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From the text ... 'VSmoke can assist with your prescribed burn plan by providing important projections of downwind smoke concentrations.'

Person: Long, Matthews, Stratton
Year: 2011
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

From the text ... 'Fire managers must be aware of weather, fuel, and other situations that might lead to smoke dispersion problems.'

Person: Matthews, Carver
Year: 2011
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

In rural towns of southern Australia, smoke from biomass burning such as prescribed burning of forests, wildfires and stubble burning is often claimed to be the major source of air pollution. To investigate the validity of this claim, ambient...

Person: Reisen, Meyer, Mccaw, Powell, Tolhurst, Keywood, Gras
Year: 2011
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

Forest fires affect both carbon (C) and nitrogen (N) cycling in forest ecosystems, and thereby influence the soil-atmosphere exchange of major greenhouse gases (GHGs): carbon dioxide (CO2), methane (CH4), and nitrous oxide (N2O). To determine changes...

Person: Kim, Makoto, Takakai, Shibata, Satomura, Takagi, Hatano, Koike
Year: 2011
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

In the present work, post-burning soil N2O fluxes and related microbial processes were investigated in a Mediterranean shrubland subjected to experimental fires. Nine plots were selected, of which three were used as controls, three were burned with low...

Person: Fierro, Castaldi
Year: 2011
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES, TTRS

We present Daysmoke, an empirical-statistical plume rise and dispersion model for simulating smoke from prescribed burns. Prescribed fires are characterized by complex plume structure including multiple-core updrafts which makes modeling with simple...

Person: Achtemeier, Goodrick, Liu, Garcia-Menendez, Hu, Odman
Year: 2011
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

This study investigated occupational exposure to wood and vegetative smoke in a group of 28 forest firefighters at prescribed forest burns in a southeastern U.S. Forest during the winters of 2003-2005. During burn activities, 203 individual person-day...

Person: Adetona, Dunn, Hall, Achtemeier, Stock, Naeher
Year: 2011
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

Biomass samples representing Amazon forest native species were burned in laboratory experiments. These species were obtained in the deforestation arc, near the town of Alta Floresta, state of Mato Grosso, Brazil. Moisture content values obtained for...

Person: Neto, Carvalho, Cortez, Azevedo, Oliveira, Fidalgo, dos Santos
Year: 2011
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

Conventional wisdom within American federal fire management agencies suggests that external influence such as community or political pressure for aggressive suppression are key factors circumscribing the ability to execute less aggressive fire...

Person: Steelman, McCaffrey
Year: 2011
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

Agricultural burning is an important land use practice in the central U.S. But has received little attention in the literature, whereas most of the focus has been on wildfires in forested areas. Given the effects that agricultural burning can have on...

Person: Tulbure, Wimberly, Roy, Henebry
Year: 2011
Type: Document
Source: TTRS