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The increasing incidence, extent and severity of uncontrolled burning globally, together with its many adverse consequences, has brought fire into the international environmental policy arena, with growing calls for international action leading to...

Person: Goldammer
Year: 2003
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

Montague Plain Wildlife Management Area (MPWMA) is a 1,512 acre property in western Massachusetts owned and managed by the Massachusetts Division of Fisheries and Wildlife. The primary purposes of the site are to protect and preserve an outstanding...

Person: Clark, Patterson
Year: 2003
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES, TTRS

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Person: Schuster, Krebs
Year: 2003
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

Local scale meteorology, vegetation fuel type, fuel arrangement and distribution, complex firing ignition patterns, fire intensity and it's effect on fire behavior, fire effects, and smoke plume loft and dispersion is critical to prescribed fire...

Person: Rawitzer
Year: 2003
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

BlueSky is a real-time smoke forecast system that predicts surface smoke concentrations from prescribed fire, wildfire, and agricultural burn activities. Developed by the USDA Forest Service in cooperation with the US Environmental Protection Agency (...

Person: O'Neill, Ferguson, Peterson, Wilson
Year: 2003
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

Five regional Fire Consortia for Advanced Modeling of Meteorology and Smoke (FCAMMS) have been established under the framework of the U.S. National Fire Plan (NFP) to conduct research on fire weather, fire danger, fire behavior, and smoke transport/...

Person: Heilman, Potter, Charney, Bian
Year: 2003
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

This talk describes development of a physics-based mathematical and computational model to predict fire spread among structures and natural fuels (trees, shrubs and ground litter). This tool will be used to understand how fires spread in a community...

Person: Rehm, Evans, McGrattan, Forney, Bouldin, Baker, Mell, Hostikka
Year: 2003
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

The Florida Park Service (FPS) manages 490,000 upland acres scattered throughout 158 units. The FPS began burning in 1970 and has placed a strong emphasis on burning during the lightning season. Fire is viewed as a basic ecological necessity for all...

Person: Mulholland, Small, Blihovde
Year: 2003
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

From the text ... 'A new definition of the wildland/ruban interface is needed, along with a commitment to protect and preserve all neighborhood and community at-risk values.'

Person: Summerfelt
Year: 2003
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

From the text ... 'The Haines Index is the first attempt to construct a formal fire-weather index based upon features of the lower atmosphere.Does it work?... This index uses the environmental lapse rate (temperature difference) within a layer of...

Person: Werth, Ochoa
Year: 2003
Type: Document
Source: TTRS