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A Probe for Measuring Moisture Content in Dead RoundwoodAuthor(s): Richard W. Blank; John S. Frost; James E. Eenigenburg
Source: Research Note NC-306. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station
Publication Series: Research Note (RN)
Station: North Central Research Station
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DescriptionThis paper reports field test results of a wood moisture probe''s accuracy in measuring fuel moisture content of dead roundwood. Probe measurements, corrected for temperature, correlated well with observed fuel moistures of 1-inch dead jack pine branchwood.
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CitationBlank, Richard W.; Frost, John S.; Eenigenburg, James E. 1983. A Probe for Measuring Moisture Content in Dead Roundwood. Research Note NC-306. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station
KeywordsWood moisture gauge, fire danger, jack pine, prescribed burning, ovendrying
- Kraft pulp from budworm-infested jack pine
- Fire effects in northeastern forests: jack pine.
- Forest floor fuels in red and jack pine stands
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