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The challenge for resource managers is to understand and appreciate the wilderness resource. We must embrace a philosophy that allows natural fire to play its natural role, within social and political realities. As we alter the natural processes, we...

Person: Brown, Mutch, Weatherspoon, Wakimoto, Jolly
Year: 1995
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

We know that the natural fire regimes of park and wilderness ecosystems are extremely variable. Past management practices (primarily fire exclusion), other resource constraints (endangered species, air quality), location and shape of preserves, and new...

Person: Brown, Mutch, Weatherspoon, Wakimoto, Agee
Year: 1995
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

Tropical forest felling can be for the purpose of traditional shifting cultivation, after which forest is re-established, or for permanent land-use change, which is defined as deforestation. Recent decades have seen a dramatic increase in tropical...

Person: Tinker, Ingram, Struwe
Year: 1996
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

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Person: Ffolliott, DeBano, Baker, Gottfried, Solis-Garza, Edminster, Neary, Hamre, Sackett, Haase, Harrington
Year: 1996
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

From the Introduction...'Fire management's integration into land management planning is critical to the successful management of nearly all wildland ecosystems, including westside forests, which lie west of the Cascade crest in Oregon and the...

Person: Hardy, Arno, Teensma
Year: 1996
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

From the Current Solutions...'Some breakthroughs in providing more latitude for expanding prescribed fire programs are apparent. For example, the state of Florida has enacted innovative legislation that provides liability protection for prescribed...

Person: Hardy, Arno, Mutch, Cook
Year: 1996
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

From the Introduction...'Fire is the single most important ecological disturbance process throughout the interior Pacific Northwest (Mutch and others 1993; Agee 1994). It is also a natural process that helps maintain a diverse ecological landscape...

Person: Hardy, Arno, Ottmar, Schaaf, Alvarado
Year: 1996
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

From the text...'Given the concerns presented over the relative lack of progress being made in restoring fire to anything close to presettlement frequencies, it is only natural to ask what can we expect in the future. Although it is impossible to...

Person: Hardy, Arno, Parsons, Botti
Year: 1996
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

From the text...'Elimination of the historic pattern of frequent low-intensity fires in ponderosa pine and pine-mixed conifer forests has resulted in major ecological disruptions. Prior to 1900, open stands of large, long-lived, fire-resistant...

Person: Hardy, Arno, Arno
Year: 1996
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

The accuracy with which park managers can predict the behavior, spread, and effects of individual fires will be increasingly critical to decisions on when and where to burn. Models to predict fuel accumulation and consumption, fire spread, smoke...

Person: Halvorson, Davis, Parsons, van Wagtendonk
Year: 1996
Type: Document
Source: TTRS