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Fire Science Research Work Unit accomplishments 1980-1984 are summarized and publications listed. Current fire behavior and fire effects investigations are briefly described.

Person: Wade, Wade
Year: 1985
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

State-of-the-art applications of weather, fire danger rating, and fire behavior in smoke management and prescribed burning by southern fire managers are addressed. Validations of fire predictive systems versus observed fire conditions are stressed as a...

Person: Wade, Shepherd
Year: 1985
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

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Person: Baumgartner, Breuer, Zamora, Williams, Bunnell
Year: 1989
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

From the Objectives: ' A. To minimize ambient air quality impairment from forestry prescribed burning operations. B. To prevent smoke from being carried to or accumulating in areas sensitive to smoke. C. To recommend burning guidelines to...

Person: Morton
Year: 1989
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

Prescribed burning is a vital tool in the management of industrial pine plantations. New techniques and tools such as the use of helicopters in aerial ignition have facilitated the use of fire in younger stands, while permitting more acreage to be...

Person: Wade, Baughman
Year: 1985
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

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Person: Van Lear, Waldrop
Year: 1985
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

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Person: Shively
Year: 1989
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

Aerial drip torch devices have potential for dramatically increasing acreage burned annually. Aerial burning requires different and broader concepts than hand burrning, more advance planning, more attention to detail, and at least a basic understanding...

Person: Wade, Stevens
Year: 1985
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

Aerial ignition using plastic spheres (similar to ping-pong balls) charged with potassium permanganate activated by ethylene glycol and dropped from a low flying helicopter is a proven system to safely prescribe burn large areas in a short time for...

Person: Wade, Gnann
Year: 1985
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

The expanding use of prescribed fire to achieve North American land management objectives has led, in recent years, to the increased use of helicopter-ignition, large-scale controlled burns. These mass-ignition convection burns often generate extremely...

Person: Lawson, Hawkes, Dalrymple, Stocks
Year: 1989
Type: Document
Source: TTRS