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Title: Comparing jack pine slash and forest floor moisture contents and National Fire Danger Rating System predictions.

Author: Loomis, Robert M.; Main, William A.;

Date: 1980

Source: Research Paper NC-189. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station

Publication Series: Research Paper (RP)

Description: Relations between certain slash and forest floor moisture contents and the applicable estimated time lag fuel moistures of the National Fire Danger Rating System were investigated for 1-year-old jack pine fuel types in northeastern Minnesota and central Lower Michigan. Only approximate estimates of actual fuel moisture are possible fore the relations determined, thus emphasizing the need for on-site measurements when fuel moisture may be critical.

Keywords: forest fuels, fire hazard

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Loomis, Robert M.; Main, William A. 1980. Comparing jack pine slash and forest floor moisture contents and National Fire Danger Rating System predictions. Research Paper NC-189. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station

 


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