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From the text...'The benefits of prescribed fire are many, but prescribed fire is a complex tool and should be used only by those trained in its use. Proper diagnosis and detailed planning are needed for every area where burning is contemplated....

Person: Wade, Lunsford
Year: 1997
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 burning costs are extemely variable, even if conditions are similar. This variability complicates planning and evaluation of prescribed burning programs and budgets, resulting in imprecise projecions of their economic benefits. Evaluating...

Person: Gonzalez
Year: 1997
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

Most ecosystems in North America evolved with the aid of periodic fires. Managers of natural areas, including prairies and wetlands, who seek to maintain ecologically diverse sites will at some point explore the use of fire in their management program...

Person: Stanton
Year: 1997
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

Fire is an important ecological factor influencing the structure and function of longleaf pine ecosystems, including forest floor and groundcover nutrient pools and availability, forest to atmosphere interactions, and potential nutrient controls on...

Person: Boring, Mitchell, Wilson, Houseal
Year: 1997
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

Fire is a fundamental component of the Longleaf Pine ecosystem. As land managers seek to restore the Longleaf Pine at sites throughout the South, prescribed fire will be an integral part of their plan. However, the effects of prescribed fire on air...

Person: Achtemeier
Year: 1997
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

Global annual NO emissions from soil are of the order of 10 Tg NO-N. This is about half the amount fossil fuel combustion processes contribute to the annual global NOx budget. Reducing the emissions of soil derived NOx requires an understanding of the...

Person: Skiba, Fowler, Smith
Year: 1997
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

A computerized fire weather model coupled with a synoptic model is a powerful means of describing the weather part of the fire environment.

Person: Fujioka
Year: 1997
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

In response to pressing needs, a new, GIS-based approach is being developed by the University of Florida and the Division of Forestry. Called the Enhanced Open Burning Authorization and Wildfire Suppression System, it is still a prototype undergoing...

Person: Brackett, Arvanitis, Brenner, Long
Year: 1997
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

Wildland fires are an integral part of many ecosystems across North America; and these ecosystems often exhibit adaptations to periodic fire. These fire-adapted ecosystems are often termed fire-dependent, if recurring disturbances by fire are essential...

Person: Bryan, Mutch
Year: 1997
Type: Document
Source: TTRS