Skip to Main Content
Southwestern Oregon's Biscuit Fire: An Analysis of Forest Resources, Fire Severity, and Fire HazardAuthor(s): David L. Azuma; Glenn A. Christensen
Source: In: Proceedings of the fifth annual forest inventory and analysis symposium; 2003 November 18-20; New Orleans, LA. Gen. Tech. Rep. WO-69. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service. 222p.
Publication Series: General Technical Report (GTR)
Station: Washington Office
PDF: Download Publication (154.76 KB)
DescriptionThis study compares pre-fire field inventory data (collected from 1993 to 1997) in relation to post-fire mapped fire severity classes and the Fire and Fuels Extension of the Forest Vegetation Simulator growth and yield model measures of fire hazard for the portion of the Siskiyou National Forest in the 2002 Biscuit fire perimeter of southwestern Oregon. Post-fire severity classes are related to pre-fire torching indexes, and torching indexes seem to be correlated with the pre-fire volume of stands. Our analysis represents an initial look at fire severity, hazard, and forest attributes.
- Check the Northern Research Station web site to request a printed copy of this publication.
- Our on-line publications are scanned and captured using Adobe Acrobat.
- During the capture process some typographical errors may occur.
- Please contact Sharon Hobrla, email@example.com if you notice any errors which make this publication unusable.
- We recommend that you also print this page and attach it to the printout of the article, to retain the full citation information.
- This article was written and prepared by U.S. Government employees on official time, and is therefore in the public domain.
CitationAzuma, David L.; Christensen, Glenn A. 2005. Southwestern Oregon''s Biscuit Fire: An Analysis of Forest Resources, Fire Severity, and Fire Hazard. In: Proceedings of the fifth annual forest inventory and analysis symposium; 2003 November 18-20; New Orleans, LA. Gen. Tech. Rep. WO-69. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service. 222p.
- Simulating fuel treatment effects in dry forests of the western United States: testing the principles of a fire-safe forest
- Modeling post-fire woody carbon dynamics with data from remeasured inventory plots
- Assessing crown fire potential by linking models of surface and crown fire behavior
XML: View XML