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Under the nuclear winter scenario, large wildland fires are expected to contribute to a general smoke plume and are considered potential analogues for the behavior of gigantic palls. As a means of testing the reasonableness of current estimates of a...

Person: Pyne, Omi
Year: 1986
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

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

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

From the text... 'An up-close-and-personal view of 'Charlotte,' a very hot number whose ashes hold partial proof that you can indeed 'prescribe' fire in wilderness.' Published by American Forests. Abstract reproduced by...

Person: Smith
Year: 1986
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