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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

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

Understanding the trade-off between short-term and long-term consequences of fire impacts on ecosystems is needed before a comprehensive fuels management program can be implemented nationally. We are comparing three vegetation models that may be used...

Person: Neuenschwander, Ryan, Gollberg, Weise, Kimberlin, Arbaugh, Chew, Jones, Merzenich, van Wagtendonk, Wiitala
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

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

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

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Person: Read, Bellairs, Mulligan, Lamb
Year: 2000
Type: Document
Source: TTRS