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From the introduction letter ... 'This publication deals with fire, a significant force in the forest environment. Depending upon land management objectives for a specific area, plus a host of environmental variables, fire will sometimes be an...

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Year: 1972
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

During the last 17 days of April 1971, smoke from wildfires in the Florida Everglades drifted over the east coast of southern Florida. Smoke restricted visibilities 67.9% of the time at Palm Beach International Airport, and aircraft operations were 11....

Person: Williams
Year: 1972
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

An examination of the beneficial use of fire in the southern forest, including history, current use, technique, economic considerations, legal restrictions, and outlook for continued use of prescribed burning in light of mounting pressures to eliminate...

Person: Campbell
Year: 1972
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

Results of the 1971inventory of fire use in Georgia indicate that 589,633 acres were burned for agricultural purposes and 527,557 acres were presribed burned for forestry purposes. About 95 percent of this burning was done in the southern half of the...

Person: Hough, Turner
Year: 1972
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

From the text...”Extinguishing forest fires must be done urgently, in most cases, using whatever tools at hand, with little time to employ mechanical methods. Making matters worse, location of the fire cannot be foreseen, nor such factors as wind...

Person: Carretero
Year: 1972
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

The control of wildfires in forested areas may not always be a desirable objective since certain benefits can result that are important enough to warrant prescribed burning in some cases. Included in these benefits is the control of harmful insects and...

Person: Evans
Year: 1972
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

These smoke management guidelines are directed to the experienced prescribed burner who is knowledgeable about fire behavior. The objectives are to manage the production and dispersion of smoke when prescribe burning to prevent any adverse impact on...

Person: Mobley
Year: 1990
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