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assessment of three measures of long term moisture deficiency before critical fire periods

Donald A. Haines

assessment of three measures of long term moisture deficiency before critical fire periods

by Donald A. Haines

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station in St. Paul .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Droughts -- United States.,
  • Fires -- United States.,
  • Fuel -- United States -- Analysis.,
  • Moisture -- Measurement.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Donald A. Haines, Von J. Johnson, and William A. Main
    SeriesUSDA Forest Service research paper NC ; 131, USDA Forest Service research paper NC -- 131.
    ContributionsJohnson, Von J., Main, William A., North Central Forest Experiment Station (Saint Paul, Minn.)
    The Physical Object
    Pagination13 p. :
    Number of Pages13
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13600880M

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