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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

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

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

From the Summary: The ultimate objective of the Division of Forestry*s new GIS-Based Fire Management systems is to provide quality service to the public and to minimize the harmful effects of smoke from open-burning, as well as minimize the loss of...

Person: Neuenschwander, Ryan, Gollberg, Goodrick, Brenner
Year: 2000
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

From the text...'Global change, the combined effect of human activity on atmospheric and landscape processes (Vitousek 1994), affects all aspects of fire management. Scientists have documented changes in the global carbon cycle due to increases in...

Person: Brown, Smith, Ryan
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