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A field investigation was initiated in the summer 1978 to quantify the influence of meteorological factors, ignition method, and fuel conditions on the behaviour of smoke plumes from open field burning. Measurements of air quality and meteorological...

Person: Craig, Wolf
Year: 1980
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

Man began an intensive program to keep fire out of the woods about 70 years ago. Periodic ground fires once common in western pine forests were reduced, and a stand type that had been open, thrifty, and fairly resistant to wildfires lost those...

Person: Martin, Mitchell, Martin
Year: 1980
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

Emissions from prescribed fire vary geographically. In the Northeast, for example, prescribed fires are rare. In other sections, e.g., the southern Coastal Plain, meteorological conditions, terrain, and light fuel loads minimize atmospheric...

Person:
Year: 1980
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

The public outcry about the 1988 fires in Yellowstone National Park and adjacent natural forests, coupled with concern among natural resource managers, convinced the Secretaries of the Departments of Interior and Agriculture to establish the Fire...

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

In this paper we briefly review current knowledge concerning the possible consequences of a changing climate for terrestrial ecosystems. Forests and grasslands of western North America figure prominently in the discussion, but our intent is to consider...

Person: Perry, Borchers
Year: 1990
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

Sustaining the availability and quality of forest and rangeland ecosystems is a problem facing our society now and into the future. Since fire is a significant process in these ecosystems, managing fire is a part of this environmental problem....

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

Fire is becoming recognized as a major issue throughout the North American continent. The last several years have seen major fire seasons in the United States, Canada, and Mexico. There are five areas where an international approach to fire management...

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

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

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