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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

Most ecosystems in North America evolved with the aid of periodic fires. Managers of natural areas, including prairies and wetlands, who seek to maintain ecologically diverse sites will at some point explore the use of fire in their management program...

Person: Stanton
Year: 1997
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

The mixture of particles, liquids, and gaseous compounds found in smoke from wildland fires is very complex. The potential for long-term adverse health effects is much greater because of this complex mixture. The particles are known to contain many...

Person: Sharkey, Ward
Year: 1997
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES