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1 Areas burned annually in the United States between 1700 and 1990 were derived from published estimates of pre-European burning rates and from wildfire statistics of the US Forest Service. Changes in live and dead vegetation following fire and fire...

Person: Houghton, Hackler, Lawrence
Year: 2000
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

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Person: Bird, Veenendaal, Moyo, Lloyd, Frost
Year: 2000
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

The purpose of the fire phase of the Smoke Clouds and Radiation (SCAR) experiments is to develop a technique for the quantitative remote sensing of fires and fire emissions. The first of the three fire experiments occurred in 1994 in California and the...

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

Emissions of atmospheric pollutants from vegetation fires can greatly affect local and regional air quality. The near real-time information on the magnitude of fires, the amount of pollutants emitted, and their impact on air quality is critical to fire...

Person: Neuenschwander, Ryan, Gollberg, Ward, Queen, Seielstad, Hao
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

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

One of the main problems is the strategic and operative prediction of wildland fire risks in Siberia. It requires the elaboration of a geoinformation expert system to predict emergency situations causing large wildland fires. The process for developing...

Person: Neuenschwander, Ryan, Gollberg, Volokitina, Nozhenkova, Sofronov, Nazimova
Year: 2000
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

In 1988, nearly half a million hectares of forest burned in the Greater Yellowstone Area. Six years later, the burned areas were still visible in the dual-polarization radar images acquired by the Spaceborne Imaging Radar C (SIR-C) at both C- (5.6 cm...

Person: Neuenschwander, Ryan, Gollberg, Rigolot, Despain, Holecz
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