Relationships between wildland fires and watershed hydrology across the contiguous U.S

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  • Authors: Hallema, Dennis W.; Sun, Ge; Caldwell, Peter V.; Norman, Steve; Cohen, Erika C.; Liu, Yongqiang; McNulty, Steve
  • Publication Year: 2016
  • Publication Series: Proceedings - Paper (PR-P)
  • Source: In: Stringer, Christina E.; Krauss, Ken W.; Latimer, James S., eds. 2016. Headwaters to estuaries: advances in watershed science and management -Proceedings of the Fifth Interagency Conference on Research in the Watersheds. March 2-5, 2015, North Charleston, South Carolina. e-General Technical Report SRS-211. Asheville, NC: U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service, Southern Research Station. 302 p.

Abstract

Wildland fires contribute to the natural succession in forested watersheds by stimulating growth and biodiversity. Notwithstanding, these fires present an increasing hazard at the wildland-urban interface, and cover large areas as a result of the high fire severity associated with forest densification.

  • Citation: Hallema, Dennis W.; Sun, Ge; Caldwell, Peter V.; Norman, Steven P.; Cohen, Erika C.; Liu, Yongqiang; McNulty, Steven G. 2016. Relationships between wildland fires and watershed hydrology across the contiguous U.S. [Abstract] In: Stringer, Christina E.; Krauss, Ken W.; Latimer, James S., eds. 2016. In: Stringer, Christina E.; Krauss, Ken W.; Latimer, James S., eds. 2016. Headwaters to estuaries: advances in watershed science and management -Proceedings of the Fifth Interagency Conference on Research in the Watersheds. March 2-5, 2015, North Charleston, South Carolina. e-General Technical  Report  SRS-211. Asheville, NC: U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service, Southern Research Station. 1 p.
  • Posted Date: February 24, 2016
  • Modified Date: May 25, 2016
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