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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

From the text ... 'Crown weight tables are used to provide estimates of slash loading that will result from timber cutting. This information is useful for assessing potential utilization of slash for fuelwood or other forest products, predicting...

Person: Freeman, Roussopoulos
Year: 1983
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

Fire management specialists in the southeastern United States needing guides for predicting or assessing particulate matter emission factors, emission rates, and heat release rate can use the models presented in this paper for making these predictions...

Person: Ward
Year: 1983
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

From the Executive Summary... 'Changes in policies governing fire in publicly-managed recreation areas have generated concern among federal land management professionals about public acceptance. This concern is compounded by the increasing numbers...

Person: Taylor, Cortner, Gardner, Daniel, Zwolinski, Carpenter
Year: 1983
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

The motion of a strong line thermal in an unstratified atmosphere is modeled to estimate a bound for its capability to life firebrand particles. It is found that the maximum height of a viable firebrand is roughly proportional to the square root of...

Person: Albini
Year: 1983
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

Goals and objectives outlined in the Clean Air Act of 1977 are in conflict with land management practices that utilize control or prescribed burns to maintain a healthy ecosystem. Specifically, smoke emissions from burn areas can significantly and...

Person: Malm
Year: 1983
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

An earlier paper* described three techniques used to estimate the moisture content of large (3- to 9-inch diameter) woody fuels in logging slash west of the Cascade range in Washington and Oregon. Our paper examines the use of these and other...

Person: Sandberg, Ottmar
Year: 1983
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

'Two studies were undertaken. An initial study in 1974 produced results that indicated significant losses of nitrogen and some other elements. The study was repeated 1981 as a check on the results of the 1974 burn, and to provide an assessment of...

Person: Feller
Year: 1983
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