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General Technical Report

Title: Photo series for quantifying natural forest residues: southern Cascades, northern Sierra Nevada

Author: Blonski, Kenneth S.; Schramel, John L.

Date: 1981

Source: Gen. Tech. Rep. PSW-56. Berkeley, Calif.: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Forest and Range Exp. Stn. 145 p

Station ID: GTR-PSW-056

Description: A total of 56 photographs shows different levels of natural fuel loadings for selected size classes in seven forest types of the southern Cascade and northern Sierra-Nevada ranges. Data provided with each photo include size, weight, volumes, residue depths, and percent of ground coverage. Stand information includes sizes, weights, and volumes of the trees sampled for the inventory. Instructions for using the photos to describe natural fuel accumulations are provided.

Key Words: forest residues, fuel loading, ground fuels, measurement, photointerpretation, Sierra Nevada (northern), Cascade Range (southern)

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Citation

Blonski, Kenneth S.; Schramel, John L.  1981.  Photo series for quantifying natural forest residues: southern Cascades, northern Sierra Nevada  Gen. Tech. Rep. PSW-56. Berkeley, Calif.: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Forest and Range Exp. Stn. 145 p.

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