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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...'Although forest burning is prescribed widely across the United States, it is most commonly practiced in the Northwestern and the Southern United States. In 1978, approximately 37 million metric tons of forest fuels on all forest...

Person: White, McMahon, Gibbs
Year: 1984
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

The purpose of this paper is to discuss why and how the remote sensing photographic approach can be used in the detection and assessment of vegetation damage. The necessary attributes of the interpreter are mentioned, along with the need to clearly...

Person: Murtha
Year: 1984
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

Form the summary:'Slash burning forms carcinogenic polynuclear aromatic hydrocarbons (PHAHs) which are apparently released into the atmoshphere via smoke and into aquatic networks via runoff. Dioxins and other chlorinated compounds may be...

Person: Hart
Year: 1984
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

From the Summary: 'The Montana Department of State Lands recognizes that helitorch operations on state and private lands is a cost efficient and effective practice for improving the productivity and carrying capacity of Montana's rangeland....

Person: Mutch, Mathews
Year: 1984
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

Prescribed fire is accepted as an integral part of managing various ecosystems. Natural fire has played a dominant role in these everchanging ecosystems and is essential to the maintenance of some. Increasing demands on our forests, scenic and natural...

Person: Mutch, Humrickhouse
Year: 1984
Type: Document
Source: TTRS