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Fire dynamics in northern Rocky Mountain stand types

J. T. Williams

Fire dynamics in northern Rocky Mountain stand types

by J. T. Williams

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, Intermountain Research Station in Ogden, UT (324 25th St., Ogden 84401) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Forest fires,
  • Prevention and control,
  • Forest fire forecasting

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJ.T. Williams, R.C. Rothermel
    SeriesResearch note INT -- 405, Research note INT -- 405.
    ContributionsRothermel, Richard C., Intermountain Research Station (Ogden, Utah), United States. Forest Service
    The Physical Object
    Pagination4 p. :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25599222M
    OCLC/WorldCa28305404

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      Multiple authors have worked to describe the complexity of the wildfire problem, often characterizing fire management as a wicked problem, and one that is situated in dynamic and complex social-ecological systems (Carroll et al. , Chapin et al. , Gill et al. , Steelman ).We examine this issue more narrowly, specifically in terms of how the primary wildland fire organization in Cited by: 6. USDA Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station General Technical Report RMRS-GTRCD. (Fort Collins, CO) Lyon LJ, Stickney PF () Early vegetal succession following large northern Rocky Mountain wildfires. In ‘Proceedings of the Montana tall timbers fire ecology conference and fire and land management symposium’ No. 8–10 Cited by:

    A wildfire, wildland fire or rural fire is an uncontrolled fire in an area of combustible vegetation occurring in rural areas. Depending on the type of vegetation present, a wildfire can also be classified more specifically as a brush fire, bushfire (in Australia), desert fire, forest fire, grass fire, hill fire, peat fire, vegetation fire, or veld fire. Cruz MG () Ignition of crown fuels above a spreading surface fire. PhD Dissertation, University of Montana, Missoula, MT. Cruz MG, Alexander ME, Wakimoto RH () Assessing canopy fuel stratum characteristics in crown fire-prone fuel types of western North America. International Journal of Cited by:


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