Weather and slash burning
Document Type: Book
Author(s): J. A. Turner
Publication Year: 1968

Cataloging Information

  • Canada
  • coniferous forests
  • fire control
  • fire hazard reduction
  • fire intensity
  • fire management
  • forest management
  • fuel loading
  • fuel moisture
  • grazing
  • logging
  • moisture
  • Ontario
  • rate of spread
  • regeneration
  • slash
  • sloping terrain
  • soil moisture
  • topography
  • wildlife management
  • wind
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Record Last Modified: June 1, 2018
FRAMES Record Number: 38507
Tall Timbers Record Number: 13113
TTRS Location Status: In-file
TTRS Call Number: Fire File DDW
TTRS Abstract Status: Okay, Fair use, Reproduced by permission

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This note outlines the objectives and problems of prescribed burning as a tool of forest management. The importance of a number of weather factors is discussed and suggestions are presented for provision of effective weather guidance to forest officers concerned with this problem.

Turner, J. A. 1968. Weather and slash burning. Technical Memoranda. Toronto, Ontario, Department of Transport: Meteorological Branch.