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Synthesis of knowledge of extreme fire behavior : volume I for fire managers /
The National Wildfire Coordinating Group definition of extreme fire behavior (EFB) indicates a level of fire behavior characteristics that ordinarily precludes methods of direct control action. OneExpand
The Evaluation of Idaho Wildfire Growth Using the Haines Index
Abstract An atmospheric index specifically designed to be related to the growth of wildland fires is evaluated for two recent Idaho fires. The index includes terms related to high midlevel lapseExpand
Haines index climatology for the western United States
For years, atmospheric instability and dry ai~ have been associated with the development of large wildland fires in the United States. Brotak and Reifsnyder (1977) analyzed characteristic values ofExpand
Synthesis of knowledge of extreme fire behavior: volume 2 for fire behavior specialists, researchers, and meteorologists
The National Wildfire Coordinating Group’s definition of extreme fire behavior indicates a level of fire behavior characteristics that ordinarily precludes methods of direct control action. One orExpand
Model-Generated Predictions of Dry Thunderstorm Potential
Abstract Dry thunderstorms (those that occur without significant rainfall at the ground) are common in the interior western United States. Moisture drawn into the area from the Gulfs of Mexico andExpand
Georgian Autocephaly and the Ethnic Fragmentation of Orthodoxy
On the morning of 28 May 1908, the Exarch of Georgia, Nikon (Sofiiskii), was gunned down on the stairway of the church administration building in Tbilisi. His murder apparently represented theExpand
The Effect of Model Resolution in Predicting Meteorological Parameters Used in Fire Danger Rating
Previous studies of model performance at varying resolutions have focused on winter storms or isolated convective events. Little attention has been given to the static high pressure situations thatExpand
The Tsar's Foreign Faiths: Toleration and the Fate of Religious Freedom in Imperial Russia
The Russian Empire presented itself to its subjects and the world as an Orthodox state, a patron and defender of Eastern Christianity. Yet the tsarist regime also lauded itself for granting religiousExpand
From “Pagan” Muslims to “Baptized” Communists: Religious Conversion and Ethnic Particularity in Russia's Eastern Provinces
  • P. Werth
  • Political Science
  • Comparative Studies in Society and History
  • 1 July 2000
This article argues for the culturally productive power of imperial rule by exploring how missionary projects in Russia constituted new understandings of ethnic particularity among one group ofExpand
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