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Wildland fires produce smoke that contributes to reduced visibility over roadways with potentially tragic consequences. Land managers need to reduce this potential hazard. Two indices are described that correlate with conditions associated with roadway...

Person: Lavdas
Year: 1996
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

The wildfires that occurred in central Florida in 1998 are discussed. These fires were largely the result of lightning, although some were set by arsonists. Throughout June and early July, these wildfires torched vast areas of Florida, causing as much...

Person: Minshew, Towle
Year: 1999
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

The chemical composition and size of individual particles derived from combustion products of several species found in Southern California were obtained using aerosol time-of-flight mass spectrometry. The major inorganic species observed in >90% of...

Person: Silva, Liu, Noble, Prather
Year: 1999
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

Biomass characterization and fire behavior documentation were carried out on two large (>2000 ha) experimental fires conducted in arid savanna fuels in Kruger National Park in September 1992. Prefire fuel loads, fuel consumption, spread rates, flame...

Person: Stocks, van Wilgen, Trollope, McRae, Mason, Weirich, Potgieter
Year: 1996
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

From the text (p.117) ... 'In awe and supplication Mescalero Apache dancers honor flames on their New Mexico reservation. 'Fire is sacred to us,' says one Apache leader. 'It provides warmth, food, protection.' Most Americans,...

Person: Parfit
Year: 1996
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

From the text (p.122) ... 'In recent years, the debate over Indian fire has continued in the context of discussions of the Wilderness Act of 1964. It is basically a dispute over whether or not Indian fires were a 'natural' form of fire...

Person: Krech, Krech
Year: 1999
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

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Person: Saylor, Easter, Chapman
Year: 1999
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

After replacement of tropical primary forests, fire becomes an important management tool. During establishment of plantations with fast-growing tree species and within slash-and-burn agriculture, the export of macronutrients and other elements to the...

Person: Mackensen, Holscher, Klinge, Folster
Year: 1996
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

Tropical forest felling can be for the purpose of traditional shifting cultivation, after which forest is re-established, or for permanent land-use change, which is defined as deforestation. Recent decades have seen a dramatic increase in tropical...

Person: Tinker, Ingram, Struwe
Year: 1996
Type: Document
Source: TTRS