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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

In this report I present the data about the chemical composition of the aerosols produced by the forest fires in Siberia. © University of Idaho 2000. Abstract reproduced by permission.

Person: Neuenschwander, Ryan, Gollberg, Koutsenogii, Makarov, Kovalskaya, Smirnova, Smolyakov, Pavlyuk
Year: 2000
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

Current space-borne sensor systems can be used to generate products of fire susceptibility using time-series of vegetation state, the occurrence and rough location of active fires using middle and thermal infrared sensors and smoke and area burned...

Person: Neuenschwander, Ryan, Gollberg, Oertel, Zhukov, Briess, Lorenz, Skrbek, Tobehn, Ginati, Christmann
Year: 2000
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

A comprehensive investigation of Canadian boreal forest fires was conducted using NOAA-AVHRR imagery. Algorithms were developed to (1) detect active forest fires, (2) map burned areas on daily and annual basis, and (3) estimate fire emissions based on...

Person: Neuenschwander, Ryan, Gollberg, Li, Jin, Fraser
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

BLM/NIFC/RSFWSU will provide a sesion revealing some of the current and past remote sensing involvements within the wildfire area. State of the art electronic sensing methods and devices will be displayed. Several data telemetry options available will...

Person: Neuenschwander, Ryan, Gollberg, Watson
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

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

Land managers are increasingly implementing strategies that employ the use of fire in prescribed burns to sustain ecosystems and plan to sustain the rate of increase in its use over the next five years. In planning and executing expanded use of fire in...

Person: Neuenschwander, Ryan, Gollberg, Brown, Dunn, Lazaro, Policastro
Year: 2000
Type: Document
Source: TTRS