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National Weather Service (NWS) observations were compared to Florida Highway Patrol accident site visibility reports to produce a Low Visibility Occurrence Risk Index (LVORI). When LVORI is compared with NWS visibility observations, significant...

Person: Lavdas, Achtemeier
Year: 1995
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

Seasonal tropospheric distributions of ozone, carbon monoxide and aerosols and their relationship with sources over southern Africa are compared for two airborne sampling campaigns during southern hemisphere spring 1992 (SAFARI-92) and autumn 1994 (...

Person: Kirkman, Piketh, Andreae, Annegarn, Helas
Year: 2000
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

We assessed the impact of forest fire on the nesting success of the endemic Red-knobbed Hornbill Aceros cassidix in north Sulawesi, Indonesia. Pre- and post-fire breeding activity was monitored at 60 nest trees. Low rainfall and possible reductions in...

Person: Cahill, Walker
Year: 2000
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

The germination requirements of a broad spectrum of common species found in grassy woodlands and forests in the New England region of northern New South Wales were tested in a series of replicated growth-cabinet experiments. The effects of dark/diurnal...

Person: Clarke, Davison, Fulloon
Year: 2000
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

The role played by the seed coat in seed dormancy of Grevillea linearifolia (Cav.) Druce and G. wilsonii (A. Cunn.) was tested by a series of manipulations in which the seed coat was dissected and removed, dissected and returned to the decoated seed,...

Person: Morris, Tieu, Dixon
Year: 2000
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

From the Conclusions ... 'In conclusion, let me repeat that delivering fire information at the proper time and tailoring it to meet the needs of those affected is critical. Keep in mind that you are dealing with real people who have the same loves...

Person: Brown, Mutch, Weatherspoon, Wakimoto, Schmoyer-Weber
Year: 1995
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

To trully allow fires to play their natural role in wilderness ecosystems, it is sometimes necessary to have large fires of long duration. Large fires are ecologically significant events that drive many other ecosystem processes. However, these fires...

Person: Brown, Mutch, Weatherspoon, Wakimoto, van Wagtendonk
Year: 1995
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

From the Conclusions ... 'Recent amendments to the Clean Air Act have given more explicit attention to prescribed fire as a controllable source of air pollution. In the development and implementation of State and local air pollution control...

Person: Brown, Mutch, Weatherspoon, Wakimoto, Mitchell
Year: 1995
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

From the text ... 'Wilderness management is important to a large segment of the public. The 1988 fires showed that clearly. It is also clear that fire is an integral part of the wilderness. Educating the public, based on solid research, will be an...

Person: Brown, Mutch, Weatherspoon, Wakimoto, Neckels
Year: 1995
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

From the text ... 'A major problem that land management agencies must overcome is that air quality agency staff usually do not have an understanding for the needs and uses of prescribed fire. While air quality agency staff have excellent...

Person: Brown, Mutch, Weatherspoon, Wakimoto, Haddow
Year: 1995
Type: Document
Source: TTRS