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Title: Fuels planning: science synthesis and integration; forest structure and fire hazard fact sheet 05: fuel treatment principles for complex landscapes

Author: USDA Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station;

Date: 2004

Source: Res. Note RMRS-RN-22-5-WWW. Fort Collins, CO: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station. 2 p.

Publication Series: Research Note (RN)

Description: Appropriate types of thinning and surface fuel treatments are clearly useful in reducing surface and crown fire hazards under a wide range of fuels and topographic situations. This paper provides well-established scientific principles and simulation tools that can be used to adjust fuel treatments to attain specific risk levels.

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Keywords: fuels planning, fuel treatment priciples

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USDA Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station 2004. Fuels planning: science synthesis and integration; forest structure and fire hazard fact sheet 05: fuel treatment principles for complex landscapes. Res. Note RMRS-RN-22-5-WWW. Fort Collins, CO: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station. 2 p.

 


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