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The public outcry about the 1988 fires in Yellowstone National Park and adjacent natural forests, coupled with concern among natural resource managers, convinced the Secretaries of the Departments of Interior and Agriculture to establish the Fire...

Person: Wakimoto
Year: 1990
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

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Person: Wilson, Mueller
Year: 1990
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

From the Summary ... 'It is obvious from the varying levels of use of prescribed fire in the hardwood oriented states that it is not widely considered as a necessity for a viable forest management program. It is equally clear that many people...

Person: Wade, Ashley
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

From the text ... 'The scientific application of fire has proven to be a worthwhile, cost effective land management tool. Our challenge is to develop ways to accomplish this in the face of expanding regulations, tighter controls and reduced...

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

From the Introduction ... 'The first European colonists in the South had roots in cultures in which fire was an integral part of landscape management. They were met on their arrival by a culture, the Amerindian [American Indian], which had...

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

In this paper we briefly review current knowledge concerning the possible consequences of a changing climate for terrestrial ecosystems. Forests and grasslands of western North America figure prominently in the discussion, but our intent is to consider...

Person: Perry, Borchers
Year: 1990
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

Seeds of Audouinia capitata, a threatened fynbos species, are known to germinate under natural conditions only after fires. Experimental results are presented which demonstrate that seed germination is initiated by chemical factor(s) found in smoke,...

Person: DeLange, Boucher
Year: 1990
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

Sustaining the availability and quality of forest and rangeland ecosystems is a problem facing our society now and into the future. Since fire is a significant process in these ecosystems, managing fire is a part of this environmental problem....

Person: Cohen
Year: 1990
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

Fire is becoming recognized as a major issue throughout the North American continent. The last several years have seen major fire seasons in the United States, Canada, and Mexico. There are five areas where an international approach to fire management...

Person: Barkow
Year: 1990
Type: Document
Source: TTRS