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Over the past decade, concern over potential global warming has focused attention on the emission of greenhouse gases into the atmosphere, and there is an active debate concerning the desirability of reducing emissions. At the heart of this debate is...

Person: Holtz-Eakin, Selden
Year: 1992
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

A recently developed technique of using satellite UV radiance measurements to detect absorbing tropospheric aerosols is found to be effective over snow/ice surfaces. This method takes advantage of the wavelength dependent reduction in the backscattered...

Person: Hsu, Herman, Gleason, Torres, Seftor
Year: 1999
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

From introduction: The Frostfire Burning Experiment was done in the boreal forest of interior Alaska during July 8 to 15, 1999 (Hayasaka and Shinohara, 1999). The experiment was scheduled in the site for investigating the impacts of forest fire on the...

Person: Hatsushika, Kim, Yamazaki
Year: 1999
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

The larvae of jewel beetles of the genus Melanophila (Buprestidae) can develop only in the wood of trees freshly killed by fire. To arrange this, the beetles need to approach forest fires from as far as 50 kilometers away. They are the only buprestid...

Person: Schutz, Weissbecker, Hummel, Apel, Schmitz, Bleckman
Year: 1999
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

This study reports on the use of the process-based ecosystem model CENTURY 4.0 to investigate the patterns of net primary productivity (NPP) along a transect across the boreal forests of central Canada and the influence of climate change, CO2...

Person: Peng, Apps
Year: 1999
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES, TTRS

The overall effects of fire on ecosystems are complex, ranging from the reduction or elimination of aboveground biomass to impacts on belowground physical, chemical and microbial mediated processes. Since a key component of overall ecosystem...

Person: Neary, Klopatek, DeBano, Ffolliott
Year: 1999
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES, TTRS

Fire is the dominant stand-replacing agent in the Canadian boreal forest (including Jack pine, Pinus banksiana, and black spruce, Picea mariana), but few quantitative measurements are available on the micrometeorological effects of fire. Airborne flux...

Person: Amiro, MacPherson, Desjardins
Year: 1999
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES, TTRS

Denali National Park has been described as having the best air quality measured in the Interagency Monitoring of Protected Visual Environments (IMPROVE). But even this relatively clean site is not entirely free of pollutants caused by human activities...

Person: Anderson, Cahill, Blakesley
Year: 1999
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

The Vegetation Dynamics Development Tool (VDDT) is a vegetation simulation model developed to examine the impacts of a variety of landscape scale disturbances on vegetation succession and development. It assumes that the ecosystem exists in a discrete...

Person: Gollberg, Arbaugh, Schilling, Merzenich, van Wagtendonk
Year: 1999
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES, TTRS

CONSUME [1.0] is a user-friendly computer program designed for resource managers with some working knowledge of IBM-PC applications. The software predicts the amount of fuel consumption on logged units based on weather data, the amount and fuel...

Person: Eberhardt, Ottmar, Hall, Burns, Hanson
Year: 1992
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES