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    Author(s): Douglas F. Ryan; Russell LaFayette
    Date: 2012
    Source: In: LaFayette, Russell; Brooks, Maureen T.; Potyondy, John P.; Audin, Lisa; Krieger, Suzanne L.; Trettin, Carl C. Eds. 2012. Cumulative watershed effects of fuel management in the Eastern United States. Gen. Tech. Rep. SRS-161. Asheville, NC: U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service, Southern Research Station. 1-6.
    Publication Series: Book Chapter
    Station: Southern Research Station
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    Preparation of this report was commissioned to a group of scientists and land managers by the U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service, for the purpose of synthesizing current scientific literature to answer an important question facing the managers of Federal, State, and private lands in many parts of the country: At the watershed scale, what potential cumulative environmental effects might result from implementing fuel-reduction activities on forested landscapes? The main body of this report is a compilation of their findings, including both what can and cannot be concluded from the current science.

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    Ryan, Douglas F.; LaFayette, Russell. 2012. Introduction to synthesis of current science. In: LaFayette, Russell; Brooks, Maureen T.; Potyondy, John P.; Audin, Lisa; Krieger, Suzanne L.; Trettin, Carl C., eds. 2012. Cumulative watershed effects of fuel management in the Eastern United States. Gen. Tech. Rep. SRS-161. Asheville, NC: U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service, Southern Research Station. 1-6.

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