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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

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: 'Driven by fierce Santa Ana winds, 14 major brush fires ravaged L.A.'s suburbs, burning 152,000 acres and hundreds of homes. The disaster pushed firefighters to the limit and compounded the state's ecological and social...

Person: Fleming, Murr, Miller, Gordon, Morganthau
Year: 1993
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

'With reference to 'Holiday Highlands Prescribed Burn' (by Peggy Lantz, FN Winter '92), I fail to understand what was accomplished. Why do we need to 'open up the canopy' by removing trees that are already established and...

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

These smoke management guidelines are directed to the experienced prescribed burner who is knowledgeable about fire behavior. The objectives are to manage the production and dispersion of smoke when prescribe burning to prevent any adverse impact on...

Person: Mobley
Year: 1990
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

An average of 350 fire weather special Forecast Requests are prepared each year by the fire weather forecasters in the National Weather Service Forecast Office (WSFO) in Denver. Up to 650 of these spot forecasts may be prepared during a severe fire...

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

These questions arise not as a local phenomenon but on a world scale which is seldom appreciated. Fire regimes prevail not only over huge areas in south-central Africa and Brazil, but also extend through North Africa--in the Sudan Zone especially--and...

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

Periodic fires are a natural phenomenon in fynbos, which is the dominant vegetation type in the Cape floristic region. Fire-stimulated germination has been reported for a number of fynbos species. The promotion of seed germination in the fynbos fire...

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

Mechanized full-tree logging is the preferred harvesting system in Northeastern Ontario. These operations typically involve roadside delimbing, producing large quantities of slash at roadsides and landings. Slash pile burning involves gathering the...

Person: Luke, Scarlett, Archibald
Year: 1993
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

Traditionally, in the Southwest, ponderosa pine (Pinus ponderosa) red slash has not been treated with fire to meet resource objectives until all slash has fully cured, usually a 2-to-4-year wait. Waiting for slash to cure is still the widespread...

Person: Orozco, Carrillo
Year: 1993
Type: Document
Source: TTRS