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From the text...'Although forest burning is prescribed widely across the United States, it is most commonly practiced in the Northwestern and the Southern United States. In 1978, approximately 37 million metric tons of forest fuels on all forest...

Person: White, McMahon, Gibbs
Year: 1984
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

The purpose of this paper is to discuss why and how the remote sensing photographic approach can be used in the detection and assessment of vegetation damage. The necessary attributes of the interpreter are mentioned, along with the need to clearly...

Person: Murtha
Year: 1984
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

Form the summary:'Slash burning forms carcinogenic polynuclear aromatic hydrocarbons (PHAHs) which are apparently released into the atmoshphere via smoke and into aquatic networks via runoff. Dioxins and other chlorinated compounds may be...

Person: Hart
Year: 1984
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

From the Summary: 'The Montana Department of State Lands recognizes that helitorch operations on state and private lands is a cost efficient and effective practice for improving the productivity and carrying capacity of Montana's rangeland....

Person: Mutch, Mathews
Year: 1984
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

Prescribed fire is accepted as an integral part of managing various ecosystems. Natural fire has played a dominant role in these everchanging ecosystems and is essential to the maintenance of some. Increasing demands on our forests, scenic and natural...

Person: Mutch, Humrickhouse
Year: 1984
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

From the text: 'Since the program began actual field operations in October, 1981, almost a million acres have been brought under vegetation management plans. About 160,000 acres have been burned to date, despite two of the wettest winters and...

Person: Mutch, Kendrick
Year: 1984
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

The magnitude of prescribed fire use has greatly increased in the past 10 years. With this expanded use of fire came a need for aerial ignition devices and techniques. This paper reports the preliminary findings of a nationwide survey of active aerial...

Person: Mutch, Wakimoto
Year: 1984
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

From the Conclusions ... 'The coordination of the helitorch operations, such as support services, unit ignition procedures, and timing, is of a critical nature. It is imperative that a smooth flow of effort be immediately established and...

Person: Mutch, Hunter
Year: 1984
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

From the text 'Fire has had an important place in the development of Southern forests. It has been particularly important in the perpetuation of the pine forests of the Coastal Plain, as well as many other pine areas. Nevertheless, the destructive...

Person: Merck
Year: 1984
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

This report discusses the potential usefulness of thermal infrared sensors onboard NOAA polar-orbiting satelites for detecting fires. In particular, the 3.8-micron channel is sensitive to high temperature sources such as fires. This paper will...

Person: Matson, Schneider, Aldridge, Satchwell
Year: 1984
Type: Document
Source: TTRS