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Title: Ecological effects of the Wickersham Dome fire near Fairbanks, Alaska.

Author: Viereck, L.A.; Dyrness, C.T.;

Date: 1979

Source: Gen. Tech. Rep. PNW-GTR-090. Portland, OR: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station: 1-71

Publication Series: General Technical Report (GTR)

Description: The Wickersham Dome fire occurred in late June 1971 and burned over 6 300 hectares of predominantly black spruce forest land. Shortly after the fire was controlled, studies of the effects of the fire on various components of the biotic community were undertaken. Results reported here are mainly for the first 3 years after the fire.

Keywords: fire effects, fire (-hydrology, soil properties (chemical), succession, fire (-regeneration, black spruce, Picea mariana, quaking aspen (Populus tremuloides), Alaska (Wickersham Dome)

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Viereck, L.A.; Dyrness, C.T. 1979. Ecological effects of the Wickersham Dome fire near Fairbanks, Alaska. Gen. Tech. Rep. PNW-GTR-090. Portland, OR: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station: 1-71

 


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