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    Author(s): Warren E. Heilman; Craig B. Clements; Daisuke Seto; Xindi BianKenneth L. ClarkNicholas S. SkowronskiJohn L. Hom
    Date: 2015
    Source: Atmospheric Science Letters. doi: 10.1002/asl.581.
    Publication Series: Scientific Journal (JRNL)
    Station: Northern Research Station
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    Heilman, Warren E.; Clements, Craig B.; Seto, Daisuke; Bian, Xindi; Clark, Kenneth L.; Skowronski, Nicholas S.; Hom, John L. 2015. Observations of fire-induced turbulence regimes during low-intensity wildland fires in forested environments: implications for smoke dispersion. Atmospheric Science Letters. doi: 10.1002/asl.581.

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    forest canopy, low-intensity wildland fires, smoke dispersion, turbulence

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