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The South Carolina Smoke Management Guidelines provide for minimizing the impact of smoke from vegetative debris burning operations for forestry, agriculture, and wildlife purposes. To do this, the Guidelines define smoke sensitive areas, amounts of...

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Year: 2006
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

The impact of major gaseous and particulate pollutants emitted by the wildfire of October 2003 on ambient air quality and health of San Diego residents before, during, and after the fire are analyzed using data available from the San Diego County Air...

Person: Viswanathan, Eria, Diunugala, Johnson, McClean
Year: 2006
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

The wildfires that occurred in central Florida in 1998 are discussed. These fires were largely the result of lightning, although some were set by arsonists. Throughout June and early July, these wildfires torched vast areas of Florida, causing as much...

Person: Minshew, Towle
Year: 1999
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

Fire is an important component of most Australian terrestrial ecosystems and exerts a major influence on plant recruitment in these systems. Seeds of species from Australian heath, woodland and grassland systems have a diverse response to fire-related...

Person: Tierney
Year: 2006
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

This study is centred on Quercus robur, Q. pyrenaica and Q. ilex that have a distribution area covering all Europe. Fire is a frequent ecological factor in many ecosystems, especially in those with Mediterranean climates. Our working hypothesis is that...

Person: Reyes, Casal
Year: 2006
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

This paper describes the effects of temperature and simple or multiple dormancy-breaking treatments (potassium nitrate, surgical treatment, gibberellic acid (GA3), after-ripening at 45°C and nitrogen dioxide gas) on germination of five endemic and...

Person: Cochrane, Probert
Year: 2006
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

The chemical composition and size of individual particles derived from combustion products of several species found in Southern California were obtained using aerosol time-of-flight mass spectrometry. The major inorganic species observed in >90% of...

Person: Silva, Liu, Noble, Prather
Year: 1999
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

Austrostipa compressa, a native ephemeral of southwest Western Australia was stimulated to germinate under a range of temperatures, in the presence of light, and exposure to smoke-water. This combination of environmental cues results in winter-maximum...

Person: Smith, Bell, Loneragan
Year: 1999
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

Fire has been shown to stimulate seed germination in a number of fire-prone ecosystems, mainly in Mediterranean type shrublands and, though not exclusively, in hardseeded species. Stimulation by heat, or by chemical constituents of charred wood and...

Person: Overbeck, Muller, Pillar, Pfadenhauer
Year: 2006
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

CO2 efflux from tropical peat swamp substrates was measured under three different land uses (selectively logged forest, recently burned and cleared forest, and agriculture) in Jambi Province, eastern Sumatra over a six-month period that incorporated...

Person: Ali, Taylor, Inubushi
Year: 2006
Type: Document
Source: TTRS