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Fire Science Research Work Unit accomplishments 1980-1984 are summarized and publications listed. Current fire behavior and fire effects investigations are briefly described.

Person: Wade, Wade
Year: 1985
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

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Person: Nepstad, Carvalho, Barros, Alencar, Capobianco, Bishop, Moutinho, Lefebvre, Lopes Silva, Prins
Year: 2001
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

The results of a survey of fire management officials concerning historical and projected prescribed burning activity in the South is reported. Prescribed burning programs on USDA Forest Service and private and state-owned lands are described in terms...

Person: Haines, Busby
Year: 2001
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

Wildland fire is a major disturbance agent that shapes the forest health productivity and ecological diversity of eastern Oregon and Washington. Fire behavior and the effects of fire on flora, fauna, soils, air, and water are in large part driven by...

Person: Ottmar, Sandberg
Year: 2001
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

From the text:'It*s imperative you have the right messages to explain and justify "prescribed burning.” The messages must be tailored to the audiences you need to reach and be adapted to the delivery system you use to send the messages. All...

Person: Mashofsky
Year: 1985
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

From the text... 'What may be even more surprising is that Georgia has bragging rights when it comes to old-growth longleaf pine forest. Of the old growth remaining in the forest*s historic nine-state range, almost 30 percent is in Georgia....

Person: Holliday
Year: 2001
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

Invasion by woody alien plants, construction, and mining operations are among the major disturbances degrading vegetation in the Cape Floristic Kingdom, South Africa. The aim of this study was to assess whether native fynbos shrubland vegetation could...

Person: Holmes
Year: 2001
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

In 1983 the most severe fire in Victorian mountain forests for over forty years killed extensive areas of highly productive eucalypt forest, requiring a large scale timber salvage and forest rehabilitation program. The scheduling of these programs was...

Person: Smith, Woodgate
Year: 1985
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

Twelve 60-m2 plots were cut and weighed in a clearing at a cattle ranch near Manaus, Amazonas, Brazil. Aboveground dry weight biomass averaged 369 metric tons (Mg ha−1) (SD=187). This corresponds to ≈483 Mg ha−1 total biomass. Pre- and post-burn...

Person: Fearnside, Lima de Alencastro Graça, Alves Rodrigues
Year: 2001
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES, TTRS

Between June and November 2000, fourteen focus groups were held in four selected sites to elicit and document the range of perspectives, concepts and lexicon for discussing fire management and fuel treatment. Scales for fuel treatment acceptance...

Person: Winter, Vogt, Fried
Year: 2001
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES, TTRS