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From the text... 'To understand and predict wildland fire behavior, it is necessary to enlarge analogies drawn from confined fires and to create models for the components of the fire environment, such as fuels and weather, and for the mechanics of...

Person: Pyne, Pyne
Year: 1982
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

From the text... 'It is often assumed that the American Indian was incapable of greatly modifying his environment and that he would not have been much interested in doing so if he did have the capabilities. In fact, he possessed both the tool and...

Person: Pyne, Pyne
Year: 1982
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

From the text... 'But with the advent of fire protection in the South, game birds decreased much as pasturage had and as grouse populations had in Britain. The vegetative ensemble that sustained maximum populations gave way to roughage and woods....

Person: Pyne, Pyne
Year: 1982
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

From the text... 'The outcome of the Southern Forestry Education Campaign was much less devisive. To begin with, its subject was not the internal distribution of agency funds but the promotion of fire protection as a concept. Nor was it concerned...

Person: Pyne, Pyne
Year: 1982
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

From the text... 'Peat continues to be a common source of fuel for man. Fossil remains in coal suggest that grassy rather than woody vegetation is typical of coal-forming sites, and such an association would also favor the fine lamination...

Person: Pyne, Pyne
Year: 1982
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