Influence of fuels management and fire weather on the Rim Fire: Research Brief

Authors analyzed the 2013 Rim Fire to see how fire severity varied with factors. Potential factors included the proportion of the landscape previously treated or burned, fire weather, vegetation, and water balance. 

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Lydersen, Jamie, Brandon Collins, Matthew Brooks, John Matchett, Kristen Shive, Nicholas Povak, Van Kane, and Douglas Smith. 2017. Evidence of fuels management and fire weather influencing fire severity in an extreme fire event. Ecological Applications 27(7): 2013-2030. DOI: 10.1002/eap.1586.

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