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The following list of fire research topics and questions were generated by personnel from agencies and organizations within AWFCG during 2014 Fall Fire Review and through other solicitations. The topics were initially ranked by the AWFCG Fire Research...

Person: York
Year: 2014
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

From the text ... ''GIS and mapping tools are playing an ever-increasing role in our day-to-day work. We use GIS and mapping tools for fuels treatment planning and monitoring as well as for communication and record keeping. We also utilize...

Person: Noble
Year: 2014
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

Plant-derived smoke water (SW), derived from combusted plant material, has been shown to stimulate seed germination and improve seedling vigor of a number of plant species from fire-dependent Mediterranean-type climate areas. The effects of SW on seed...

Person: Zhou, da Silva, Ma
Year: 2014
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

Fuel consumption specifies the amount of vegetative biomass consumed during wildland fire. It is a two-stage process of pyrolysis and combustion that occurs simultaneously and at different rates depending on the characteristics and condition of the...

Person: Ottmar
Year: 2014
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

Many species in fire-prone environments germinate after fire including most taxa in the genus Anigozanthos Labill. Following preliminary studies with Anigozanthos manglesii D. Don subsp. manglesii, the response of several Anigozanthos taxa to...

Person: Downes, Light, Posta, Kohout, van Staden
Year: 2014
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

From the text ... 'Atmospheric profiling using aircraft is a crucial tool in our understanding of Amazon carbon fluxes, and has the potential -- if a pan-tropical network of aircraft observations can be established -- to determine how tropical...

Person: Balch
Year: 2014
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

From the introduction ... 'Announcing the release of new software packages for application in wildland fire science and management, two fields that are already fully saturated with computer technology, may seem a bit too much to many managers....

Person: Keane, Dillon, Drury, Innes, Morgan, Lutes, Prichard, Smith, Strand
Year: 2014
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

Two different types of typical Brazilian forest biomass were burned in the laboratory in order to compare their combustion characteristics and pollutant emissions. Approximately 2 kg of Amazon biomass (hardwood) and 2 kg of Araucaria biomass (softwood...

Person: Amaral, de Carvalho, Costa, Neto, Dellani, Leite
Year: 2014
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD+) has become a central dimension of the contemporary international forest regime. The mechanism seeks to reward actors for keeping or restoring forests as a means to reduce carbon...

Person: Karsenty, Vogel, Castell
Year: 2014
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

Austrostipa compressa, a native ephemeral of southwest Western Australia was stimulated to germinate under a range of temperatures, in the presence of light, and exposure to smoke-water. This combination of environmental cues results in winter-maximum...

Person: Smith, Bell, Loneragan
Year: 1999
Type: Document
Source: TTRS