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INT-GTR-370: Fire episodes in the Inland Northwest (1540-1940) based on fire history data


Barrett, Stephen W.; Arno, Stephen F.; Menakis, James P. 1997. Fire episodes in the Inland Northwest (1540-1940) based on fire history data. Gen. Tech. Rep. INT-GTR-370. Ogden, UT: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Intermountain Research Station. 17 p.

Presents maps of major fire episodes in the inland northwestern United States between 1540 and 1940 based on a compilation of fire history studies. Estimates annual acreage historically burned in this region and compares that with recent fire years.

Keywords: landscape ecology, disturbance patterns, wildfire, prescribed fire, Columbia River Basin


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Title: INT-GTR-370: Fire episodes in the Inland Northwest (1540-1940) based on fire history data
Publish Date: January 11, 2010
Last Update:
January 11, 2010

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