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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 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 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

To demonstrate the usefulness of active remote-sensing systems in observing forest fire behavior, we studied two fires, one using a 3.2-cm-wavelength Doppler radar, and one more extensively, using Doppler lidar. both instrumentS observed the kinematics...

Person: Banta, Olivier, Holloway, Kropfli, Bartram, Cupp, Post
Year: 1992
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

From the text...'Prescribed Burning Act of 1990 ... A blue-ribbon committee translated these prescribed burning concerns into proposed legislation that was introduced into the 1990 legislative session. Representative Frances L. "Chance”...

Person: Brenner, Wade
Year: 1992
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

Airborne studies of smoke from the Kuwait oil fires were carried out in the spring of 1991 when 4.6 million barrels of oil were burning per day. Emissions of sulfur dioxide were 57% of that from electric utilities in the United States; emissions of...

Person: Hobbs, Radke
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

Current research on the effects of slash burning on air quality is concerned with the reduction or dispersal of gaseous emissions and particulates. Guidelines for accomplishing these goals are being developed. The use of other disposal methods is also...

Person: Murphy, Fritschen, Cramer
Year: 1969
Type: Document
Source: TTRS