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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

From the text...'In most cases, the role of the public information officer, the Wildfire Mitigation Specialist, is to make the first contact with homeowner associations and individuals describing the positive benefits of the wildfire mitigation...

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

Occurrence of catastrophic wildfires in the last few decades in different parts of the world has raised awareness of devastating local and regional effects and the potential impact across international borders. A steady increase of wildfire risk has...

Person: Alvarado, Sandberg
Year: 2000
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

The results of a survey concerning National Forest System prescribed burning activity and costs from 1985 to 1995 are examined. Ninety-five of one hundred and fourteen national forests responded. Acreage burned and costs for conducting burns are...

Person: Cleaves, Martinez, Haines
Year: 2000
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

This guide provides direction for planning and managing smoke from prescribed fires to achieve air quality requirements through improved smoke management practices. The Guide applies to all prescribed fires, those started by managers or by nature...

Person: Patten
Year: 1992
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

Understanding terrestrial carbon metabolism is critical because terrestrial ecosystems play a major role in the global carbon cycle. Furthermore, humans have severely disrupted the carbon cycle in ways that will alter the climate system and directly...

Person: Canadell, Mooney, Baldocchi, Berry, Ehleringer, Field, Gower, Hollinger, Hunt, Jackson, Running, Shaver, Steffen, Trumbore, Valentini, Bond
Year: 2000
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

From the text...'The purpose of this document is to provide technical information on prescribed burning. It does so in two ways. One, it provides background information useful in determining reasonably available control measures (RACM) and best...

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Year: 1992
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

From the text...'Prescribed Burning Act of 1990 ... A blue-ribbon committee translated these prescribed burning concerns into proposed legislation that was introduced into the 1990 legislative session. Representative Frances L. "Chance”...

Person: Brenner, Wade
Year: 1992
Type: Document
Source: TTRS