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From the text ... 'Fire long has been an important subject of debate, stemming from the apparent contradiction between its controlled use in everyday life and its threats to life and property as uncontrolled wildfires. This paradox has been...

Person: Rego
Year: 2009
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

The effects of after-ripening (storage under warm, dry conditions) on seed germination was examined in six plant species from the arid zone of Western Australia with the aim of improving germination and germination rate for rehabilitation objectives....

Person: Commander, Merritt, Rokich, Dixon
Year: 2009
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

The objective of this study was to improve the ability to model the air quality impacts of biomass burning on the surrounding environment. The focus is on prescribed burning emissions from a military reservation, Fort Benning in Georgia, and their...

Person: Unal
Year: 2009
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

Studies of restoration ecology are well established for northern peatlands, but at an early stage for tropical peatlands. Extensive peatland areas in Southeast Asia have been degraded through deforestation, drainage and fire, leading to on- and off-...

Person: Page, Hoscilo, Wösten, Jauhiainen, Silvius, Rieley, Ritzema, Tansey, Graham, Vasander, Limin
Year: 2009
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

The Ecosystem Management Decision Support (EMDS) system has been used by the US Department of Agriculture, Forest Service and Bureaus of the Department of the Interior since 2006 to evaluate wildfire potential across all administrative units in the...

Person: Reynolds, Hessburg, Keane, Menakis
Year: 2009
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

Prescribed burning has been used by the North Carolina Division of Parks and Recreation (DPR) since 1974 to reduce hazardous fuel loads, to restore/maintain specific habitats, and to preserve rare species populations within state parks, recreation...

Person: Taggart, Ellis, Sprouse
Year: 2009
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

From the text ... 'While most of today's longleaf forests are found on public lands, having grown back from forests cut in the early 20th century, private landowners are taking a new look at the longleaf pine's drought-resistant...

Person: Alderson
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. "Chance”...

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

Landowners and managers, municipalities, the logging and livestock industries, and conservation professionals all increasingly recognize that setting prescribed fires may reduce the devastating effects of wildfire, control invasive brush and weeds,...

Person: Weir
Year: 2009
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

Fire is a worldwide phenomenon that appears in the geological record soon after the appearance of terrestrial plants. Fire influences global ecosystem patterns and processes, including vegetation distribution and structure, the carbon cycle, and...

Person: Bowman, Balch, Artaxo, Bond, Carlson, Cochrane, D'Antonio, DeFries, Doyle, Harrison, Johnston, Keeley, Krawchuk, Kull, Marston, Moritz, Prentice, Roos, Scott, Swetnam, Van der Werf, Pyne
Year: 2009
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES, TTRS