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During early July 2002, wildfires burned ∼1 × 106 ha of forest in Quebec, Canada. The resultant smoke plume was seen in satellite images blanketing the U.S. east coast. Concurrently, extremely high CO mixing ratios were observed at the Atmospheric...

Person: DeBell, Talbot, Dibb, Munger, Fischer, Frolking
Year: 2004
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

This study evaluates the effects of alternative fuels treatment options on wildfire acres, smoke emissions, and landscape composition, on the Kenai Peninsula, Alaska.  It is part of the Pacific Southwest Research Station's 'Risk-Based Comparison of...

Person: Schreuder, Schaaf, Wiitala, Weise
Year: 2004
Type: Media
Source: FRAMES

The host selection process of most phytophagous insects can be described as a sequence of behaviors leading from landscape-scale habitat location to host-plant scale, microsite selection. For the whitespotted sawyer, Monochamus scutellatus (Say), a...

Person: Saint-Germain, Drapeau, Hébert
Year: 2004
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

Many external effects of land use change are based on modifications of lateral flows of soil, water, air, fire or organisms. Lateral flows can be intercepted by filters and thus the severity and spatial range of external effects of land use change is...

Person: van Noordwijk, Poulsen, Ericksen
Year: 2004
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

The objective of this study is to investigate the cost of the use of fire in the Amazon. Burnings are commonplace in the Amazon production process and contribute towards the region's agricultural expansion. Fire is used by farmers in the land...

Person: de Mendonça, Diaz, Nepstad, da Motta, Alencar, Gomes, Ortiz
Year: 2004
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

Continuous and semi-continuous measurements of organic carbon (OC), elemental carbon (EC) and PM2.5 were performed during the summer of 2002 in Rochester, NY and Philadelphia, PA. During the study period in Philadelphia, high concentrations of...

Person: Jeong, Hopke, Kim, Lee
Year: 2004
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