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On July 4, 1999, a large-scale blowdown occurred in the BoundaryWaters Canoe AreaWilderness (BWCAW) of northern Minnesota affecting up to 150,000 ha of forest. To further understand the relationship between downed woody fuel loading, stand processes, and disturbance effects, this study compares…
Author(s): C.W. Woodall, L.M. Nagel
Keywords: Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness, coarse woody debris, disturbance, stand dynamics, wind
Source: Forest Ecology and Management. 247: 194-199.
Year: 2007
The purpose of this study was to understand wilderness visitors' perceptions of wildland fire and describe visitors' wilderness recreational experience following wildland fire in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness (BWCAW). Qualitative interviews revealed visitors' perceptions of burned areas…
Author(s): Sierra L. Schroeder, Ingrid E. Schneider
Keywords: wildland fire, wilderness, Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness, BWCAW
Source: International Journal of Wilderness. 16(1):20-25.
Year: 2010
This document contains metadata and description of land-cover classification of approximately 5.1 million acres of land bordering Minnesota, U.S.A. and Ontario, Canada. The classification focused on the separation and identification of specific forest-cover types. Some separation of the nonforest…
Author(s): Marvin Bauer, Brian Loeffelholz, Doug Shinneman
Keywords: Minnesota, Ontario, Quetico Provincial Park, Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness, Voyageurs National Park, land-cover type, Landsat, forest
Source: Research Map NRS-1. Newtown Square, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northern Research Station. 14 p. [DVD and printed map included].
Year: 2009
I grew up in urban China, and to me wilderness was an enchanting yet elusive concept. Although I traveled extensively in China to remote locations, studied leisure and recreation management at Pennsylvania State University at the doctoral level, and taught recreation management at the University of…
Author(s): Yang He
Keywords: wilderness, recreation, Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness
Source: International Journal of Wilderness. 13(3): 3, 11.
Year: 2007
This case study illustrates the positive effects of strategic fuels treatments in continuous heavy fuels. In 1999, a severe windstorm blew down close to 1,000 square miles of forest land in northern Minnesota and Canada. As much as 400,000 acres of the blowdown occurred in the Boundary Waters Canoe…
Author(s): Dennis Neitzke
Keywords: wildland fire management, fuels treatments, heavy fuels, Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness, Superior National Forest, Minnesota, Canada
Source: In: Butler, Bret W.; Cook, Wayne, comps. The fire environment--innovations, management, and policy; conference proceedings. 26-30 March 2007; Destin, FL. Proceedings RMRS-P-46CD. Fort Collins, CO: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station. CD-ROM. p. 525-534
Year: 2007
A GIS-based approach was used to depict how threats to wilderness character vary in extent and magnitude across the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness. Based on the interagency strategy to monitor wilderness character, Keeping It Wild: An Interagency Strategy for Monitoring Wilderness Character…
Author(s): James Tricker, Ann Schwaller, Teresa Hanson, Elizabeth Mejicano, Peter Landres
Keywords: Wilderness Act, wilderness, wilderness character, mapping wilderness character, Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness, Superior National Forest
Source: Gen. Tech. Rep. RMRS-GTR-357. Fort Collins, CO: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station. 80 p.
Year: 2017
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