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From the text...'The worst fire season in Mexican history was in 1998. Drought conditions precipitated by a strong El Niño led to unusual fire activity, including crown fires, fire whirls, and rapid spread rates. A total of 14,302 fires burned 2,...

Person: Rodríguez-Trejo
Year: 1999
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

From the text...'In this and the following section (2.2 - The Smoke Management Imperative), we outline both ecological and societal aspects of wildland and prescribed fire. We review the historical role and extent of fire and the effects of...

Person: Hardy, Ottmar, Peterson, Core, Seamon, Hardy, Hermann, Mutch
Year: 2001
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

From the text...'Advanced smoke management programs evaluate individual and multiple burns; coordinate all prescribed fire activities in an area; consider cross-boundary (landscape) impacts; and weigh decisions about fires against possible health...

Person: Hardy, Ottmar, Peterson, Core, Seamon, Hardy, Hermann, Core
Year: 2001
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

From the Introduction...'A land manager*s decision to use a specific burning technique is influenced by many considerations, only one of which is a goal to reduce smoke emissions. Other important considerations include ensuring public and...

Person: Hardy, Ottmar, Peterson, Core, Seamon, Ottmar, Peterson, Leenhouts, Core
Year: 2001
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will implement new regulations for the management of atmospheric particulate matter 2.5 Fm and less in diameter (PM2.5), tropospheric ozone, and regional haze in the next few years. These three...

Person: Riebau, Fox
Year: 2001
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

From the text ... 'The Smoke Management Team at the USDA Forest Service's Southern Research Station in Athens, GA, developed a smoke movement and dispersion model that departs from proven techniques, such as Gaussian plume models like VSMOKE...

Person: Achtemeier
Year: 2001
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

From the text ... 'In the summer of 1994, Colorado suffered its worst drought in decades. Severe fire weather was certain to come. On July 2, a major storm hit the State with dry lightning strikes, igniting thousands of wildland fires. Suddenly,...

Person: Butler, Bartlette, Bradshaw, Cohen, Andrews, Putnam, Mangan, Brown
Year: 2001
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