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To study mechanisms affecting particulate matter production from forest fires, a combustion chamber system was developed. This closed system was used primarily for producing cylindrical laminar diffusion flames by burning alpha-pinene under controlled...

Person: Ward
Year: 1980
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

In compartment fires a situation often develops in which a layer of oxygen-depleted gases builds up in the upper part of the enclosure. The downward reach of such a layer can be sufficient to make its lower boundary interact with the fire plume. In...

Person: Tamanini
Year: 1980
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

Over the past decade, concern over potential global warming has focused attention on the emission of greenhouse gases into the atmosphere, and there is an active debate concerning the desirability of reducing emissions. At the heart of this debate is...

Person: Holtz-Eakin, Selden
Year: 1992
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

The larvae of jewel beetles of the genus Melanophila (Buprestidae) can develop only in the wood of trees freshly killed by fire. To arrange this, the beetles need to approach forest fires from as far as 50 kilometers away. They are the only buprestid...

Person: Schutz, Weissbecker, Hummel, Apel, Schmitz, Bleckman
Year: 1999
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES