Post-fire Accumulation and Spatial Arrangement of Fuels in Varying Aged Chaparral Stands: Research Brief

Post-fire Accumulation and Spatial Arrangement of Fuels in Varying Aged Chaparral Stands: Research Brief

The authors demonstrate how combining detailed field measurements with remote sensing imagery is a valuable method for capturing the spatial arrangement and variation of fuel loading in a chaparral landscape. 

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LiDAR survey helps discern fire severity impacts on Yosemite conifer forests: USGS Research Brief

USGS Research Brief

LiDAR surveys in conjunction with satellite-based remote sensing analysis can help forest managers better understand the changes in forest structure due to fires. Surveys can suggest whether prescribed burns can be used to thin canopy structure in different forest types and restore them to historic patterns.

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