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Photo guides for appraising downed woody fuels in Montana forests: how they were made

Author(s): William C. Fischer
Year Published: 1981
Description:

Eight series of color photographs have been published as three separate photo guides for appraising downed woody fuels in Montana forests. This note tells how these photo guides were constructed. The techniques used to determine the weight and size class distribution of downed woody fuels are given. The procedure used to rate potential fire behavior of the fuel shown in each photo is explained.

Citation: Fischer, William C. 1981. Photo guides for appraising downed woody fuels in Montana forests: how they were made. INT-299. Res. Note, USDA Forest Service, Intermountain Forest and Range Experiment Station. Ogden, Utah. 12 p.
Topic(s): Fuels, Fuel Descriptions, Fuels Inventory & Monitoring
Ecosystem(s): None
Document Type: Research Brief or Fact Sheet
NRFSN number: 11101
FRAMES RCS number: 5720
Record updated: Jun 19, 2018