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Contemporary human activities such as tropical deforestation. Land clearing for agriculture, pest control and grassland management lead to biomass burning, which in turn leads to land-cover changes. However, biomass burning emissions are not correctly...

Person: Pereira, Freitas, Moraes, Ferreira, Shimabukuro, Rao, Longo
Year: 2009
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

Tropical deforestation contributes to the build-up of atmospheric carbon dioxide in the atmosphere. Within the deforestation process, fire is frequently used to eliminate biomass in preparation for agricultural use. Quantifying these deforestation-...

Person: van der Werf, Morton, Defries, Giglio, Randerson, Collatz, Kasibhatla
Year: 2009
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. "Chanceā€...

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