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From the text...'We must change how we perceive safety. We can no longer think of safety only as 'an attitude' or 'common sense.' We must change our values and beliefs to reflect safe firefighting behaviors as intrinsic to a...

Person: Shepard
Year: 1999
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

From the text...'Wildland firefighting is arduous work, performed for long shifts in difficult environmental conditions. The work can be dangerous, due to the fire and the working conditions. Heat, smoke, rolling rocks, falling snags, and other...

Person: Sharkey
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

The litter of many plant species is known to inhibit germination, and this phenomenon is commonly interpreted as allelopathic inhibition of one species by another. However, an alternative interpretation is that seeds may be using environmental signals...

Person: Preston, Baldwin
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

From the text...'...the fire professionals who have access to the Internet and more specifically to the Firenet (firenet@www.anu.edu.au) and to specialized sites dedicated to forest fires such as the...

Person: Xanthopoulos
Year: 1999
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

From the text...'The number one problem facing wildlife species today is loss of habitat. Subdivisions, industrial development, agriculture, golf courses, shopping centers, etc., continue to take away valuable wildlife habitat that can't be...

Person: Grasch, Clark, Sole, Morton
Year: 1999
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

From the text...'The world's tropical forests are disappearing, but it is not easy to understand the complexities of how this is happening. The initial critical disturbance that triggers forest depletion is often obscured by the subsequent,...

Person: Goldammer
Year: 1999
Type: Document
Source: TTRS