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A field study on grass field burning was conducted in the Willamette Valley of Oregon during the summer of 1965. Approximately 230,000 acres of grass field are burned in the valley during August and September. Serious air pollution problems result from...

Person: Merland, Boubel
Year: 1966
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

A devestating conflagration occurred in the scenic hills above the cities of Oakland and Berkeley, California, on October 20, 1991. burning embers carried by high winds from the perimeter of a small but growing duff fire ignited overgrown vegetation...

Person: Teague
Year: 1992
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

This guide provides direction for planning and managing smoke from prescribed fires to achieve air quality requirements through improved smoke management practices. The Guide applies to all prescribed fires, those started by managers or by nature...

Person: Patten
Year: 1992
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

From the text...'As part of a general forest-fire-research program in recent years, considerable inquiry has been made into the visibility of smoke from forest fires in an attempt to answer the questions: How far can a lookout see a smoke? What...

Person: Bruce
Year: 1941
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

From the text...'The purpose of this document is to provide technical information on prescribed burning. It does so in two ways. One, it provides background information useful in determining reasonably available control measures (RACM) and best...

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Year: 1992
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

Forest fires have been photographed from the air with infra-red film, and observations wiht an infra-red image converter have been used to map wild fires through heavy smoke. © Institute of Foresters of Australia. Abstract reproduced by permission.

Person: Packham
Year: 1966
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

To demonstrate the usefulness of active remote-sensing systems in observing forest fire behavior, we studied two fires, one using a 3.2-cm-wavelength Doppler radar, and one more extensively, using Doppler lidar. both instrumentS observed the kinematics...

Person: Banta, Olivier, Holloway, Kropfli, Bartram, Cupp, Post
Year: 1992
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

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Person: Cahoon, Stocks, Levine, Cofer, O'Neill
Year: 1992
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

Occupational safety and health concerns have been raised in a number of southern states by workers conducting prescribed burns on forest lands treated with herbicides. Modeling assessments coupled with laboratory experiments have shown that the risk of...

Person: McMahon, Bush
Year: 1992
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

From the text...'Prescribed Burning Act of 1990 ... A blue-ribbon committee translated these prescribed burning concerns into proposed legislation that was introduced into the 1990 legislative session. Representative Frances L. "Chance”...

Person: Brenner, Wade
Year: 1992
Type: Document
Source: TTRS