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Title: Photo series for quantifying forest fuels in Mexico: montane subtropical forests of the Sierra Madre del Sur and temperate forests and montane shrubland of the northern Sierra Madre Oriental

Author: Morfin-Rios, Jorge E.; Alvarado-Celestino, Ernesto; Jardel-Pelaez, Enrique J.; Vihnanek, Robert E.; Wright, David K.; Michel-Fuentes, Jose M.; Wright, Clinton S.; Ottmar, Roger D.; Sandberg, David V.; Najera-Diaz, Andres

Date: 2008

Source: Pacific Wildland Fire Sciences Laboratory Special Pub. No. 1. Seattle, WA: University of Washington, College of Forest Resources. 93 p.

Publication Series: Miscellaneous Publication

Description: Single wide-angle and stereo photographs display a range of forest ecosystems conditions and fuel loadings in montane subtropical forests of the Sierra Madre del Sur and temperate forests and montane shrubland of the northern Sierra Madre Oriental of Mexico. Each group of photographs includes inventory information summarizing overstory vegetation composition and structure, and biomass of understory, woody material, and litter and duff. This photo series is designed to help users to appraise fuel and vegetation conditions for fire management in forests of Mexico.

Keywords: biomass, Biosphere Reserve Sierra de Manantlan, fir forests, fire management, forest fuels, Mexico Natural Protected Areas, montane shrublands, mountain subtropical and temperate forests, oak forests, Photo series, pine forests, and Sierra de Arteaga.

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Morfin-Rios, Jorge E.; Alvarado-Celestino, Ernesto; Jardel-Pelaez, Enrique J.; Vihnanek, Robert E.; Wright, David K.; Michel-Fuentes, Jose M.; Wright, Clinton S.; Ottmar, Roger D.; Sandberg, David V.; Najera-Diaz, Andres. 2008. Photo series for quantifying forest fuels in Mexico: montane subtropical forests of the Sierra Madre del Sur and temperate forests and montane shrubland of the northern Sierra Madre Oriental. Pacific Wildland Fire Sciences Laboratory Special Pub. No. 1. Seattle, WA: University of Washington, College of Forest Resources. 93 p.

 


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