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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

From the text...'Although forest burning is prescribed widely across the United States, it is most commonly practiced in the Northwestern and the Southern United States. In 1978, approximately 37 million metric tons of forest fuels on all forest...

Person: White, McMahon, Gibbs
Year: 1984
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

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 purpose of this paper is to discuss why and how the remote sensing photographic approach can be used in the detection and assessment of vegetation damage. The necessary attributes of the interpreter are mentioned, along with the need to clearly...

Person: Murtha
Year: 1984
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

Form the summary:'Slash burning forms carcinogenic polynuclear aromatic hydrocarbons (PHAHs) which are apparently released into the atmoshphere via smoke and into aquatic networks via runoff. Dioxins and other chlorinated compounds may be...

Person: Hart
Year: 1984
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 Summary: 'The Montana Department of State Lands recognizes that helitorch operations on state and private lands is a cost efficient and effective practice for improving the productivity and carrying capacity of Montana's rangeland....

Person: Mutch, Mathews
Year: 1984
Type: Document
Source: TTRS