29 Mar 2009, 1:01pm
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Watershed Response to Western Juniper Control

Deboodt, Timothy L. 2008. Watershed Response to Western Juniper Control. Dissertation for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy in Rangeland Ecology and Management, Oregon State University, presented on May 8, 2008.

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29 Mar 2009, 12:02am
Ecology Forest and Fire Sciences
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Reconstructing the Fire History of the Jarrah Forest of south-western Australia

Ward, David and Gerard Van Didden. 1997. Reconstructing the Fire History of the Jarrah Forest of south-western Australia. A Report to Environment Australia under the Regional Forest Agreement December 1997.

David Ward is Senior Research Scientist, Department of Conservation and Land Management (CALM) in Western Australia and Visiting Senior Research Fellow, Curtin University, Perth

Gerard Van Didden is a Retired Department of Conservation and Land Management officer

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22 Mar 2009, 6:30pm
Ecology Management Policy
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Australian Bushfire Management: a case study in wisdom versus folly

Underwood, Roger. 2009.

Roger Underwood is a renowned Australian forester with fifty years experience in bushfire management and bushfire science. He has worked as a firefighter, a district and regional manager, a research manager and senior government administrator. He is Chairman of The Bushfire Front, an independent professional group promoting best practice in bushfire management.

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1 Mar 2009, 10:45am
Ecology Forest and Fire Sciences Management
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Effect of low-temperature pyrolysis conditions on biochar for agricultural use

Gaskin, J. W., C. Steiner, K. Harris, K. C. Das, B. Bibens. 2008. Effect of low-temperature pyrolysis conditions on biochar for agricultural use. Transactions of the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers, Vol. 51(6): 2061-2069.

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1 Mar 2009, 10:45am
Ecology Forest and Fire Sciences Management
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Nitrogen retention and plant uptake on a highly weathered central Amazonian Ferralsol amended with compost and charcoal

Steiner, Christoph, Bruno Glaser, Wenceslau Geraldes Teixeira, Johannes Lehmann, Winfried E.H. Blum, and Wolfgang Zech. 2008. Nitrogen retention and plant uptake on a highly weathered central Amazonian Ferralsol amended with compost and charcoal. J. Plant Nutr. Soil Sci. 2008.

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1 Mar 2009, 10:44am
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Soil respiration in Amazon plantations treated with charcoal and mineral or organic fertilisers

Steiner, Christoph, Murilo Rodrigues de Arruda, Wenceslau G. Teixeira, and Wolfgang Zech. 2008. Soil respiration curves as soil fertility indicators in perennial central Amazonian plantations treated with charcoal, and mineral or organic fertilisers. Trop. Sci. (2008)

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20 Jan 2009, 7:35pm
Forest and Fire Sciences Management
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Fuel treatment effects on tree-based forest carbon storage and emissions under modeled wildfire scenarios

Hurteau, Matthew and Malcolm North. 2009. Fuel treatment effects on tree-based forest carbon storage and emissions under modeled wildfire scenarios. Front Ecol Environ 2009; 7, doi:10.1890/080049

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2 Dec 2008, 8:13pm
Forest and Fire Sciences Philosophy
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Missouri Compromise

Pyne, Stephen J. 2007. Missouri Compromise. Copyright 2007 Stephen J. Pyne.

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21 Oct 2008, 3:51pm
Ecology
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Intense forest wildfire sharply reduces mineral soil C and N: the first direct evidence

Bormann, Bernard T., Peter S. Homann, Robyn L. Darbyshire, and Brett A. Morrissette. 2008. Intense forest wildfire sharply reduces mineral soil C and N: the first direct evidence. Can. J. For. Res. 38: 2771–2783 (2008).

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1 Sep 2008, 5:04pm
Ecology Forest and Fire Sciences
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Interactions Among Livestock Grazing, Vegetation Type, and Fire Behavior in the Murphy Wildland Fire Complex in Idaho and Nevada, July 2007

Launchbaugh, Karen, Bob Brammer, Matthew L. Brooks, Stephen Bunting, Patrick Clark, Jay Davison, Mark Fleming, Ron Kay, Mike Pellant, David A. Pyke,and Bruce Wylie. 2008. Interactions Among Livestock Grazing, Vegetation Type, and Fire Behavior in the Murphy Wildland Fire Complex in Idaho and Nevada, July 2007. Open-File Report 2008–1214, U.S. Department of the Interior U.S. Geological Survey.

Prepared in cooperation with the Murphy Wildland Fire Grazing and Fuel Assessment Team

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7 Apr 2008, 5:59pm
Ecology Forest and Fire Sciences Management
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Montane Meadow and Open Area Encroachment in the Lincoln Forest, Sacramento Grazing Allotment

Frost, Ric, Casey Roberts, Garrett Hyatt, John Fowler. 2007. Montane Meadow and Open Area Encroachment in the Lincoln Forest, Sacramento Grazing Allotment. New Mexico State Univ. Cooperative Extension Service/Agricultural Experiment Station, Range Improvement Task Force, Report 69.

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Frost, Ric. 2007. Just One Match - An Easy Way To Destroy New Mexico. Range Magazine, Spring 2007.

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The second paper is a “popular” version of the first for lay readers, although both are very good and not too technical for most people.

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Comments to the Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest Regarding “Appropriate Management Response”

Dubrasich, Michael E. and Gregory J. Brenner. 2008. Comments to the Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest Regarding “Appropriate Management Response”. Western Institute for Study of the Environment.

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If you would like a free CD with the Comments and the Appendices (450+ MB), please email W.I.S.E. a request with your address.

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22 Mar 2008, 7:34pm
Forest and Fire Sciences Management
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Old-Growth Forest Science, Policy, and Management in the Pacific Northwest Region

Beck, Paul H. Old-Growth Forest Science, Policy, and Management in the Pacific Northwest Region — Testimony to the Subcommittee on Public Lands and Forests of the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, March 13, 2008.

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14 Mar 2008, 6:48pm
Forest and Fire Sciences Management
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The Forest Carbon and Emissions Model (FCEM)

Bonnicksen, Thomas M. The Forest Carbon And Emissions Model. 2008. The Forest Foundation, Auburn, CA,

FCEM Report No. 1 — Overview and technical information (beta version). Full text [here]

FCEM Report No. 2 — Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Four California Wildfires: Opportunities to Prevent and Reverse Environmental and Climate Impacts. Full text [here]

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6 Mar 2008, 10:19am
Forest and Fire Sciences Policy
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NAFSR Budget Recommendations for the USFS FY2009 Budget

Leonard, George M. - Chairman, Board of Directors, National Association of Forest Service Retirees (NAFSR). Recommendations to the Subcommittee on Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Regarding the FY2009 Budget for the U.S. Forest Service. 2008. NAFSR.

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