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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

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Person: Veirs, Opler
Year: 1998
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

From the Abstract...'The park has been using prescribed fire to manage slash pine savannas since 1958 when it started the first prescribed fire program in the National Park Service, and it continues to be the primary resource management tool....

Person: Segar
Year: 1998
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

From the Abstract...'Over the last eight years Miami-Dade County DERM has been trying to organize and increase the use of prescribed fire. Two years ago, at the South Florida Ecosystem Restoration Initiative, talk focused around pine rockland...

Person: Klein
Year: 1998
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

From the Introduction...'The wildlands of Dade County, including pine rocklands, and coastal and freshwater marshes, are an endangered resource; only 4 percent of the original extent of pine rocklands remain outside Everglades National Park. Metro...

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Year: 1998
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

From the text...'The wildfires of 1998 brought another harsh reminder to the people of Florida of the power of natural hazards to destroy property, threaten safety, and cause untold human hardship. Overall, after the firestorm was finally...

Person:
Year: 1998
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

From the text...'The restoration of ecological processes is the key to promoting ecosystem stability and preserving biological integrity (Samson and Knopf 1993). Using prescribed fire to intentionally burn wildland biomass has been successful in...

Person: Boula, Leenhouts
Year: 1998
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

From the text...'Conditions contributing to Florida's firestorms are similar to problems plaguing Montana forests. Scenes of devastation underscore the need to better manage forests.'

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Year: 1998
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

Samples (170) of biomass combustion smoke were obtained in Brazilian tropical rainforest and savannah during August-September 1992. Speciation of the ionic fraction of fine (d > 2 :m) and coarse (15 :m > d > 2:m) mode particles was achieved...

Person: Allen, Miguel
Year: 1995
Type: Document
Source: TTRS