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INT-GTR-244: Increment-borer methods for determining fire history in coniferous forests


Barrett, Stephen W.; Arno, Stephen F. 1988. Increment-borer methods for determining fire history in coniferous forests. Gen. Tech. Rep. INT-244. Ogden, UT: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Intermountain Research Station. 15 p.

Describes use of increment borers for interpreting fire history in coniferous forests. These methods are intended for use in wildernesses, parks, and other natural areas where sawing cross-sections from fire-scarred trees is prohibited.

Keywords: fire ecology, fire management, forest succession, natural areas, wilderness management


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Title: INT-GTR-244: Increment-borer methods for determining fire history in coniferous forests
Electronic Publish Date: August 13, 2007
Last Update:
August 13, 2007

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