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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

Greater needle packing (number of needles per unit stem length) among shoots of Picea engelmanii(Parry ex. Engelm.), Abies lasiocarpa ([Hook] Nutt.), and Pinus contorta (Engelm.) collected at sun-exposed locations resulted in leaf temperatures (T1)...

Person: Smith, Carter
Year: 1988
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

We develop a simple analytical model to estimate the thickness of a smoke layer formed by a plume of a large area fire and to account for crosswinds. We take advantage of the dominant flow features in the upper part of the rising plume and in the smoke...

Person: Weihs, Small
Year: 1993
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

The Ericaceae-Ericoideae is one of the three major families defining typical fynbos, the characteristic vegetation type of the Cape Floristic Region. Periodic fires with a frequency of 5 to 40 years are a natural phenomenon in fynbos vegetation. Fire-...

Person: Brown, Kotze, Botha
Year: 1993
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

Torreya taxifolia, torreya, is a narrowly restricted endemic conifer confined to mesic ravines along the east shore of the Apalachicola River in the panhandle of Florida During the 1950's, torreya suffered a catastrophic decline. This decline is...

Person: Hermann, Schwartz, Hermann
Year: 1993
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

Changing climate and land use appear to importantly affect the biosphere by way of impacts on fire regimes. Feedback effects on climate and air quality are likely through emissions of trace gases, aerosols, and particulates that affect radiation...

Person: Clark, Stocks
Year: 1993
Type: Document
Source: TTRS