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The following list of fire research topics and questions were generated by a survey of personnel from agencies and organizations within AWFCG in 2003. The topics were prioritized as High, Medium, or Low by the AWFCG Fire Research, Development and...

Person: York
Year: 2003
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

'Painting, architecture, politics, even gardening and golf-all have their critics and commentators,' observes Stephen Pyne. 'Fire does not.' Aside from news reports on fire disasters, most writing about fire appears in government reports and scientific...

Person: Pyne
Year: 2003
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

Smoke and smoke-like analogues play a key role in the release of deep seed dormancy for a wide variety of geosporous (and three bradysporous) Australian plant species. Heat and ash were thought to be the primary cues for release of dormancy and...

Person: Abbott, Burrows, Dixon, Barrett
Year: 2003
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

From the text ... 'This chapter focuses on the practical, management implications of the fire and climate change research that is reported in the earlier chapters of this volume. We start with an overview of fire management goals and strategies,...

Person: Veblen, Baker, Montenegro, Swetnam, Morgan, Defosse, Rodriguez
Year: 2003
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

Fires in African savannas produce emissions contributing to changes in global biogeochemical processes. In the Southern African Regional Science Initiative (SAFARI-2000), fuels characteristics were measured before and after experimental burns in two...

Person: Hély, Alleaume, Swap, Shugart, Justice
Year: 2003
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

Hypotheses of global wildfires following the Cretaceous-Tertiary (KT) boundary impact are supported by high concentrations of elemental carbon (3.6 mg cm-2) and soot (1.8 mg cm-2) in DSDP Site 465, which was located several thousand kilometers from...

Person: Wolbach, Widicus, Kyte
Year: 2003
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

Aquatic toxicity due to the creation and mobilization of chemical constituents by fire has been little studied, despite reports of post-fire fish kills attributed to unspecified pyrogenic toxicants. We examined releases of cyanides from biomass burning...

Person: Barber, Lutes, Doorn, Fuchsman, Timmenga, Crouch
Year: 2003
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