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Burning of savanna is a globally important source of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. In Australia, burning of savanna contributes between 2% and 4% annually of the nation's reportable emissions. Complete removal of this source of emissions is...

Person: Walsh, Russell-Smith, Cowley
Year: 2014
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

Anthropogenic fires in Australia's fire-prone savannas produce up to 3% of the nation's accountable greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. Incentives to improve fire management have been created by a nationally accredited savanna burning emissions...

Person: Whitehead, Russell-Smith, Yates
Year: 2014
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

Smoke from forest fires is a serious and increasing land management concern. However, a paucity of information exists that is specific to public perceptions of smoke. This study used conjoint analysis, a multivariate technique, to evaluate how four...

Person: Blades, Shook, Hall
Year: 2014
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

From the text ... ''GIS and mapping tools are playing an ever-increasing role in our day-to-day work. We use GIS and mapping tools for fuels treatment planning and monitoring as well as for communication and record keeping. We also utilize...

Person: Noble
Year: 2014
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

During a prescribed fire experiment, CO2 and particle number concentrations, light scattering and absorption coefficients were measured from a Cessna 172 airplane. Peak number concentrations were (3 ± 1) x 106 cm-3 and they decreased faster than what...

Person: Virkkula, Pohja, Aalto, Keronen, Schobesberger, Clements, Petaja, Nikmo, Kulrnala
Year: 2014
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

Post-fire predictions of forest recovery under future climate change and management actions are necessary for forest managers to make decisions about treatments. We applied the Climate-Forest Vegetation Simulator (Climate-FVS), a new version of a...

Person: Tarancón, Fulé, Shive, Sieg, Sánchez Meador , Strom
Year: 2014
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES, TTRS

This paper presents observational results of wind and plume thermodynamic structures measured during low-intensity subcanopy fires. In-situ meteorological data were collected during the two experiments in the Calloway Forest in North Carolina during...

Person: Seto, Strand, Clements, Thistle, Mickler
Year: 2014
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

Fuel consumption specifies the amount of vegetative biomass consumed during wildland fire. It is a two-stage process of pyrolysis and combustion that occurs simultaneously and at different rates depending on the characteristics and condition of the...

Person: Ottmar
Year: 2014
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

Fire frequency for below historic norms is threatening eastern oak ecosystem integrity. Increasingly, private family forest landowners are interested in using prescribed fire as a tool for maintaining oak dominance and associated wildlife habitat and...

Person: Riechman, Park, Ruffner, Groninger
Year: 2014
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

Fires in croplands, plantations, and rangelands contribute significantly to fire emissions in the United States, yet are often overshadowed by wildland fires in efforts to develop inventories or estimate responses to climate change. Here we quantified...

Person: Lin, McCarty, Wang, Rogers, Morton, Collatz, Jin, Randerson
Year: 2014
Type: Document
Source: TTRS