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Author: David V. Sandberg
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: fire, air, effects, ecosystems, wildland
Number of Pages: 86
Published: 2009-09
ISBN-10: 1437915574
ISBN-13: 9781437915570

Wildland fire is an integral part of ecosystem mgmt. and is essential in maintaining functional ecosystems, but air pollutants emitted from those fires can be harmful to human health and welfare. This review of what is known about the effects of fire on air quality will assist those in the fire and air quality mgmt. communities. Contents: (1) Intro.; Scope; Framework; Prior Work; Changes in Fire Policy; (2) Air Quality Regulations and Fire; (3) Overview of Air Pollution from Fire; (4) Characterization of Emissions from Fires; (5) Transport, Dispersion, and Modeling of Fire Emissions; (6) Atmos

Author: Daniel Schmoldt
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: eco, systems, disturbance, fire, effects, assessing
Number of Pages: 108
Published: 1993-02
ISBN-10: 0788186639
ISBN-13: 9780788186639

A team of fire scientists & resource managers convened to assess the effects of fire disturbance on ecosystems. Objectives of this workshop were to develop scientific recommendations for future fire research & management activities. These included a series of numerically ranked scientific & managerial questions & responses focusing on (1) links among fire effects, fuels, & climate; (2) fire as a large-scale disturbance; (3) fire-effects modeling structures; & (4) managerial concerns, applications, & decision support. The priority issues & approaches described here provide a template for fire s

Author: US Fire Administration
Publisher: FEMA
Keywords: fire, service, guide, education, procurement, equipment, protective, standards, structural, fighting, minimum, clothing
Number of Pages: 115
Published: 1993

Author: US Fire Administration
Publisher: FEMA
Keywords: fires, building, structure, residential
Number of Pages: 84
Published: 2008

"Analyses of the residential structure fire problem were published formerly as a chapter in each edition of Fire in the United States. ... This full report is the most current snapshot of the residential fire problem as reflected in the 2005 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) data and the 2005 NFPA survey data"--P. 1.

Author: Armando Gonzalez-Caban
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: policy, common, problems, approaches, planing, economics, third, international, symposium, fire, proceedings
Number of Pages: 405
Published: 2010-11
ISBN-10: 1437933734
ISBN-13: 9781437933734

Covers these topics: regional, national, and global vision of forest fires: common problems and approaches, theory and models for strategic fire planning, economic analysis and modeling for fire mgmt., forest fires and sustainable forest mgmt., public policies and forest mgmt., hazardous fuels treatment, wildland fire use and fire suppression activities, examples of fire mgmt. plans and strategic fire resource allocation, and a round table on the role of international organizations in forest fire solutions. Representatives from international organizations with fire protection responsibilities

Author: US Fire Administration
Publisher: FEMA
Keywords: fire, education, preschool, children, media, research, sesame, street, mass
Number of Pages: 40

Author: Robin M. Nazzaro
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: steps, strategic, additional, action, needed, capitalize, forward, wildland, management, federal, agencies, important, fire
Number of Pages: 49
Published: 2010-01
ISBN-10: 143792218X
ISBN-13: 9781437922189

The nation's wildland fire problems have worsened dramatically over the past decade, with more than a doubling of average annual acreage burned and federal appropriations for wildland fire management. The deteriorating fire situation has led the agencies responsible for managing wildland fires on federal lands -- the Forest Service in the Department of Agriculture and four agencies in the Department of the Interior -- to reassess how they respond to wildland fire and to take steps to improve their fire management programs. This report reviewed: (1) progress the agencies have made in managing w
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