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    Author(s): Peter R. Robichaud; Jim Bilskie
    Date: 2004
    Source: Fire management today. 64(2): 15-18
    Publication Series: Miscellaneous Publication
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    Prescribed fires are increasingly being used to reduce hazardous fuels, a major objective of the National Fire Plan. Despite advancing technology and ever-improving models, fire managers still find it challenging to determine the right time for a prescribed burn.

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    Robichaud, Peter R.; Bilskie, Jim. 2004. A new tool for fire managers: An electronic duff moisture meter. Fire management today. 64(2): 15-18


    fires, fuels, forest litter, duff moisture meters, prescribed burns, fire management

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