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From the text ... 'Grass fires, although not as intense as forest fires, present a major threat to life and property during periods of drought in the Great Plains of the United States. Recently, major wildland grass fires in Texas burned nearly 1....

Person: Clements, Zhong, Goodrick, Li, Potter, Bian, Heilman, Charney, Perna, Jang, Lee, Patel, Street, Aumann
Year: 2007
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

Recent studies have shown that emissions of mercury (Hg), a hazardous air pollutant, from fires can be significant. However, to date, these emissions have not been well-quantified for the entire United States. Daily emissions of Hg from fires in the...

Person: Wiedinmyer, Friedli
Year: 2007
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

Unusually high levels of

Person: Witham, Manning
Year: 2007
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

To assess the contribution of sources to fine particulate organic carbon (OC) at four sites in North Carolina, USA, a molecular marker chemical mass balance model (MM-CMB) was used to quantify seasonal contributions for 2 years. The biomass burning...

Person: Sheesley, Schauer, Zheng, Wang
Year: 2007
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

Using three sets of satellite data for burned areas together with the tree cover imagery and a biogeochemical component of the Integrated Science Assessment Model (ISAM) the global emissions of CO and associated uncertainties are estimated for the year...

Person: Jain
Year: 2007
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

The post-harvest burning of agricultural fields is commonly used to dispose of crop residue and provide other desired services such as pest control. Despite careful regulation of burning, smoke plumes from field burning in the Pacific Northwest...

Person: Jain, Vaughan, Heitkamp, Ramos, Clalborn, Schreuder, Schaaf, Lamb
Year: 2007
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

Fire is one of the key disturbances affecting trembling aspen (Populus tremuloides Michx.) forest ecosystems within western Canadian wildlands, including Elk Island National Park in central Alberta, Canada. Although prescribed fire is a tool available...

Person: Otway, Bork, Anderson, Alexander
Year: 2007
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

The present paper proposes an original approach to estimate gaseous and particulate emissions from boreal forest fires based on the Canadian Forest Fire Behaviour Prediction ( FBP) System. The FBP System permits calculation of fuel consumption and rate...

Person: Lavoue, Gong, Stocks
Year: 2007
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

Fuel mapping is a complex and often multidisciplinary process, involving remote sensing, ground-based validation, statistical modelling, and knowledge-based systems. The scale and resolution of fuel mapping depend both on objectives and availability of...

Person: McKenzie, Raymond, Kellogg, Norheim, Andreu, Bayard, Kopper, Elman
Year: 2007
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

The re-ignition potential of partially burnt wood-based embers was investigated theoretically by studying their extinction characteristics. An adaptation of Semenov's thermal explosion theory was used in conjunction with a linear stability...

Person: Moghtaderi, Poespowati, Kennedy, Dlugogorski
Year: 2007
Type: Document
Source: TTRS