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Smoke exposure measurements among firefighters during prescribed burns in the Pacific Northwest between 1991 and 1994 showed that a small but significant percentage of workers experienced exposure to carbon monoxide and respiratory irritant that...

Person: Reinhardt, Ottmar, Hanneman
Year: 2000
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

Prescribed fire was tested as a potential tool for site preparation and for reducing fire hazard after clearcut logging in dark coniferous forests in Siberia. Experimental burns were conducted on 8 sites to evaluate the practicality of fire use and...

Person: Conard, Valendik, Kisilyakhov, Ivanova, Perevoznikova, Verkhovets
Year: 2000
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

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 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

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

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

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

A mesoscale data assimilation and prediction model has been applied over the Greater Sydney region to an air pollution episode resulting from fire hazard reduction burns during the period 12 to 14 April, 1997. The main objective of the study was,...

Person: Neuenschwander, Ryan, Gollberg, Speer, Leslie, Bunker
Year: 2000
Type: Document
Source: TTRS