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The following list of research topics was generated by agencies within AWFCG during 2005.  The topics were ranked originally by the AWFCG Fire Research and Development Committee (FRDAC) and finally by the AWFCG members.  Ranking was as follows:  3=...

Person: York
Year: 2005
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

Large-scale, recurrent fires in Indonesia in recent decades have caused widespread deforestation and transformation of peatlands, and have contributed to substantial smoke haze and greenhouse-gas pollution. In some areas, local community use of fire...

Person: Chokkalingam, Kurniawan, Ruchiat
Year: 2005
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES, TTRS

Forest-fire policy of U.S. federal agencies has evolved from the use of small patrols in newly created National Parks to diverse policy initiatives and institutional arrangements that affect millions of hectares of forests. Even with large expenditures...

Person: Stephens, Ruth
Year: 2005
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES, TTRS

The Rocky Mountain Research Station is one of six regional units that make up the USDA Forest Service Research and Development organization-the most extensive natural resources research organization in the world. We maintain 12 field laboratories...

Person:
Year: 2005
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

Science at the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Forest Service has always been large in scale. The depth and breadth of the research conducted here, however, may surprise even many who are engaged in it. Our research programs have a wide...

Person:
Year: 2005
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

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Person: Ottmar, Vihnanek, Alvarado
Year: 1994
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES, TTRS

The geographic focus of the 'Fuels Planning: Science Synthesis and Integration' project (known as the Fuels Synthesis Project) is on the dry forests of the Western United States. Project goals include developing accessible analyses, protocols...

Person: Graham, McCaffrey
Year: 2005
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

Prolonged drought and historic ditching in the southeastern USA have resulted in wetlands being unusually dry. Fire officials are often concerned that fires in wetlands may lead to extensive smoldering in accumulated organic soils. Many agencies -...

Person: Brownlie, Fox, Hum, Provencher
Year: 2005
Type: Project
Source: FRAMES

Snags and coarse woody debris are important elements of the structure and function of mixed conifer forests in the Sierra Nevada. In this paper, we report on the impacts of several replicated fuel treatments including, prescribed fire, commercial...

Person: Stephens, Moghaddas
Year: 2005
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES, TTRS