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A series of wildfires broke out in Western Russia starting in late July of 2010. Harmful particulates and gases released into the local Russian atmosphere have been reported, as have possible negative consequences for the global atmosphere. In this...

Person: Mei, Xue, de Leeuw, Guang, Wang, Li, Xu, Yang, Hou, He, Wu, Dong, Chen
Year: 2011
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

Biomass burning and associated emissions of aerosols into the atmosphere play a vital role in atmospheric composition and climate change. During summer of 2007, Greece faced the worst natural disaster recorded in recent decades in terms of human losses...

Person: Kaskaoutis, Kharol, Sifakis, Nastos, Sharma, Badarinath, Kambezidis
Year: 2011
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

Research activities focused on estimating the direct emissions of carbon from wildland fires across North America are reviewed as part of the North American Carbon Program disturbance synthesis. A comparison of methods to estimate the loss of carbon...

Person: French, de Groot, Jenkins, Rogers, Alvarado, Amiro, de Jong, Goetz, Hoy, Hyer, Keane, Law, McKenzie, McNulty, Ottmar, Perez-Salicrup, Randerson, Robertson, Turetsky
Year: 2011
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

Background: During the summer of 2006, a wave of wildfires struck Galicia (north-west Spain), giving rise to a disaster situation in which a great deal of the territory was destroyed. Unlike other occasions, the wildfires in this case also threatened...

Person: Caamano-Isorna, Figueiras, Sastre, Montes-Martinez, Taracido, Pineiro-Lamas
Year: 2011
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

From the text (p.122) ... 'In recent years, the debate over Indian fire has continued in the context of discussions of the Wilderness Act of 1964. It is basically a dispute over whether or not Indian fires were a 'natural' form of fire...

Person: Krech, Krech
Year: 1999
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

From the text...'The worst fire season in Mexican history was in 1998. Drought conditions precipitated by a strong El Niño led to unusual fire activity, including crown fires, fire whirls, and rapid spread rates. A total of 14,302 fires burned 2,...

Person: Rodríguez-Trejo
Year: 1999
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

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Person: Savory, Butterfield, Savory, Butterfield
Year: 1999
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

From the Executive Summary... 'Purpose: National forests of the dry, interior portion of the western United States that are managed by the Department of Agriculture*s Forest Service have undergone significant changes over the last century and a...

Person: Coles, Conlon, Cotton, Eisenstadt, Goldfarb, Hutchison, Joy, Wolter
Year: 1999
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

From the text...'...the fire professionals who have access to the Internet and more specifically to the Firenet (firenet@www.anu.edu.au) and to specialized sites dedicated to forest fires such as the...

Person: Xanthopoulos
Year: 1999
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

A wildfire emission model, based on the Canadian Forest Fire Behaviour Prediction System and the Canadian weather forecast Global Environmental Multiscale model, was applied to forest fires that occurred in Canada between 2000 and 2004. Emissions of 21...

Person: Lavoue, Stocks
Year: 2011
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES, TTRS