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This paper describes the importance of the use of climate information in the decision-making process for fuels treatments. It is argued that historical climate data and climate forecasts are useful tools for fuels treatment scheduling, in addition to...

Person: Neuenschwander, Ryan, Gollberg, Brown, Betancourt
Year: 2000
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

The revision of FOFEM, a national fire effects model, is described. FOFEM 5.0 will incorporate the predictions of fuel consumption, tree mortality and smoke production along with the addition of soil heating and an updated user interface. The revised...

Person: Neuenschwander, Ryan, Gollberg, Reinhardt, Mincemoyer, Keane
Year: 2000
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

Uncontrolled forest fires are a growing problem in the Amazon. Accidental fires burn thousands of square kilometers of forest each year in the Brazilian Amazon. These previously burned tropical forests are highly susceptible to recurrent fires which...

Person: Neuenschwander, Ryan, Gollberg, Cochrane
Year: 2000
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

Fuels maps are a fundamental part of fire management activities such as prescribed fire planning, suppression strategies, smoke management, and fire effects. The constraints imposed by fiscal and human resources make it desirable to have a method that...

Person: Neuenschwander, Ryan, Gollberg, Ohlen, Despain, Burgan
Year: 2000
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

The workshop began with the workshop facilitator, Neil Sampson, summarizing 17 invited papers presented on the opening day of the conference. These papers provided a state-of-the-science overview of pre-selected topics including Overview (3 papers),...

Person: Neuenschwander, Ryan, Gollberg, Sampson, Gollberg
Year: 2000
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory and Los Alamos National Laboratory have developed an initiative for a National Wildfire Prediction Program. The program will provide guidance for fire managers throughout the country, assisting them to efficiently...

Person: Neuenschwander, Ryan, Gollberg, Bradley, Schomer, Sumikawa, Walker, Younker, Bossert, Hanson, Linn, Reisner
Year: 2000
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

Needs for analytical tools, the roles existing tools play, the processes they represent, and how they might interact are elements of key findings generated during a workshop held in Seattle February 17-18, 1999. The workshop was attended by 26 Joint...

Person: Neuenschwander, Ryan, Gollberg, Crookston, Kurz, Beukema, Reinhardt
Year: 2000
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

Following a survey of forest homeowners in rural Michigan to assess the value of reducing the risk of damage from wildfires at the wildland-urban interface, focus-group discussions were conducted with a subset of survey participants to learn about...

Person: Winter, Fried
Year: 2000
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

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Person: Gorte
Year: 2000
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

From the text ... 'Removing American Indians from the land effectively ended wildland burning practices that had lasted for millennia. ...The Forest Service and Bureau of Land Management together administer several hundred million acres of...

Person: Williams
Year: 2000
Type: Document
Source: TTRS