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Wildland fires produce smoke that contributes to reduced visibility over roadways with potentially tragic consequences. Land managers need to reduce this potential hazard. Two indices are described that correlate with conditions associated with roadway...

Person: Lavdas
Year: 1996
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

Biomass characterization and fire behavior documentation were carried out on two large (>2000 ha) experimental fires conducted in arid savanna fuels in Kruger National Park in September 1992. Prefire fuel loads, fuel consumption, spread rates, flame...

Person: Stocks, van Wilgen, Trollope, McRae, Mason, Weirich, Potgieter
Year: 1996
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

Smoke exposure measurements among firefighters at wildfires in the Western United States between 1992 and 1995 showed that although most exposures were not significant, between 3 and 5 percent of the shift-average exposures exceeded occupational...

Person: Reinhardt, Ottmar
Year: 2000
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

Smoke exposure measurements among firefighters during prescribed burns in the Pacific Northwest between 1991 and 1994 showed that a small but significant percentage of workers experienced exposure to carbon monoxide and respiratory irritant that...

Person: Reinhardt, Ottmar, Hanneman
Year: 2000
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

From the text (p.117) ... 'In awe and supplication Mescalero Apache dancers honor flames on their New Mexico reservation. 'Fire is sacred to us,' says one Apache leader. 'It provides warmth, food, protection.' Most Americans,...

Person: Parfit
Year: 1996
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

Prescribed fire was tested as a potential tool for site preparation and for reducing fire hazard after clearcut logging in dark coniferous forests in Siberia. Experimental burns were conducted on 8 sites to evaluate the practicality of fire use and...

Person: Conard, Valendik, Kisilyakhov, Ivanova, Perevoznikova, Verkhovets
Year: 2000
Type: Document
Source: TTRS