Wildland fire suppression

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  • Rhetorical Techniques Used In Peter Peterson's Hot Pot Fire

    During the summer of 2016, I fought wildland fire for the Weiser Ranger District of the Payette National Forest in Idaho. I worked on a type four heavy engine, E-421. As a firefighter, I was able to witness climate change and increasing fire activity first hand on an off forest assignment to Midas, Nevada. It was there where my module was the first to respond to the Hot Pot Fire. In a little under 36 hours, the Hot Pot Fire spread 123,000 acres. It claimed an abandoned ranch and almost consumed an entire town, six occupied ranches, and a mine. Its ferocity was truly unbelievable. The flames spread like water on the ground. The fire even created its own weather head, causing it to roll across the rangeland at 45 miles per hour. Fires of this…

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  • Foucault The History Of Sexuality Analysis

    In The History of Sexuality, Foucault approaches two perspectives of sexuality as seen throughout different societies; the ‘science of sexuality’ and ‘erotic art’. Both of these representations of sexuality can be seen as a significant contribution to societies’ harsh judgment towards weight loss. A main focus of Foucault’s claim can be related to the suppression of urges in both the sexual sense and the nourishment sense. Additionally, Foucault discusses the role of ‘preserving health’ to…

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  • Counterintentional Error Analysis

    These thoughts become suppressed because the brain is preoccupied with other responsibilities and thoughts like remembering all the formulas for that statistics final and remembering how to most effectively write a persuasive essay for Writing 150. However, stress can also cause suppressed feelings to reappear. Stress creates certain emotions and feelings that can be associated with the suppressed thoughts. If you feel angry due to stress you might remember a suppressed memory of when your best…

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  • Analysis Of The Future Of Illusion By Sigmund Freud

    In The Future of Illusion, Sigmund Freud discusses his idea that man at its very basic nature has a primordial instinct for pleasure and that nature and fate play a more powerful role. This has created a perception of civilization that he feels is built on two concepts that are knowledge based and rule set by a minority that has destructive anti-social tendencies. This is done for the base of extracting and distributing “wealth” by means of coercion and suppression of this primordial natural…

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  • Paradoxical Effects Of Thought Impression Analysis

    The in the article, “Paradoxical Effects of Thought Suppression” researchers explored the hypothesis that thought suppression is difficult for people to do and that suppressed thoughts can return to consciousness with minimal prompting, perhaps becoming obsessive preoccupations (Wegner, 1987.) To explore this, they conducted two experiments where they asked subjects to verbalize their stream of consciousness for 5 minute periods, asked subject groups to alternatively express or suppress thoughts…

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  • Reflection On Voter ID Laws

    different compromise solutions, including the idea that individuals should upload a picture at registration to eliminate the need for photo ID. Ultimately, it is this sort of innovation that is needed in the Voter-ID debate. However, these practical half measures do not fully address the issues in the ideological plane. In deciding which issue takes precedence in determining solutions, history must be examined within the present day context. Historically, both voter fraud and voter exclusion…

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  • Analysis Of John Stuart Mill And Friedrich Nietzsche

    John Stuart Mill and Friedrich Nietzsche both analyzed the outlooks fostered by the ancients, Christianity and modern morality in regard to the qualities of character that each group developed. The two men held similar views regarding the Christians and modern morality believing that each was creating a herd like mentality where individualism was being suppressed. The two interestingly differed on their view of the ancients, where Nietzsche disagreed with their rationality, Mill praised their…

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  • Wildfires Research Paper

    disasters out west of the United States. Wildfires are a event in which a fire is spread over a forest or brush. In some cases these can be tiny little fires, therefore; easy to put out. But when most people think of Wildfires they think of the giant fires out west, the fires that are on the news and can be burning for several days in a row. A fire that broke out in 2013 in the Arizona area was able to be seen on google maps satellite footage. These fires are nothing to joke around about, and…

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  • Plaintiff Log Case Study

    Pang, 72 Haw. 191, 811 P.2d 821 (1991). In Pang, Michael Thomas and other fire fighters responded to an alarm at the early hours of morning on January 6, 1986. Pang, 72 Haw. 191 at 811. This burning building owned by Pang was in the process of being demolished at the time the fire had occurred. They went to put out the fire at 425 North King Street, in downtown Honolulu. Pang, 72 Haw. 191 at 811. While they were extinguishing the fire, a portion of the burning building collapsed on Thomas and…

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  • Devin And Truffle-Personal Narrative

    though Peshtigo rarely had any fire that needed putting out. They just let most fires die out due to the lack of water. This caused him and his best friend, a dog named Truffle, to play a lot of training games. Devin would have Truffle run around fetching logs as fast as he can. Truffle wasn’t a normal dog, he was a huge dog; he was 5 feet bigger then Devin, when on four legs. Nobody knew how Devin was able to tame…

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