Alaska field guide to live fuel moisture sampling
Document Type: Guide / Handbook / Manual / Protocol
Author(s): Jennifer L. Barnes; James Higgins; Eric A. Miller; Jennifer L. Hrobak; Lisa B. Saperstein
Publication Year: 2013

Cataloging Information

  • fuel moisture
  • fuel moisture monitoring
  • fuel sampling
  • LFM - Live Fuel Moisture
  • live fuels
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Record Last Modified: May 4, 2020
FRAMES Record Number: 23202


The methods below are generally based on R.A. Norum and M. Miller, 1984. Measuring Fuel Moisture Content in Alaska: Standard Methods and Procedures. USFS General Technical Report PNW-171. See also Fuel Moisture Collection Methods 2011,

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Barnes, Jennifer; Higgins, James; Miller, Eric; Hrobak, Jennifer L.; Saperstein, Lisa. 2013. Alaska field guide to live fuel moisture sampling. AWFCG Fire Research Development and Application Committee and Alaska Fire Science Consortium. 2 p.