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A fire growth model, FARSITE (Fire ARea SImulator) is under development for simulating the spread and behavior of prescribed natural fires. The models uses a technique for wave propagation to expand surface fire fronts in 2 dimensions. Points defining...

Person: Finney
Year: 1993
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

From the text...'Big gaps still exist in the understanding of fire ecology, especially the seasonal aspects. Fire can have profoundly different effects on soil, plants and animals depending on when it occurs. Oftentimes the most ecological gain...

Person: Ackerman
Year: 1993
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

From the text...'The new Mississippi statute on prescribed burning activities is welcome by the forestry community. The act recognizes prescribed burning as an important property right and land management tool that greatly benefits society, the...

Person: Eshee
Year: 1993
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

This guide provides direction for planning and managing smoke from prescribed fires to achieve air quality requirements through improved smoke management practices. The Guide applies to all prescribed fires, those started by managers or by nature...

Person: Patten
Year: 1992
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

From the text...'The purpose of this document is to provide technical information on prescribed burning. It does so in two ways. One, it provides background information useful in determining reasonably available control measures (RACM) and best...

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Year: 1992
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

To demonstrate the usefulness of active remote-sensing systems in observing forest fire behavior, we studied two fires, one using a 3.2-cm-wavelength Doppler radar, and one more extensively, using Doppler lidar. both instrumentS observed the kinematics...

Person: Banta, Olivier, Holloway, Kropfli, Bartram, Cupp, Post
Year: 1992
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

'With reference to 'Holiday Highlands Prescribed Burn' (by Peggy Lantz, FN Winter '92), I fail to understand what was accomplished. Why do we need to 'open up the canopy' by removing trees that are already established and...

Person: Wernicke
Year: 1993
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

An average of 350 fire weather special Forecast Requests are prepared each year by the fire weather forecasters in the National Weather Service Forecast Office (WSFO) in Denver. Up to 650 of these spot forecasts may be prepared during a severe fire...

Person: Cuoco
Year: 1993
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

Mechanized full-tree logging is the preferred harvesting system in Northeastern Ontario. These operations typically involve roadside delimbing, producing large quantities of slash at roadsides and landings. Slash pile burning involves gathering the...

Person: Luke, Scarlett, Archibald
Year: 1993
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

Traditionally, in the Southwest, ponderosa pine (Pinus ponderosa) red slash has not been treated with fire to meet resource objectives until all slash has fully cured, usually a 2-to-4-year wait. Waiting for slash to cure is still the widespread...

Person: Orozco, Carrillo
Year: 1993
Type: Document
Source: TTRS