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Clearcutting and fire in the larch/Douglas-fir forests of western Montana: a multifaceted research summary

Author(s): Norbert V. DeByle
Year Published: 1981
Description:

Logging slash on 73 clearcuts was broadcast burned over a wide range of conditions, achieving a broad array of fire intensities and effects. An intense wildfire was also evaluated. Fire effectiveness was measured and related to preburn conditions and fire intensity. Treatment effects on air quality, forest regeneration, vegetation recovery and development, small mammal populations, soil physical and chemical parameters, and runoff and erosion were measured and analyzed.

Citation: DeByle, Norbert V. 1981. Clearcutting and fire in the larch/Douglas-fir forests of western Montana: a multifaceted research summary. Gen. Tech. Rep. INT-99. Ogden, UT: USDA Forest Service, Intermountain Forest and Range Experiment Station. 73 p.
Topic(s): Fire Effects, Ecological - First Order, Fire Intensity / Burn Severity, Ecological - Second Order, Vegetation, Soils, Wildlife, Fire & Wildlife, Mammals, Rabbits, hares, pikas, Rodents, Fire Regime
Ecosystem(s): Montane wet mixed-conifer forest, Montane dry mixed-conifer forest
Document Type: Technical Report or White Paper
NRFSN number: 11180
FRAMES RCS number: 5625
Record updated: May 10, 2018