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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

This strategic plan is a technical discussion of the implementation and development of models and data systems used to manage the air quality impacts of wildland and prescribed fires. Strategies and priorities in the plan were generated by the Express...

Person: Sandberg, Hardy, Ottmar, Snell, Acheson, Peterson, Seamon, Lahm, Wade
Year: 1999
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

A team of fire scientists and resource managers convened 17-19 April 1996 in Seattle, Washington, to assess the effects of fire disturbance on ecosystems. Objectives of this workshop were to develop scientific recommendations for future fire research...

Person: Schmoldt, Peterson, Keane, Lenihan, McKenzie, Weise, Sandberg
Year: 1999
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES, TTRS

A recently developed technique of using satellite UV radiance measurements to detect absorbing tropospheric aerosols is found to be effective over snow/ice surfaces. This method takes advantage of the wavelength dependent reduction in the backscattered...

Person: Hsu, Herman, Gleason, Torres, Seftor
Year: 1999
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

From introduction: The Frostfire Burning Experiment was done in the boreal forest of interior Alaska during July 8 to 15, 1999 (Hayasaka and Shinohara, 1999). The experiment was scheduled in the site for investigating the impacts of forest fire on the...

Person: Hatsushika, Kim, Yamazaki
Year: 1999
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

The larvae of jewel beetles of the genus Melanophila (Buprestidae) can develop only in the wood of trees freshly killed by fire. To arrange this, the beetles need to approach forest fires from as far as 50 kilometers away. They are the only buprestid...

Person: Schutz, Weissbecker, Hummel, Apel, Schmitz, Bleckman
Year: 1999
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

This study reports on the use of the process-based ecosystem model CENTURY 4.0 to investigate the patterns of net primary productivity (NPP) along a transect across the boreal forests of central Canada and the influence of climate change, CO2...

Person: Peng, Apps
Year: 1999
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES, TTRS

The overall effects of fire on ecosystems are complex, ranging from the reduction or elimination of aboveground biomass to impacts on belowground physical, chemical and microbial mediated processes. Since a key component of overall ecosystem...

Person: Neary, Klopatek, DeBano, Ffolliott
Year: 1999
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES, TTRS

Fire is the dominant stand-replacing agent in the Canadian boreal forest (including Jack pine, Pinus banksiana, and black spruce, Picea mariana), but few quantitative measurements are available on the micrometeorological effects of fire. Airborne flux...

Person: Amiro, MacPherson, Desjardins
Year: 1999
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES, TTRS

Denali National Park has been described as having the best air quality measured in the Interagency Monitoring of Protected Visual Environments (IMPROVE). But even this relatively clean site is not entirely free of pollutants caused by human activities...

Person: Anderson, Cahill, Blakesley
Year: 1999
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES