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Type: Journal Article
Author(s): T. Harbour
Publication Date: 2014

From the text ... 'Wildfires can be caused by an accumulation of dead matter (leaves, twigs, and trees) that can create enough heat in some instances to spontaneously combust and ignite the surrounding area.'

Citation: Harbour, T. 2014. Crown fire -- a fascinating sight. Fire Management Today, v. 73, no. 4, p. 4-5.

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  • crown fires
  • dead fuels
  • disturbance
  • fire management
  • fire regimes
  • forest management
  • wildfires
Tall Timbers Record Number: 29888Location Status: In-fileCall Number: A13.32:73/4Abstract Status: Fair use, Okay, Reproduced by permission
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