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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

From the summary ... 'The basic routes leading to product formation in fires are identified and involve the thermal and thermal oxidative decomposition of the polymeric material. These products are released into the relatively mobile atmosphere of...

Person: Woolley, Fardell
Year: 1977
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

From the text: 'My prediction is that it will be necessary, for smoke management purposes, to go to complete regulation by State Forestry Agencies of all prescribed burning in order to save this critical forestry practice in the near future. I can...

Person: Winkworth
Year: 1977
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

From the text: 'And, finally, I foresee a balanced fire management program. We do not want to lose our perspective. Aggressive fire control has not lost its importance. Fire readiness is a must. We will continue to have numerous fires in the...

Person: Resler
Year: 1977
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

From the text: 'To summarize we must put more emphasis on prescribed burning; must insure accountability; step up training in techniques and smoke management; make sure there's fire management direction in land use plans and look for new...

Person: Gould
Year: 1977
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

'The control aspects of fire management from the hand raked fireline to the maintained firebreak can produce form, line, color & texture contrasts. Just as these contrasts can produce undesirable results, they can be used productively. It...

Person: Orr
Year: 1977
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

From the text: 'Although management objectives differ among the Teton Wilderness, DESCON areas, and Everglades National Park, there are unifying concepte, or principles: 1. Land Management objectives set the stage regarding subsequent fire...

Person: Mutch
Year: 1977
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

From the Conclusion: 'The fire management program at Everglades National Park should continue to expand. With the recent development of a fire ecology research capability at the park, evaluation of the effects of the fire management program and...

Person: Bancroft
Year: 1977
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

From the text: 'After working in both air quality management and fuel management for the past two years, I am convinced that the two programs are compatible. We, as fire managers, should look upon air quality objectives and standards in the same...

Person: McCleese
Year: 1977
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

From Summary and Conclusions: '1. There are several different types of forest fires, each with distinct sets of emission characteristics. Emission factors for combustion products vary widely with fire behavior and fuel conditions. Whenever...

Person: McMahon
Year: 1977
Type: Document
Source: TTRS