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Climatic conditions preceding historically great fires in the North Central Region.Author(s): Donald A. Haines; Rodney W. Sando
Source: Research Paper NC-34. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station
Publication Series: Research Paper (RP)
Station: North Central Research Station
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DescriptionThis paper examines the importance of various climatic variables before seven well-known fires of the past. Also, the 1871 synoptic weather pattern preceding the Chicago-Peshtigo-Michigan fire disaster is examined in detail.
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CitationHaines, Donald A.; Sando, Rodney W. 1969. Climatic conditions preceding historically great fires in the North Central Region. Research Paper NC-34. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station
Keywordsclimatic conditions, fire, North Central Region
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