Appraising forest fuels: a concept
Document Type: Report
Author(s): Hal E. Anderson
Publication Year: 1974

Cataloging Information

  • Douglas-fir
  • fire hazard reduction
  • fire management
  • flame height
  • flame length
  • forest fuels
  • fuel appraisal
  • fuel inventory
  • Pseudotsuga menziesii
  • rate of spread
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Record Last Modified: June 1, 2018
FRAMES Record Number: 14007
Tall Timbers Record Number: 2774
TTRS Location Status: In-file
TTRS Abstract Status: Okay, Fair use, Reproduced by permission

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Management of our wildland resources requires knowledge of the vegetative load or fuels in the forest. This paper defines the elements making up fuel appraisal and offers a concept for appraising fuels based on current information. An example is presented utilizing data for inland Douglas-fir (Pseudotsuga menziesii).

Online Link(s):
Anderson, Hal E. 1974. Appraising forest fuels: a concept. Research Note INT-RN-187. Ogden, UT: USDA Forest Service, Intermountain Forest and Range Experiment Station. 10 p.