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Chapter 13: Tools for analysis


Elliot, William; Hyde, Kevin; MacDonald, Lee; McKean, James. 2007. Chapter 13: Tools for analysis. In: Elliot, W. J.; Audin, L. J., eds. Cumulative Watershed Effects of Fuels Management in the Western United States. Moscow, ID: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station. 53 p.

This chapter presents a synthesis of current computer modeling tools that are, or could be, adopted for use in evaluating the cumulative watershed effects of fuel management. The chapter focuses on runoff, soil erosion and slope stability predictive tools. Readers should refer to chapters on soil erosion and stability for more detailed information on the physical processes involved.

Keywords: cumulative watershed effects (CWE), modeling tools, fuel managment, runoff, soil erosion, slope stability


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