Pollutant production from forest slash burns
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Published by Engineering Extension Service, Washington State University, College of Engineering Research in Pullman, Wash .
Written in English


  • Air -- Pollution.,
  • Slashburning -- Environmental aspects.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Statementby P. C. Malte.
SeriesBulletin - Washington State University, College of Engineering ; 339
LC ClassificationsT7 .W252 no. 339, TD883.1 .W252 no. 339
The Physical Object
Pagination32 leaves :
Number of Pages32
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4858143M
LC Control Number75623540

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Air pollutant emissions associated with forest, grassland, and agricultural burning in Texas [1− MCE], where MCE is the modified combustion efficiency: (4) MCE = Δ CO 2 Δ CO 2 +Δ CO and Δ refers to the measured fire production of a gas above background and slash burns, for and are reported in Table 9. Table 10, Table 11 Cited by: Air pollutant emissions associated with forest burning in Texas were estimated by Dennis et al. (), based on survey and field data on area burned and land covered, and FOFEM for fuel. Slash-and-burn agriculture, also called fire-fallow cultivation, is a farming method that involves the cutting and burning of plants in a forest or woodland to create a field called a clic-clelia.com method begins by cutting down the trees and woody plants in an area. The downed vegetation, or "slash", is then left to dry, usually right before the rainiest part of the year. Atmospheric pollutant emission factors were determined by wind tunnel simulations of spreading and pile fires for 8 different types of fuel including barley, rice and wheat straw, corn stover, almond and walnut tree prunings, and Douglas fir and Ponderosa pine slash.

First, slash-and-burn agriculture with long fallow does not require much work once the crops have been sown. C learing the forest requires heavy work but is done by m e n, who do not have to carry. Jun 23,  · Slash-and-burn fires cause pollution haze. By Annette Gartland on June 23, where the Air Pollutant Index level reached , the highest recorded in 16 years. In Singapore on Friday, the Pollutant Standards Index hit – the highest in Singapore’s history. who heads Greenpeace Indonesia’s forest campaign. Slash-and-Burn in the History of the Swedish Forests 23 Variations in Method Technically, Nordic slash-and-burn methods varied according to the locality, the length of fallow, and the categories of farmer involved. Small crofters in southern Sweden operated a system of . Part of the Springer Series on Environmental Management book series (SSEM) Abstract. In addition to whatever contribution forests may make to the atmospheric burden of carbon, sulfur, and nitrogen oxides, they are known to be important natural sources of hydrocarbons and particulates. P. C. Pollutant production from forest slash burns Author: William H. Smith.

Part of the Springer Series on Environmental Management book series Malte, P.C. Pollutant production from forest slash burns. Bulletin No. , College of Engineering, Washington State Univ. Pullman, Smith W.H. () Forests as Sources of Hydrocarbons, Particulates, and Other Contaminants. In: Air Pollution and Forests. Springer Author: William H. Smith. Slash-and-burn definition is - characterized or developed by felling and burning trees to clear land especially for temporary agriculture. How to use slash-and-burn in a sentence. Emissions estimate from forest fires: methodology, software and European case studies Carlo Trozzi, Rita Vaccaro, Enzo Piscitello Techne srl, Via Nicola Zabaglia, 3 I Roma, Italy [email protected] ABSTRACT In the paper first a complete methodology for the estimate of air pollutant emissions from forest fire will be presented. slash: A complex of woody forest debris left on the ground after logging, land clearing, thinning, pruning, brush removal, or natural processes such as ice or snow breakage, wind, and fire. Slash includes logs, chunks, bark, branches, tops, uprooted stumps and trees, intermixed understory vegetation, and .