Guides for fuel-breaks in the Sierra Nevada mixed-conifer type

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Calif., Forest Service, U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Pacific Southwest Forest and Range Experiment Station , Berkeley
Forest fires -- Sierra Nevada (Calif. and Nev.) -- Prevention and control., Forest fires -- Prevention and con
Other titlesFuel-breaks in the Sierra Nevada mixed-conifer type.
Statement[by] Lisle R. Green [and] Harry E. Schimke.
ContributionsSchimke, Harry E., Pacific Southwest Forest and Range Experiment Station (Berkeley, Calif.).
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And conifer forests of the Sierra Nevada were frequent, covered large areas, burned for months at a time, and were primarily low to moderate in intensity. Dendrochronology studies of fire frequency, known as the fire return interval, have shown that each acre of mixed conifer and Figure 3.

Hazardous fuels around a home. Source: Jerry Size: 1MB. Guides for fuel-breaks in the Sierra Nevada mixed-conifer type.

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Fuel dynamics were studied in a mixed-conifer forest in the Sierra Nevada.

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Accretion rates showed no apparent differences between species, but decomposition and caloric content of the forest floor. Qualified Guides to lead you through the Sierra Nevada Mountains of Southern Spain. Climb Mulhacén; discover hidden trails & lakes or explore the Alpujarra.

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Presettlement fire return intervals were generally less than 20 years throughout a broad zone extending from the foothills through the mixed conifer by: Research Highlights We combined lidar and hyperspectral data to map aboveground biomass in the Sierra Nevada.

Spectral metrics added little value to structural metrics in estimating biomass. Species stratification showed spatial improvements for hardwoods and pines. Lidar is more suited for biomass estimation.

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Fire-scar studies at Sequoia National Park, CA, demonstrated that presettlement (pre) surface fires were frequent with 2 to 3-yr mean fire return intervals within watersheds of approximately 80– ha, and 5 to 9-yr mean fire return intervals in sites of 3–16 ha (Kilgore and Taylor, ).Cited by: Sierra Mountaineering International was founded by Kurt Wedberg in the fall of We are specialists in all types of mountaineering guiding and instruction year round in this inspiring and beautiful mountain range.

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[K Leroy Dolph; Pacific Southwest Forest and Range Experiment Station (Berkeley, Calif.)] -- Mixed-conifer forests are the largest vegetation type in California, covering more than 13 million acres (Barbour and Major ). Type: Active tourism company Sport: Hiking, Mountaineering Sierra Nevada Guides, cualificados guías de montaña de origen británico, le conducirán a través de las montañas de Sierra Nevada y la espléndida Alpujarra, en el corazón de la provincia de Granada.

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Norton), now in its second printing/5.T ogether these trees make up the Sierra Nevada mixed conifer forest type found between about 2, a nd 6, feet in the northern Sierra, 4, and 7, feet in the central Sierra, and 5,the photo series for the Sierra mixed conifer and Sierra true fir types (Maxwell and Ward ).

Fire behavior estimates are based solely on measured fuel j loadings in the 1/4- to 3-inch diameter range. All other inputs to a mathematical fire spread'model (Rothermel ), including depth of fuel bed and 1 .