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From the Conclusion...'Vegetation management in Florida is critical to retain desired native ecosystems, to reduce the threat of wildfire, and to meet other management objectives. Strategies for effective management may include fire, chemical,...

Person: Long
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

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...'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...'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

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