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A fire growth model, FARSITE (Fire ARea SImulator) is under development for simulating the spread and behavior of prescribed natural fires. The models uses a technique for wave propagation to expand surface fire fronts in 2 dimensions. Points defining...

Person: Finney
Year: 1993
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

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Person: Keeley
Year: 1993
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

From the text...'Big gaps still exist in the understanding of fire ecology, especially the seasonal aspects. Fire can have profoundly different effects on soil, plants and animals depending on when it occurs. Oftentimes the most ecological gain...

Person: Ackerman
Year: 1993
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

From the text...'The new Mississippi statute on prescribed burning activities is welcome by the forestry community. The act recognizes prescribed burning as an important property right and land management tool that greatly benefits society, the...

Person: Eshee
Year: 1993
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

From the text: 'Despite the relative paucity of results, what may be concluded on a more positive note concerning nutrient cycling in heathlands and related shrublands? One conclusion is that nutrients in rainfall alone may, in some cases, be...

Person: Specht, Groves
Year: 1981
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

The dispersion of the plume from a sulphide smelter at Mount Isa, Australia, has been determined at distances of up to 1000km from the source. Simultaneous measurements by an airborne correlation spectrometer, flame photometer and aitken counter have...

Person: Carras, Williams
Year: 1981
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

From the text... 'The energy crisis cannot be alleviated at the expense of ecology: vet, denying problems inherent to economic development, such as those of establishing nuclear power plants, is sheer romanticism.. instead, ecologists should...

Person: Margaris
Year: 1981
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

Measurements of cloud condensation nuclei were made from small samples of stratospheric air taken from a U-2 aircraft at altitudes ranging from 13 to 19 kilometers. The measured concentrations of nuclei both in and outside the plume from the May and...

Person: Rogers, Hudson, Kocmond
Year: 1981
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

It is shown that similarity solutions in strong buoyant plumes (plant or axisymmetric) exist if a local characteristic turbulent diffusion coefficient varies inversely proportional to the square of the local gas density in the plume. The similarity...

Person: Delichatsios
Year: 1981
Type: Document
Source: TTRS