USDA Forest Service
 

Pacific Southwest Research Station


  fs.fed.us
 
Pacific Southwest
Research Station

800 Buchanan Street
Albany, CA 94710-0011
(510) 883-8830
United States Department of Agriculture Forest Service. USDA logo which links to the department's national site. Forest Service logo which links to the agency's national site.

Publications and Products

Research Paper

Title: Prescribed burning in the interior ponderosa pine type of northeastern California . . . a preliminary study

Author: Gordon, Donald T.

Date: 1967

Source: Res. Paper PSW-RP-45. Berkeley, CA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Forest and Range Experiment Station; 20 p

Station ID: RP-PSW-045

Description: Three prescribed burns, made in 1959-62, in the interior ponderosa pine type of northeastern California are described in terms of meteorological factors, fire behavior, and effects of burning. Results were generally unsatisfactory. Factors that limit the usefulness of prescribed burning for reducing fuel hazard or for thinning in young-growth stands include stand structure, weather patterns, and costs.

Key Words: California, interior ponderosa pine, Blacks Mountain Experimental Forest, prescribed burning, burning weather, fuel hazard reduction, understory removal

View and Print this Publication (3.1 MB)

Citation

Gordon, Donald T.  1967.  Prescribed burning in the interior ponderosa pine type of northeastern California . . . a preliminary study  Res. Paper PSW-RP-45. Berkeley, CA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Forest and Range Experiment Station; 20 p.

Last Modified: Nov 20, 2015 10:44:08 AM