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Fire ecology of Montana forest habitat types east of the Continental Divide

Author(s): William C. Fischer, Bruce D. Clayton
Year Published: 1983
Description:

Provides information on fire as an ecological factor for forest habitat types occurring east of the Continental Divide in Montana. Identifies "Fire Groups" of habitat types based on fire's role in forest succession. Describes forest fuels and suggests considerations for fire management.

Citation: Fischer, William C.; Clayton, Bruce D. 1983. Fire ecology of Montana forest habitat types east of the Continental Divide. Gen. Tech. Rep. INT-GTR-141. Ogden, UT: USDA Forest Service, Intermountain Forest and Range Experiment Station. 83 p.
Topic(s): Fire Ecology, Fire Effects, Ecological - Second Order, Vegetation
Ecosystem(s): Alpine forest/krummholz, Subalpine wet spruce-fir forest, Subalpine dry spruce-fir forest, Montane wet mixed-conifer forest, Montane dry mixed-conifer forest, Ponderosa pine woodland/savanna, Juniper woodland
Document Type: Synthesis, Technical Report or White Paper
NRFSN number: 11261
FRAMES RCS number: 12632
Record updated: Mar 26, 2018