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At least three global-change phenomena are having major impacts on Amazonian forests: (1) accelerating deforestation and logging; (2) rapidly changing patterns of forest loss; and (3) interactions between human land-use and climatic variability....

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

From the text (pp.6-7) ... 'Another [reason periodic low-intensity fires have ceased to provide forest and land maintenance] is the culture of fire suppression in America deliberately created in the early 20th century to promote a shift to...

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

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

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

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Person: Fege, Corrigall
Year: 1990
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

[from the text] Outdoor recreation is continuing to increase in the United States. Hendee et al. (1977) estimated that public use of wilderness areas will increase, in the 40-year period from 1960 to 2000, by nearly tenfold. A report by the Heritage...

Person: Krammes, Taylor
Year: 1990
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

Biomass combustion emissions make a significant contribution to the overall particulate pollution in the troposphere. Wildland or prescribed burns and residential wood combustion emissions can vary due to differences in fuel, season, time of day, and...

Person: Mazzoleni, Zielinska, Moosmüller
Year: 2007
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES, TTRS

Fires caused by natural or technological disasters emit large amounts of smoke which, once formed into plumes, may affect the human health and the environment. Satellite remote sensing data provide an effective tool to achieve detection and monitoring...

Person: Chrysoulakis, Herlin, Prastacos, Yahia, Grazzini, Cartalis
Year: 2007
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES