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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

Airborne measurements of 13 trace gases from seven forest fires in North America are used to determine their average emission factors. The emission factors are then used to estimate the contributions of biomass ubrning to the worldwide fluxes of these...

Person: Hegg, Radke, Hobbs, Rasmussen, Riggan
Year: 1990
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

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Person: Werth, Ochoa
Year: 1990
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

[from the text] The Southwest has beautiful desert landscapes, forested mountains, and a rapidly growing population. People expect clean air and unrestricted vistas. They complain when their visibility is reduced. Visibility reduction is caused by...

Person: Krammes, Lahm, Fox, Riebau
Year: 1990
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

[from the text] Outdoor recreation is continuing to increase in the United States. Hendee et al. (1977) estimated that public use of wilderness areas will increase, in the 40-year period from 1960 to 2000, by nearly tenfold. A report by the Heritage...

Person: Krammes, Taylor
Year: 1990
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

The proceedings is a collection of papers and posters presented at the Symposium on Effects of Fire Management of Southwestern Natural Resources held in Tucson, Arizona, November 15-17, 1988. Included are papers, poster papers and a comprehensive list...

Person: Krammes
Year: 1990
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES, TTRS

The Ontario Ministry of Environment (MOE) recently participated in a joint Canadian/U.S. program to monitor the behavior and environmental impact of prescribed fires. Air, soil and ash samples were collected at the burn sites and analyzed for...

Person: Tashiro, Clement, Stocks, Radke, Ward
Year: 1990
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

Atmospheric nitrogen deposition, associated with chronic urban air pollution, has produced stream water nitrate concentrations as high as 7.0 mg of N L^-l in chaparral watersheds in the San Gabriel Mountains of Los Angeles County, CA. Stream water [NO3...

Person: Riggan, Lockwood, Lopez
Year: 1985
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

Biomass and hydrocarbon fuel fires are two common sources of obscuring smoke which present significant operational challenges over a broad range of possible viewing wavelengths. This is especially true of very large fires where the primary smoke...

Person: Deepak, Klimek, Radke, Hegg, Nance, Lyons, Laursen, Ferek, Hobbs, Weiss
Year: 1990
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

Duff reduction in burned clearcut units in western Washington and western Oregon is related to preburn variables. Forty-three cable-yarded units were burned and monitored for duff reduction. Two prediction equations for estimating duff reduction are...

Person: Donoghue, Martin, Ottmar, Little, Ohmann
Year: 1985
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES