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The development of the smoke cloud from a summer wildfire in a forest area was studied on a radar screen. In conjunction with photographs taken at the same time, it has been possible to follow the variations in height of both the top and bottom of the...

Person: Reid, Vines
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

Although bush fires have been common in Australia for many thousands of years (cf. for example, Bermingham, Packham, and Vines, 1971) little is known about the smoke they produce. However, if the practice of prescribed burning - already employed as a...

Person: King, MacArthur, Packham, Taylor, Vines
Year: 1972
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

Seeds of Audouinia capitata, a threatened fynbos species, are known to germinate under natural conditions only after fires. Experimental results are presented which demonstrate that seed germination is initiated by chemical factor(s) found in smoke,...

Person: DeLange, Boucher
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: Mutch
Year: 1990
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

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

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Person: Morales, Hermosa, Serrano, Sanhueza
Year: 1990
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

Airborne measurements of 13 trace gases from seven forest fires in North America are used to determine their average emission factors. The emission factors are then used to estimate the contributions of biomass ubrning to the worldwide fluxes of these...

Person: Hegg, Radke, Hobbs, Rasmussen, Riggan
Year: 1990
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

The Ontario Ministry of Environment (MOE) recently participated in a joint Canadian/U.S. program to monitor the behavior and environmental impact of prescribed fires. Air, soil and ash samples were collected at the burn sites and analyzed for...

Person: Tashiro, Clement, Stocks, Radke, Ward
Year: 1990
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES