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A pair of three-day workshops were held in 2008 and 2009, designed for fire managers responsible for communicating and negotiating with state and local air quality regulators. The workshops were organized by the NWCG Smoke Committee, coordinated by the...

Person: Smith, Hyde
Year: 2009
Type: Project
Source: FRAMES

Accurate estimates of wildland fire perimeters and areas are essential for planning wildfire response, monitoring prescribed fire, estimating pollution emissions, and for other natural resource applications. Remote sensing can provide a low-cost and...

Person: Robertson, Galley, Masters, Picotte, Robertson
Year: 2009
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

To secure the long-term use of prescribed fire as a land management tool, The Nature Conservancy's Lake Wales Ridge Program has developed the Critical Smoke Dispersal Area (CSDA) GIS data layer for conservation sites associated with the Lake Wales...

Person: Robertson, Galley, Masters, Pace-Aldana
Year: 2009
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

From the text ... 'But first, before going into the future, I want to talk a little bit about the present and the past and in Florida. Over the last 10 years, Florida has burned, on average, about two million acres a year. That includes...

Person: Robertson, Galley, Masters, Karels
Year: 2009
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

Particulate matter (PM) emitted from biomass burning and wildfire has been an air quality concern in affected areas such as dense population centers. Because of regulatory requirements, airborne particles smaller than 2.5 µm (PM2.5) are of special...

Person: Robertson, Galley, Masters, Hsieh, Bugna
Year: 2009
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

From the text ... 'Because fire was such an important historic disturbance and is a large component in understanding regional differences in emissions, it is analogous to an elephant in the closet. One can think of fire frequency as the elephant....

Person: Robertson, Galley, Masters, Guyette, Stambaugh
Year: 2009
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

From the text ... 'So what is the number one reason that we're burning? What is the number one reason we treat fuels? Well, of course it's to protect the public from extremely high concentration of fine particulates associated with...

Person: Robertson, Galley, Masters, Haddow
Year: 2009
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

From the text ... 'But we have a lot of other things going on right now that are adding to our momentum. We have certification for fire practitioners that's improving our on-the-ground execution of fire. We have government support in the form...

Person: Robertson, Galley, Masters, Dozier
Year: 2009
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

The failure to implement historic fire regimes on Oklahoma landscapes is threatening ecological integrity, human health, and public safety. To understand public attitudes and perceptions toward fire and the associated encroachment of eastern redcedar (...

Person: Robertson, Galley, Masters, Elmore, Bidwell, Weir
Year: 2009
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

From the text ... 'Smoke from wild and prescribed fire has been an increasing concern in public health and safety over the last few decades. The Georgia Forestry Commission (GFC) encourages safe use of fire on firest lands in Georgia and provides...

Person: Paul, Dozier, Chan
Year: 2009
Type: Document
Source: TTRS