Fuel Age and Fire Spread in Chaparral Ecosystems: USGS Research Brief

In a paper published in Fire Management Today, USGS scientist Jon Keeley coauthors a paper with colleagues from the California Chaparral Institute that analyzes weather and fuel factors in a case study of a critical part of the 2003 Cedar Fire perimeter in San Diego County. 
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Halsey, R. W., J.E. Keeley, and K. Wilson 2009. Fuel age and fire spread: Natural conditions versus opportunities for fire suppression. Fire Management Today 69:22-28.