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Research Briefs

Look here for plain language summaries of Appalachian Fire Science.

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Two Studies Looking at its Origin and Techniques for Control

Patrick H. Brose

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The Species Composition of Hardwood Litter Drives Fuelbed Moisture and Flammability

Jesse K. Kreye; J. Morgan Varner; Gregory W. Hamby; Jeffrey M. Kane

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Quantifying Canopy Mortality in Prescribed Fire Units

Jean Lober, Melissa Thomas-Van Gundy, Steve Croy

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Some Appalachian birds like it hot: high-severity
plus repeated burns increase the long-term
abundance of breeding birds in oak forests.

Greenburg, et al.

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National Park Service Fire Monitoring Plots are used to Better Understand Hardwood Stem Mortality after Prescribed Fire

Keyser et al.

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The Contribution of Duff Consumption to Fire Emissions Published and Air Pollution of the Rough Ridge Fire

Fengjun Zhao, Yongqiang Liu, Goodrick, Benjamin Hornsby,Jeffrey Schardt

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Response of Oak-Pine Forests to
Wildfire Severity in the Daniel Boone
National Forest, KY

Black et al.

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Prescribed Fire Effects on Timber Value in oak stands across the Central Hardwoods

Mann et al.

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