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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

Prescribed burning, an indispensable tool of forest management through-out much of the South, is accused of being an agent of air pollution. In some instances, a concerted effort is being made to restrict its use. Yet, no one has shown that air quality...

Person: Cooper
Year: 1969
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

From the summary ... ' In summary, the results of these large scale fire tests, conducted under marginal burning conditions, were negative; but, paradoxically, I find this very heartening, for we can now be much more confident in our predictions...

Person: Chandler
Year: 1969
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

From the text ... 'About 5 million tons of tree bark were produced in 1966 as 'waste' from the Pacific Northwest wood products industry, more than two-thirds of which (table 1) came from Oregon and Washington. If all this bark were to be...

Person: Bollen
Year: 1969
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

From the text ... 'Several papers on concentrated fire vortices were presented at the 1967 Mass Fire Research Symposium in Washington, and the resulting discussion of dynamical effects on large fires due to organized vorticity ranged from the...

Person: Morton
Year: 1969
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...'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 primary objective of prescribed burning on forest recreation areas in New Jersey is to reduce the probability of their destruction by wildfire. Investigation has shown that when uncontrolled fires enter treated areas they do...

Person: Cumming
Year: 1969
Type: Document
Source: TTRS