Kelly O'Brian
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Fuel Descriptions

NRFSN number: 14954
FRAMES RCS number: 650
Record updated: June 21, 2018

Fire hazard reflects the potential fire behavior and magnitude of effects as a function of fuel conditions. This fact sheet discusses crown fuels, surface fuels, and ground fuels and their contribution and involvement in wildland fire.


O'Brian, Kelly. 2004. Fuels planning: science synthesis and integration; forest structure and fire hazard fact sheet 2: fire hazard. Research Note RMRS-RN-22-2-WWW. Fort Collins, CO: USDA Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station. 2 p.

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