CROWSNEST PASS WILDFIRES
OUTLINE <ul><li>Introduction </li></ul><ul><li>Personal Account </li></ul><ul><li>Damage </li></ul><ul><li>Benefits </li><...
INTRODUCTION <ul><ul><li>August 21, 2008 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Seasonal wildfire became giant fire </li></ul></ul><ul...
ENERGY OF FIRE <ul><li>An atomic explosion every 30 minutes </li></ul>
PERSONAL ACCOUNT <ul><li>Elaine Hruby </li></ul><ul><li>Told to leave at 10am </li></ul>
HRUBY CONT… <ul><li>Drove 20 km west </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Overlooked Crowsnest Pass </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Felt “drawn” t...
DAMAGE <ul><li>20 000 hectares burned </li></ul><ul><li>Affected: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Timber industry </li></ul></ul><ul...
BENEFITS <ul><li>Salvage reduced waste </li></ul>28%
SALVAGE EFFORTS <ul><li>Debarking burnt trees: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Reduces carbon content </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Kee...
PROS <ul><li>Ecological diversity </li></ul><ul><ul><li>No smothering of light </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Allows for under...
CONCLUSION
REFERENCES <ul><li>http://ahmedzoha.files.wordpress.com/2009/04/nuclear_explosion.jpg </li></ul><ul><li>http://ritabetti.c...
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Updated Fire Powerpoint

  1. 1. CROWSNEST PASS WILDFIRES
  2. 2. OUTLINE <ul><li>Introduction </li></ul><ul><li>Personal Account </li></ul><ul><li>Damage </li></ul><ul><li>Benefits </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Salvage Efforts </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Pros of Fires </li></ul><ul><li>Conclusion </li></ul>
  3. 3. INTRODUCTION <ul><ul><li>August 21, 2008 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Seasonal wildfire became giant fire </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>6 km wall, 50 m high </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. ENERGY OF FIRE <ul><li>An atomic explosion every 30 minutes </li></ul>
  5. 5. PERSONAL ACCOUNT <ul><li>Elaine Hruby </li></ul><ul><li>Told to leave at 10am </li></ul>
  6. 6. HRUBY CONT… <ul><li>Drove 20 km west </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Overlooked Crowsnest Pass </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Felt “drawn” to watch </li></ul>
  7. 7. DAMAGE <ul><li>20 000 hectares burned </li></ul><ul><li>Affected: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Timber industry </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Local businesses </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Tourism </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. BENEFITS <ul><li>Salvage reduced waste </li></ul>28%
  9. 9. SALVAGE EFFORTS <ul><li>Debarking burnt trees: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Reduces carbon content </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Keeps chips clean </li></ul></ul>
  10. 10. PROS <ul><li>Ecological diversity </li></ul><ul><ul><li>No smothering of light </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Allows for undergrowth </li></ul></ul>
  11. 11. CONCLUSION
  12. 12. REFERENCES <ul><li>http://ahmedzoha.files.wordpress.com/2009/04/nuclear_explosion.jpg </li></ul><ul><li>http://ritabetti.com/images/gods_wonders/Burnt-Forest.jpg </li></ul>

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