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Type: Conference Proceedings
Author(s): Richard J. Barney
Editor(s): Charles W. Slaughter; Richard J. Barney; George M. Hansen
Publication Date: 1971

This paper discusses some of the historical aspects of wildfires in interior Alaska with particular reference to the period from 1940 to the present. Several speculations are made on the basis of recent records relative to fire impact or effects. The need to obtain quantitative impact information is also discussed.

Citation: Barney, R. J. 1971. Wildfires in Alaska - some historical and projected effects and aspects. In: Slaughter, C. W.; Barney, R. J.; Hansen, G. M.; editors. Proceedings, Fire in the Northern Environment: A Symposium, April 13-14. 1971, Fairbanks, AK. Portland OR: USDA Forest Service. p. 51-59.

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