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From the text...'Wildland firefighting is arduous work, performed for long shifts in difficult environmental conditions. The work can be dangerous, due to the fire and the working conditions. Heat, smoke, rolling rocks, falling snags, and other...

Person: Sharkey
Year: 1999
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

The Manual includes information on the organization's standard operating procedures, requirements, and guidelines regarding fire management. It also outlines the necessary steps for developing and maintaining a succesful fire management program....

Person: Seamon
Year: 2007
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

The International Association of Wildland Fire sponsored the second Fire Behavior and Fuels conference in Destin, Florida. The conference theme was 'Fire Environment--Innovations, Management, and Policy.' Over 450 attendees participated in...

Person: Butler, Cook
Year: 2007
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

The Rocky Mountain Research Station has a long and celebrated legacy of conducting relevant natural resources research throughout the Interior West and beyond. Land managers and planners regularly rely upon our science to help make wise resource...

Person: Fletcher
Year: 2007
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

The research and development (R&D) arm of the Forest Service, U. S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), with approximately 550 researchers in a range of biological, physical, and social science fields, seeks to better understand and describe the...

Person:
Year: 2007
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

Fire scientists in the United States began exploring the relationships of fire-danger and hazard with weather, fuel moisture, and ignition probabilities as early as 1916. Many of the relationships identified then persist today in the form of our...

Person: Hardy, Hardy
Year: 2007
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES, TTRS

A team of fire scientists and resource managers convened 17-19 April 1996 in Seattle, Washington, to assess the effects of fire disturbance on ecosystems. Objectives of this workshop were to develop scientific recommendations for future fire research...

Person: Schmoldt, Peterson, Keane, Lenihan, McKenzie, Weise, Sandberg
Year: 1999
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES, TTRS