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Person: Clearwater, Nifinluri, van Gardingen
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

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

A strategy for the protection, preservation, and restoration of national forest giant sequoia groves is being formulated using a conceptual framework for ecosystem management recently developed by Region Five of the USDA Forest Service. The framework...

Person: Piirto, Rogers
Year: 1999
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

From the text ...'This paper summarizes results of a study conducted under the aegis of the Interior Columbia Basin Ecosystem Management Project. We report on a midscale scientific assessment of vegetation change in terrestrial landscapes of the...

Person: Hessburg, Smith
Year: 1999
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

From the text...'In addition to tremendous costs associated with suppression, wildfires have a dramatic impact on the health of our forests. California forests have become dangerous tinderboxes, filled with decaying, overstocked trees and...

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

From the text...'Major policy initiatives and implementation of new management strategies are currently underway in both air resource and fire management. Land managers are rapidly expanding the use of fire to manage ecosystems, while air resource...

Person: Sandberg, Hardy, Ottmar, Snell, Acheson, Peterson, Seamon, Lahm, Wade
Year: 1999
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

The overall effects of fire on ecosystems are complex, ranging from the reduction or elimination of aboveground biomass to impacts on belowground physical, chemical and microbial mediated processes. Since a key component of overall ecosystem...

Person: Neary, Klopatek, DeBano, Ffolliott
Year: 1999
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES, TTRS

The Vegetation Dynamics Development Tool (VDDT) is a vegetation simulation model developed to examine the impacts of a variety of landscape scale disturbances on vegetation succession and development. It assumes that the ecosystem exists in a discrete...

Person: Gollberg, Arbaugh, Schilling, Merzenich, van Wagtendonk
Year: 1999
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES, TTRS