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Occurrence of catastrophic wildfires in the last few decades in different parts of the world has raised awareness of devastating local and regional effects and the potential impact across international borders. A steady increase of wildfire risk has...

Person: Alvarado, Sandberg
Year: 2000
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

A new experimental smoke and dispersion forecast program was developed and implemented for the summer 2000 fire season in Idaho and Montana. This program was based on the prescribed fire Smoke Management Program (SMP) currently operating through the...

Person: Levinson, Acheson
Year: 2000
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

The Vegetation Dynamics Development Tool (VDDT) is a general strategic tradeoff model useful for rapid assessment of landscape scale management and disturbance alternatives. In this study, shrub lands composed primarily of chaparral plant species and...

Person: Arbaugh, Schilling, Merzenich, Beukema, Weise
Year: 2000
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

A description of a proposed multi-component smoke forecasting system is presented. This system is an extension of that currently used for smoke management in Victoria (Australia) by Natural Resources and Environment (NRE) in collaboration with the...

Person: Tolhurst, Valianatos, Physick, Billing, Morgan, Siems, Williams, Tapper
Year: 2000
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

Wildland fire has been an integral part of the conterminous United States' ecological landscape for millennia. Today wildland fire has to compete with other socially desirable goals for a share of a limited air resource. New ozone, particulate,...

Person: Leenhouts
Year: 2000
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

The wildland fire emissions estimation system is a geographic information system to calculate smoke released from forest fires. It is a method for producing coherent, consistent, spatially and temporally resolved GIS based emission estimates for...

Person: Gong
Year: 2000
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

We characterized the historical, current, and future wildland fire smoke emissions on National Forests and Grasslands of the western United States. This information provided a basis for summary interpretations included in the U.S. Forest Service report...

Person: Hirami, Hann
Year: 2000
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

Forest fuel loads are unnaturally high in the Sierra Nevada. The US Forest Service is currently preparing a prescribed fire program to reduce fuels in the region. Modeling, both short-term and long-term, direct and cumulative impacts to rural...

Person: Weigand, Ahuja, Linsey
Year: 2000
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

The US Forest Service, Missoula Technology and Development Center (MTDC) evaluated several commercially available, optical, real-time, particulate monitors to provide forest managers, fire and air quality specialists information for use of these...

Person: Trent, Thistle, Fisher, Ahuja
Year: 2000
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

This presentation will summarize what is known about smoke exposures, who is likely to be affected, and what actions should be taken to advise and/or protect these people. It will contain a review of current research studies and briefly reflect on the...

Person: Westerdahl
Year: 2000
Type: Document
Source: TTRS