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[from the text] Regions of the world with a Mediterranean climate, such as South Africa, southern Australia, California, and countries around the Mediterranean Sea, are noted for frequent and devastating wildfires. The economic and environmental costs...

Person: Mooney, Conrad
Year: 1977
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

Thinning of forest stands is frequently used to reduce the risk of catastrophic fire. But thinning requires that the refuse (or slash) be removed from the site, which can be done either by burning it or by mastication and dispersal. Either method has...

Person: Massman, Frank, Jimenez, Stromberger, Shepperd
Year: 2006
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

Fire suppression has resulted in severe management challenges, especially in the wildland-urban interface zone. Fire managers seek to reduce fuels and risks in the interface zone, while striving to return the natural role of fire to wildland ecosystems...

Person: Neuenschwander, Ryan, Miller, Landres, Alaback
Year: 2000
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES, TTRS

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Person: Slaughter, Barney, Hansen, Miller
Year: 1971
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES, TTRS

A comprehensive investigation of Canadian boreal forest fires was conducted using NOAA-AVHRR imagery. Alogorithms were developed to (1) detect active forest fires, (2) map burned areas on daily and annual basis, and (3) estimate fire emissions based...

Person: Neuenschwander, Ryan, Li, Jin, Fraser
Year: 2000
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

From introduction: Wildfire is a majoar natural disaster in the United States. In 2002, for example, tens of thousands of wildfires occurred that consumed nearly seven million acres of forest and other land cover (NIFC, 2003). Wildfires contribute to...

Person: Liu, Stanturf, Tian, Qu
Year: 2005
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

Wildland fire emission is an important source for PM2.5 and ozone precursors that cause air quality degradation in the Southeast. To evaluate the air quality effects of fires, especially prescribed burning, in this region, the Southern Smoke Simulation...

Person: Liu, Achtemeier, Goodrick
Year: 2005
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

Findings from a study of fire effects on the aquatic environment lead to the conclusion that the fire had fewer deleterious effects than did activities from fighting the fire -- improper siting of 'cat' lines as an example. These findings...

Person: Slaughter, Barney, Hansen, Lotspeich, Mueller
Year: 1971
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES, TTRS

From the Summary: 'I have discussed the reaction and behavior of animals to fire, smoke and the resulting burnt ground along four general lines: (1) Avoidance response to fire and smoke; (2) Animals attracted to fire and smoke; (3) Animals...

Person: Komarek
Year: 1969
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES, TTRS

I have reviewed, but briefly, the extremely abundant literature on coal formation with reference to the occurrence, development, and characteristics of fossil charcoal, 'fusain.' The findings in petrology, the science of coal formation and...

Person: Komarek
Year: 1973
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES, TTRS