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Predicting the losses in sawtimber volume and quality from fires in oak-hickory forests.Author(s): Robert M. Loomis
Source: Research Paper NC-104. 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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DescriptionPresents a method for predicting future sawtimber losses due to fire-caused wounds. Losses are in terms of: (1) lumber value in dollars, (2) volume in board feet, (3) length of defect in feet, and (4) cross sectional area of defect in square inches. The methods apply to northern red, black, scarlet, white and chestnut oaks.
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CitationLoomis, Robert M. 1974. Predicting the losses in sawtimber volume and quality from fires in oak-hickory forests. Research Paper NC-104. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station
Keywordsforest fire damage appraisal, forest fire effects
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