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This report discusses the potential usefulness of thermal infrared sensors onboard NOAA polar-orbiting satelites for detecting fires. In particular, the 3.8-micron channel is sensitive to high temperature sources such as fires. This paper will...

Person: Matson, Schneider, Aldridge, Satchwell
Year: 1984
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

From the text...'Managers of Florida's wildlands are well aware of the contrasting effects of fire. They know this natural phenomenon has awesome destructive potential under adverse fuel and weather conditions, but they also recognize it has...

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

From the text...'In the last 30 to 40 years...changes in forest structure prompted a return to using fire, under carefully controlled conditions, to accomplish many of the same purposes that were historically provided by natural fires. Today,...

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

From the text...'The number one problem facing wildlife species today is loss of habitat. Subdivisions, industrial development, agriculture, golf courses, shopping centers, etc., continue to take away valuable wildlife habitat that can't be...

Person: Grasch, Clark, Sole, Morton
Year: 1999
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

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Person: Davis
Year: 1984
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

Wildland managers in the South use prescribed burning to reduce dangerous fuels, control understory hardwoods, combat disease, facilitate pine regeneration, and improve wildlife habitat. Burning techniques are highly developed, and prescribed burners...

Person: Crow
Year: 1973
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

The Objective of this Prescribed Burning Guide: To help resource managers plan and execute prescribed burns in Southern forests by: Explaining the reasons for prescribed burning. · Emphasizing the environmental effectsl · Explaining the importance of...

Person: Mobley, Jackson, Balmer, Ruziska, Hough
Year: 1973
Type: Document
Source: TTRS