5th Symposium on Fire and Forest Meteorology and the 2nd International Wildland Fire Ecology and Fire Management Congress

Wednesday, 19 November 2003: 4:30 PM
Fuel management through crushing and burning
Scott E. Franklin, Urban Wildland Fire Managment, Santa Clarita, CA
Poster PDF (62.4 kB)
Abstract.Crush and burning of chaparral adjacent to structures has proven highly effective in curtailing high wind driven fires - in excess of 50 km/hr,in Los Angeles County.Excellent chaparral regeneration has been documented.

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