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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

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

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

A method of composing vegetation fuel maps (VF maps) at medium scale is explained along with the purpose of such maps. A vegetation fuel VF map for the Lake Baikal basin has been created as an example of using this method. © University of Idaho 2000....

Person: Neuenschwander, Ryan, Gollberg, Volokitina, Stone, Schlesinger, Sofronov
Year: 2000
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

After the extended fire and smoke-haze episode of 1997-98 in South East Asia and other regions of the world a series of international activities were initiated to address national and international problems arising from fire and smoke pollution. Most...

Person: Neuenschwander, Ryan, Gollberg, Oertel, Haschberger, Tank, Schreier, Schimpf, Zhukov, Briess, Roser, Lorenz, Skrbek, Goldammer, Tobehn, Ginati, Christmann
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

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

Smoke may present the most intractable barrier of all to implementing more enlightened fire management. The benefits of a prescribed fire program can only be realized if the public and regulatory agencies agree that the air quality impacts are...

Person: Neuenschwander, Ryan, Gollberg, Yokelson, Goode, Ward, Baker, Susott, Hao
Year: 2000
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

A GIS-based method has been developed for mapping weather-dependent fire danger index under the Mission to Planet Earth Program. This method uses information provided by AVHRR and TOVS instruments installed in NOAA satellites. The radiometric NOAA fire...

Person: Neuenschwander, Ryan, Gollberg, Sukhinin, Cahoon, Stocks
Year: 2000
Type: Document
Source: TTRS