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Zahn, Susan M.; Henson, Carol . 2011. A Synthesis of Fuel Moisture Collection Methods and Equipment: A Desk Guide. 1151 1806P. San Dimas, CA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, San Dimas Technology and Development Center.

This desk guide is a synthesis of accepted methods, practices, and equipment currently used by many agencies across the United States to collect and process fuel moisture samples., This synthesis fulfills four primary goals: (1) Provide a fuel moisture sampling desk guide that serves as a single source for available methodologies and procedures for fuel moisture collection. (2) Develop a field guide to help field-going personnel with the process of collecting fuel samples. (3) Make recommendations for equipment used to process fuel moistures. (4) Highlight areas where there is a need for additional research.

Keywords: fuel moisture, live fuels, Sampling, sampling equipment, vegetation

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