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Effects of severe fire on watersheds

Date: May 23, 2014
Presenter(s): Ed Snook

In this video, Ed Snook, BNF hydrologist, and Karin Riley, geoscientist with the University of Montana and the Missoula Fire Sciences Lab, discuss the effects of severe fire on soils including increasing their susceptibility to debris flows after the fires of 2000. This was filmed along North Rye Creek, which was one of the stops during the Fires of 2000 field trip that was part of the Large Wildland Fires Conference in Missoula from May 19-23, 2014.

Topic(s): Fire Effects, Ecological - Second Order, Soils
Ecosystem(s): Montane dry mixed-conifer forest
Type: Video
NRFSN number: 13315
Record updated: Jun 30, 2016