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The ecological role of fire in natural conifer forests of western and northern North America

Author(s): Miron L. Heinselman, Herbert E. Wright
Year Published: 1973
Description:

Contains an introductory paper by the editors, and, in addition to papers separately noticed [see the next three abstracts], the following: Fire in the virgin forests of the Boundary Waters Canoe Area, Minnesota (M.L. Heinselman, 99 ref.); The importance of fire as a natural ecological factor in Itasca State Park, Minnesota (S.S. Frissell, Jr., 14 ref.); Fire-dependent forests in the northern Rocky Mountains (J.R. Habeck and R.W. Mutch, 33 ref.); and The ecological role of fire in Sierran conifer forests: its application to national park management (B.M. Kilgore, 75 ref.).

Citation: Heinselman, Miron L.; Wright Jr., Herbert E. 1973. The ecological role of fire in natural conifer forests of western and northern North America. Quaternary Research. 3(3): 317-318.
Topic(s): Fire History
Ecosystem(s): Montane wet mixed-conifer forest, Montane dry mixed-conifer forest
Document Type: Book or Chapter or Journal Article
NRFSN number: 7940
FRAMES RCS number: 4273
Record updated: Jan 22, 2014