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From the text: 'Since the program began actual field operations in October, 1981, almost a million acres have been brought under vegetation management plans. About 160,000 acres have been burned to date, despite two of the wettest winters and...

Person: Mutch, Kendrick
Year: 1984
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

The magnitude of prescribed fire use has greatly increased in the past 10 years. With this expanded use of fire came a need for aerial ignition devices and techniques. This paper reports the preliminary findings of a nationwide survey of active aerial...

Person: Mutch, Wakimoto
Year: 1984
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

From the Conclusions ... 'The coordination of the helitorch operations, such as support services, unit ignition procedures, and timing, is of a critical nature. It is imperative that a smooth flow of effort be immediately established and...

Person: Mutch, Hunter
Year: 1984
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

Industrial hygiene measurement of exposures to wildland fire fighters was conducted in northern California during three consecutive fire seasons (1986-1989) in conjunction with three separate health effects studies. Chemicals that were monitored...

Person: Materna, Jones, Sutton, Rothman, Harrison
Year: 1992
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

The current study was undertaken to evaluate the effect of smoke on forced expiratory volumes and airway responsiveness in wildland fire fighters during a season of active fire fighting. Sixty-three seasonal and full-time wildland fire fighters from...

Person: Liu, Tager, Balmes, Harrison
Year: 1992
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES