Management of coarse woody debris following fire requires consideration of its positive and negative values. The ecological benefits of coarse woody debris and fire hazard considerations are summarized. This paper presents recommendations for desired ranges of coarse woody debris. Example simulations illustrate changes in debris over time and with varying management.Ogden, UT: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station. 19 p. ... Hungerford, Roger D.; Harrington, Michael G; Frandsen, William H.; Ryan, Kevin C; Niehoff, Gerald J. 1991. ... 2001. A literature review on the environmental effects of postfire logging. Western Journal of Applied Forestry. 16(4): 159-168. ... Predicting behavior and size of crown fires in the Northern Rocky Mountains. Res ... USDA Forest Service Manual, Region Five Supplement 5151.
|Title||:||Coarse Woody Debris|
|Author||:||James Kerr Brown, Elizabeth D. Reinhardt, Kylie A. Kramer|