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Title: Surface fire effects on conifer and hardwood crowns--applications of an integral plume model

Author: Dickinson, Matthew; Bova, Anthony; Kavanagh, Kathleen; Randolph, Antoine; Band, Lawrence

Year: 2009

Publication: In: Hutchinson, Todd F., ed. Proceedings of the 3rd fire in eastern oak forests conference; 2008 May 20-22; Carbondale, IL. Gen. Tech. Rep. NRS-P-46. Newtown Square, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northern Research Station: 148.

Abstract: An integral plume model was applied to the problems of tree death from canopy injury in dormant-season hardwoods and branch embolism in Douglas fir (Pseudotsuga menziesii) crowns. Our purpose was to generate testable hypotheses. We used the integral plume models to relate crown injury to bole injury and to explore the effects of variation in fire behavior.

Last Modified: 7/6/2009


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