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The following list of fire research topics and questions were generated by personnel from agencies and organizations within AWFCG during 2014 Fall Fire Review and through other solicitations. The topics were initially ranked by the AWFCG Fire Research...

Person: York
Year: 2014
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

Question: What is the impact of the fire cues smoke and ash on seed germination of important functional groups in the heathland system, namely ericads, herbs and graminoids? We predict that if germination from heathland seed banks is in part regulated...

Person: Bargmann, Maren, Vandvik
Year: 2014
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

From the introduction ... 'Announcing the release of new software packages for application in wildland fire science and management, two fields that are already fully saturated with computer technology, may seem a bit too much to many managers....

Person: Keane, Dillon, Drury, Innes, Morgan, Lutes, Prichard, Smith, Strand
Year: 2014
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

A study was carried out to investigate the effects of fire related cues (heat and smoke) and sulphuric acid treatments on the germination of four woody savanna species, namely, Terminalia avicennioides, Piliostigma thonningii, Piliostigma reticulatum...

Person: Dayamba, Santi, Savadogo
Year: 2014
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

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

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

From the text...'Prescribed Burning Act of 1990 ... A blue-ribbon committee translated these prescribed burning concerns into proposed legislation that was introduced into the 1990 legislative session. Representative Frances L. "Chance”...

Person: Brenner, Wade
Year: 1992
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

[From description] Earth is the only planet known to have fire. The reason is both simple and profound: fire exists because Earth is the only planet to possess life as we know it. Fire is an expression of life on Earth and an index of life's...

Person: Scott, Bowman, Bond, Pyne, Alexander
Year: 2014
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

Wildfire is among the most common forest disturbances, affecting the structure, composition, and functions of many ecosystems. The complex role that wildfire plays in shaping forests has been described in terms of vegetation responses, which are...

Person: Vose, Klepzig, Liu, Prestemon, Goodrick, Holmes, Stanturf, Vose
Year: 2014
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES