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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

The information presented in this paper is directed to those concerned with the disposal of agricultural wastes. The purpose of this paper is to provide a concise, up to date report on the approaches followed by the various states in dealing with the...

Person: Walton
Year: 1974
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

Prescribed fire has been used in managing our southern forest lands for over 50 years. However, burning forest fuels comes under the open burning regulations of the various states. These regulations and how they affect forest management are highlighted...

Person: Mobley
Year: 1974
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

Prescribed fire is the intentional use of fire to achieve certain land management goals. Over 2 million acres of forest land in the southern United States are treated with this tool each year. The benefits from these burns can be offset by a...

Person: Ward, Elliott, McMahon, Wade
Year: 1974
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...'The Southern Forest Fire Laboratory of the USDA Forest Service's Southeastern Forest Experiment Station at Macon, Georgia, is engaged in research and development work to manage smoke from prescribed fire. A part of this work...

Person: Williams
Year: 1974
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

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

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