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A large forest fire occurred about 300 km to the northeast of the Edmonton area in early summer 1995. The forest fire produced nitrogen oxides, hydrocarbons and ozone which were transported down-wind. Continuous monitoring of O3, NO and NO2 and...

Person: Cheng, McDonald, Angle, Sandhu
Year: 1998
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

From the Abstract: 'Fire managers face various problems, including: A. Classic urban interface issues. 1. Endangerment of private property, especially structures. 2. Air quality and smoke management. 3. Loss of cost-effectiveness by managing fire...

Person: Stieglitz
Year: 1998
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

From the text...'FOFEM 4.0-A First Order Fire Effects Model-is a computer program developed to meet the needs of resource managers, planners, and analysts in predicting and planning for fire effects. Quantitative predictions of fire effects are...

Person: Reinhardt, Keane, Brown
Year: 1998
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

From the text...'The restoration of ecological processes is the key to promoting ecosystem stability and preserving biological integrity (Samson and Knopf 1993). Using prescribed fire to intentionally burn wildland biomass has been successful in...

Person: Boula, Leenhouts
Year: 1998
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

From the text...'Two studies recently looked at differences in impacts on National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS) and visibility from wildland fires (prescribed fire and wildfire). The First Study: was part of the analysis for the Columbia...

Person: Boula, Snell
Year: 1998
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

From the text...'Conclusions:..Our observations indicate that smoke alone will not necessarily drive spotted owls off their territories. Even fire in close proximity and very high levels of disturbance associated with fire-fighting failed to force...

Person: Boula, King, Bevis, Rowe, Hanson
Year: 1998
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

Poster abstract...A First Order Fire Effects Model (FOFEM) was developed to predict the direct consequences of prescribed fire and wildfire. FOFEM was designed for application to most areas of the United States. First order fire effects are the...

Person: Boula, Reinhardt, Hardy
Year: 1998
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

From the text...'If you are not using a Public Information Officer on your prescribed burn projects, you should consider doing so. A PIO will provide a valuable service. As you scramble to get the needed resources, equipment and weather data, they...

Person: Gibbs
Year: 1998
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

The noble and heroic 'paradigm' in wildland fire protection is the firefighter who protects forest and other wildlands from attack by fire. The driptorch-lugging prescribed burner carries few of the heroic trappings of suppression personnel....

Person: Pruden, Brennan, Murphy, Cole
Year: 1998
Type: Document
Source: TTRS