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The Minimum Acceptable Visibility (MAV) table was originally provided by the California Highway Patrol in response to an inquiry  relative to acceptable highway visibility reduction caused by smoke. The table was included in chapter two of the 1991...

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Year: 1991
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

From the text...'Preservation of rare species and communities is a noble conservation goal, but it has two unfortunate drawbacks: it promotes a piecemeal approach to preservation, and it frequently results in species or communities being ignored...

Person: Myers, Ewel, Myers, Ewel
Year: 1990
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

The character of most forest ecosystems in the southern U.S. has been shaped by fire. Indians and early settlers burned the woods for many purposes. After a period of trying to exclude fire, foresters recognized its value as an ecological force and its...

Person: Duryea, Dougherty, Van Lear, Waldrop
Year: 1991
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

Lightning causes one third of the 9000 wildfires that occur in Canada. Annually, these lightning-caused fires account for 90% of the area burned and cost Canadians at least 150 million dollars in suppression costs and values destroyed. Unlike the fires...

Person: Kourtz, Todd
Year: 1991
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

From the text... 'A brief report by four scientists of The Nature Conservancy in Florida [about a method for propagating wiregrass included the following steps] ... Collect seeds from central Florida sites five to eight months after summer burn....

Person: Stolzenburg
Year: 1991
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

These smoke management guidelines are directed to the experienced prescribed burner who is knowledgeable about fire behavior. The objectives are to manage the production and dispersion of smoke when prescribe burning to prevent any adverse impact on...

Person: Mobley
Year: 1990
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

Equations for predicting duff and large woody fuel (7.6+ cm) consumption are summarized. Dependent variables are duff depth reduction, percentage duff depth reduction, percentage mineral soil, large fuel diameter reduction, and percentage large fuel...

Person: Brown, Reinhardt
Year: 1991
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

Recreation is of increasing importance in forest environments. Fire has both short-term effects, trail closures, smoke impacts; and long-term effects, residual 'scars,' potential hazards, on forest recreation. The general public is gaining...

Person: Krammes, Taylor
Year: 1990
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

After the serious smoke inversion conditions on the northern California and southern Oregon fires of 1987 and the Greater Yellowstone Area fires of 1988, the National Wildfire Coordinating Group (NWCG) hosted a conference - 'The Effect of Forest...

Person: Mangan
Year: 1991
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

A prescribed fire was ignited near Chapleau, western Ontario, Canada, on the afternoon of August 10, 1989. The fire, covering approximately 400 ha, burned vigorously over a period of 3 hours, from 1400 to 1700 EDT, generating a plume cloud structure...

Person: Latham
Year: 1991
Type: Document
Source: TTRS