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Fire Science Research Work Unit accomplishments 1980-1984 are summarized and publications listed. Current fire behavior and fire effects investigations are briefly described.

Person: Wade, Wade
Year: 1985
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

State-of-the-art applications of weather, fire danger rating, and fire behavior in smoke management and prescribed burning by southern fire managers are addressed. Validations of fire predictive systems versus observed fire conditions are stressed as a...

Person: Wade, Shepherd
Year: 1985
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

Prescribed burning is a vital tool in the management of industrial pine plantations. New techniques and tools such as the use of helicopters in aerial ignition have facilitated the use of fire in younger stands, while permitting more acreage to be...

Person: Wade, Baughman
Year: 1985
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

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Person: Van Lear, Waldrop
Year: 1985
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

Aerial drip torch devices have potential for dramatically increasing acreage burned annually. Aerial burning requires different and broader concepts than hand burrning, more advance planning, more attention to detail, and at least a basic understanding...

Person: Wade, Stevens
Year: 1985
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

Aerial ignition using plastic spheres (similar to ping-pong balls) charged with potassium permanganate activated by ethylene glycol and dropped from a low flying helicopter is a proven system to safely prescribe burn large areas in a short time for...

Person: Wade, Gnann
Year: 1985
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

A detailed set of data was compiled on 20 large fire whirlwinds observed at 27 prescribed burns conducted in Ontario. There appear to be two types of such whirlwinds: one occurs in pairs on the leeward side of the convection column and the other is...

Person: McRae, Flannigan
Year: 1990
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES, TTRS