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    Author(s): Al Levno; Jack Rothacher
    Date: 1969
    Source: Res. Note PNW-RN-110. Portland, OR: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Forest and Range Experiment Station. 7 p
    Publication Series: Research Note (RN)
    Station: Pacific Northwest Research Station
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    The first year after slash was burned on a 237-acre clearcut watershed in the Cascade Range of Oregon, average maximum water temperatures increased 13°, 14°, and 12°F, during June, July, and August. A maximum stream temperature of 75°F. persisted for 3 hours on a day in July.

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    Levno, Al; Rothacher, Jack. 1969. Increases in maximum stream temperatures after slash burning in a small experimental watershed. Res. Note PNW-RN-110. Portland, OR: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Forest and Range Experiment Station. 7 p

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