuels and weather, and for the mechanics of...

Person: Pyne, Pyne
Year: 1982
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

From the text... 'It is often assumed that the American Indian was incapable of greatly modifying his environment and that he would not have been much interested in doing so if he did have the capabilities. In fact, he possessed both the tool and...

Person: Pyne, Pyne
Year: 1982
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

From the text... 'But with the advent of fire protection in the South, game birds decreased much as pasturage had and as grouse populations had in Britain. The vegetative ensemble that sustained maximum populations gave way to roughage and woods....

Person: Pyne, Pyne
Year: 1982
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

From the text... 'The outcome of the Southern Forestry Education Campaign was much less devisive. To begin with, its subject was not the internal distribution of agency funds but the promotion of fire protection as a concept. Nor was it concerned...

Person: Pyne, Pyne
Year: 1982
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

From the text... 'Peat continues to be a common source of fuel for man. Fossil remains in coal suggest that grassy rather than woody vegetation is typical of coal-forming sites, and such an association would also favor the fine lamination...

Person: Pyne, Pyne
Year: 1982
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

A speculative, phenomenological model is formulated for the time-varying intensity and spread rate of a free-burning fire under the influence of nonsteady wind. The model is linearized by approximations and explicit solutions derived for the amplitude...

Person: Albini
Year: 1982
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

From the text...'The purpose of this guide is to assist in the operational monitoring and evaluation of prescribed fires. A common approach to monitoring and evaluation will enable prescribed fire managers and resource specialists in different...

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Year: 1982
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

Studies of the atmospheric dispersion over complex terrain, with the aid of smoke plumes, enable the direct observation of the marginal density probability of the emitted particles. Experiments near the ground correlate the turbulence easurements at 10...

Person: Schneiter
Year: 1982
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

'...Manufactured inorganic fertilizers now supply the majority of the nutrients which once came from farmyard manure. The grain goes into silos and bins rather than under thatch. Much of the livestock is housed in intensive buildings which do not...

Person: Pierce
Year: 1982
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

'...With the aid of modern laboratory techniques it is possible to detect not only the end products of combustion proccsses but also many substances that appear transiently in the course of burning. As a result fire has come to be understood...

Person: Gardiner
Year: 1982
Type: Document
Source: TTRS