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The Minimum Acceptable Visibility (MAV) table was originally provided by the California Highway Patrol in response to an inquiry  relative to acceptable highway visibility reduction caused by smoke. The table was included in chapter two of the 1991...

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Year: 1991
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

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Person: Miner, Burns
Year: 1991
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

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

The character of most forest ecosystems in the southern U.S. has been shaped by fire. Indians and early settlers burned the woods for many purposes. After a period of trying to exclude fire, foresters recognized its value as an ecological force and its...

Person: Duryea, Dougherty, Van Lear, Waldrop
Year: 1991
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

Lightning causes one third of the 9000 wildfires that occur in Canada. Annually, these lightning-caused fires account for 90% of the area burned and cost Canadians at least 150 million dollars in suppression costs and values destroyed. Unlike the fires...

Person: Kourtz, Todd
Year: 1991
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