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National Weather Service (NWS) observations were compared to Florida Highway Patrol accident site visibility reports to produce a Low Visibility Occurrence Risk Index (LVORI). When LVORI is compared with NWS visibility observations, significant...

Person: Lavdas, Achtemeier
Year: 1995
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

From the Conclusions ... 'In conclusion, let me repeat that delivering fire information at the proper time and tailoring it to meet the needs of those affected is critical. Keep in mind that you are dealing with real people who have the same loves...

Person: Brown, Mutch, Weatherspoon, Wakimoto, Schmoyer-Weber
Year: 1995
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

To trully allow fires to play their natural role in wilderness ecosystems, it is sometimes necessary to have large fires of long duration. Large fires are ecologically significant events that drive many other ecosystem processes. However, these fires...

Person: Brown, Mutch, Weatherspoon, Wakimoto, van Wagtendonk
Year: 1995
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

From the Conclusions ... 'Recent amendments to the Clean Air Act have given more explicit attention to prescribed fire as a controllable source of air pollution. In the development and implementation of State and local air pollution control...

Person: Brown, Mutch, Weatherspoon, Wakimoto, Mitchell
Year: 1995
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

From the text ... 'A major problem that land management agencies must overcome is that air quality agency staff usually do not have an understanding for the needs and uses of prescribed fire. While air quality agency staff have excellent...

Person: Brown, Mutch, Weatherspoon, Wakimoto, Haddow
Year: 1995
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

The challenge for resource managers is to understand and appreciate the wilderness resource. We must embrace a philosophy that allows natural fire to play its natural role, within social and political realities. As we alter the natural processes, we...

Person: Brown, Mutch, Weatherspoon, Wakimoto, Jolly
Year: 1995
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

The decision process involved in developing any plan to manage a prescribed natural fire must consider several divergent resource and management goals. In many cases, these fires may be projected to be, and eventually become, large and long-duration...

Person: Brown, Mutch, Weatherspoon, Wakimoto, Bunnell
Year: 1995
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

Prescribed fire is used to treat roughly 5 percent (1,500,000 acres) of Florida*s wildland each year. Superimposed on this fire-maintained landscape is one of the fastest growing populations in the United States. Much of this population increase is a...

Person: Weise, Martin, Wade, Brenner
Year: 1995
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

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

Prescribed fires create a wide range of exposures to liability for the individuals, groups, or agencies involved. This article examines general principles of tort law, strict liability for ultrahazardous activities, negligence per se, and volunteer and...

Person: Stanton
Year: 1995
Type: Document
Source: TTRS