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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

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

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

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

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 Canada about 1.3 million hectares (M ha) of forests are destroyed by wildfires each year, and about 63% of all these fires are man-caused. During the 1980 and 1981 fire seasons, however, about 10 M ha were damaged; estimated annual emissions from...

Person: Chung
Year: 1984
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

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