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In Southern California, dry summers followed by hot and dry westerly wind conditions contribute to the region's autumn fire season. In late October 2003, 13 large Southern California wildfires burned more than 750,000 acres of land, destroyed over 3500...

Person: Phuleria, Fine, Zhu, Sioutas
Year: 2005
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

The Alabama Smoke Management Program (SMP) utilizes a basic framework of requirements and procedures for managing smoke from fires managed for resource benefits developed by the State of Alabama with the cooperation and participation of land owners and...

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Year: 2001
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

The following list of research topics was generated by agencies within AWFCG during 2005.  The topics were ranked originally by the AWFCG Fire Research and Development Committee (FRDAC) and finally by the AWFCG members.  Ranking was as follows:  3=...

Person: York
Year: 2005
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

Fire ephemerals are short-lived plants that primarily germinate after fire. Fresh and laboratory-storedseeds are difficult to germinate ex situ, even in response to fire-related cues such as heat and smoke.Seeds of eight Australian fire ephemeral...

Person: Baker, Steadman, Plummer, Merritt, Dixon
Year: 2005
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

In their rebuttal, Fotheringham and Keeley (2005) (F&K, hereafter) assert that misinterpretations of previous research, errors in the presentation of the chemistry of nitrogen oxides and devious presentation of experimental results led to the...

Person: Baldwin, Preston, Krock
Year: 2005
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

Tropical peat swamp forests grow over tropical peatlands, which are widely distributed in flat lowlands in Southeast Asia. Recently, however, deforestation and drainage are in progress on a large scale because of growing demands for timber and farmland...

Person: Hirano, Segah, Limin, June, Tuah, Kusin, Hirata, Osaki
Year: 2005
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

A modeling framework has been developed to examine the spatial and temporal aspects of biomass burning emissions from southern African savanna fires. The complexity of the fire emissions processes is described using a spatially and temporally explicit...

Person: Korontzi
Year: 2005
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

An inventory of air pollutants emitted from forest and agricultural fires in Northeastern Mexico for the period of January to August of 2000 is presented. The emissions estimates were calculated using an emissions factor methodology. The inventory...

Person: Mendoza, Garcia, Vela, Lozano, Allen
Year: 2005
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

Significant associations between firefighting and cancer have been reported; however, studies finding toxic products of combustion at municipal fires have been limited by (1) technical difficulties encountered at the scene of working fires, (2) the...

Person: Austin, Wang, Ecobichon, Dussault
Year: 2001
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

In this study bulk airborne aerosol composition measured by the PILS-IC (integration time of 3 min 24 s) during TRACE-P P3B Flight 10 are used to investigate the ionic chemical composition and mixing state of biomass burning particles. A biomass...

Person: Song, Ma, Orsini, Kim, Weber
Year: 2005
Type: Document
Source: TTRS