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The Minimum Acceptable Visibility (MAV) table was originally provided by the California Highway Patrol in response to an inquiry  relative to acceptable highway visibility reduction caused by smoke. The table was included in chapter two of the 1991...

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Year: 1991
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

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Person: Miner, Burns
Year: 1991
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

The character of most forest ecosystems in the southern U.S. has been shaped by fire. Indians and early settlers burned the woods for many purposes. After a period of trying to exclude fire, foresters recognized its value as an ecological force and its...

Person: Duryea, Dougherty, Van Lear, Waldrop
Year: 1991
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

Lightning causes one third of the 9000 wildfires that occur in Canada. Annually, these lightning-caused fires account for 90% of the area burned and cost Canadians at least 150 million dollars in suppression costs and values destroyed. Unlike the fires...

Person: Kourtz, Todd
Year: 1991
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

Biomass burning is a major source of emissions to the atmosphere. Some of these emissions may change global climate. This paper uses combustion efficiency as an independent variable for predicting emission factors for, among others, carbon monoxide,...

Person: Ward, Hardy
Year: 1991
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

Many potent air toxins are in the smoke of burning forest and range biomass. Firefighters are exposed to the smoke of both wildfire and prescribed fire. A comprehensive assessment of these exposures is not yet possible due to insufficient data....

Person: Reinhardt
Year: 1991
Type: Document
Source: TTRS