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Fuels planning: science synthesis and integration; environmental consequences fact sheet 08: Evaluating sedimentation risks associated with fuel management

Posted date: August 01, 2018
Publication Year: 
2005
Publication Series: 
Research Note (RN)
Source: Res. Note RMRS-RN-23-8. Fort Collins, CO: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Rocky Mountain Research Station. 2 p.

Abstract

This fact sheet describes the sources of sediment in upland forest watersheds in the context of fuel management activities. It presents the dominant forest soil erosion processes, and the principles behind the new sediment delivery interface developed to aid in erosion analysis of fuel management projects.

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Citation

Elliot, William; Robichaud, Pete. 2005. Fuels planning: science synthesis and integration; environmental consequences fact sheet 08: Evaluating sedimentation risks associated with fuel management. Res. Note RMRS-RN-23-8. Fort Collins, CO: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Rocky Mountain Research Station. 2 p.