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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

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Person: Miner, Burns
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

Biomass burning is a major source of emissions to the atmosphere. Some of these emissions may change global climate. This paper uses combustion efficiency as an independent variable for predicting emission factors for, among others, carbon monoxide,...

Person: Ward, Hardy
Year: 1991
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

Many potent air toxins are in the smoke of burning forest and range biomass. Firefighters are exposed to the smoke of both wildfire and prescribed fire. A comprehensive assessment of these exposures is not yet possible due to insufficient data....

Person: Reinhardt
Year: 1991
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

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