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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

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...'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

Evolving wildfire management policies are aimed at more comprehensive treatments of current wildland fire management problems. Key policies are identified that affect wildfire and fuels management. Policies are discussed in the context of institutional...

Person: González-Cabán, Omi, Hesseln, Rideout
Year: 1999
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

Fire managers and safety officers concerned with smoke exposure among fire crews can use electronic carbon monoxide (CO) monitors to track and prevent overexposure to smoke. Commonly referred to as dosimeters, these lightweight instruments measure the...

Person: Reinhardt, Ottmar, Hallett
Year: 1999
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES, TTRS

Users' guide to using DDWoodyPC component of the Fuels Management Analyst Plus suite of computer programs. Fuel loading and fuel bed depths can be estimated using photos contained in a number of published fuels photo series that are contained in...

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Year: 1999
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

User's guide for the Consume 2.1 software system. Consume is a user-friendly computer program designed for resource managers with some working knowledge of Microsoft Windows applications. The software predicts the amount of fuel consumption and...

Person: Eberhardt, Ottmar, Anderson, DeHerrera, Reinhardt
Year: 1999
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES