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Low intensity forest and grassland fires create airborne particulates and charcoal which act as environmental cleansing agents. The morphological integrity of plant material which remains after burning creates a natural filter with varied porosity.

Person: Komarek, Komarek, Carlysle
Year: 1973
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

From the text ... 'The future role of prescribed fire in management of park and wilderness lands is not as clear to me as the role of natural fire. Its value, at least in certain instances, has been clearly demonstrated. As a tool, even in these...

Person: McLaughlin
Year: 1973
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

From the text ... 'The ponderosa pine-grassland is characterized by the occurrence and distribution of ponderosa pine, Pinus ponderosa. It is widely spread covering some 36 million acres from the Fraser River Basin in British Columbia to Durango,...

Person: Biswell
Year: 1973
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

From the text ... '[A]ttempts to suppress all natural and man caused fires in the sequoia-mixed conifer forest during the past half century or more have resulted in the accumulation of extreme quantitites of dead and living fuels. This buildup has...

Person: Kilgore
Year: 1973
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

From the Summary ... 'Control burning activities within Everglades National Park have expanded notably within the last year and a half. Prior to that time such activities were confined strictly to the pinelands habitat of the Park. The control...

Person: Klukas
Year: 1973
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