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An Illustrated Guide to Fire in Central Oregon Forests

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dc.creator Eckert, Bradley E.
dc.creator Walstad, John D. (John Daniel), 1944-
dc.creator Tappeiner, J. C. (John C.)
dc.creator Oregon State University. Forest Research Laboratory
dc.date.accessioned 2009-11-30T14:49:51Z
dc.date.available 2009-11-30T14:49:51Z
dc.date.issued 2008-05
dc.identifier.citation Eckert, Bradley E., John D. Walstad, and John C. Tappeiner II. 2008. An Illustrated Guide to Fire in Central Oregon Forests. Contributions in Education and Outreach No. 1, Forest Research Laboratory, Oregon State University, Corvallis. en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/1957/13500
dc.description.abstract This pictorial guide is primarily intended to serve as a backdrop for field tours of central Oregon that involve topics surrounding wildland fire. It also is designed to provide an overview of the role of fire in the major ecosystems characteristic of this region. Topics covered include fire history, fire regimes, current fire conditions, fire behavior, fire threats to natural resources, fuel treatments, interactions with the public, and future challenges and management options. A list of key references and glossary are also included. en
dc.description.sponsorship Preparation of this guide was funded by the Wildland Fire Science Initiative of the College of Forestry, Oregon State University. Printing costs were substantially covered by a generous donation from the Oregon Forest Resources Institute. en
dc.description.tableofcontents Abstract .... 2 List of Figures .... 4 A. Historic Ecosystems and Fire .... 7 B. Recent Fires vs. Natural, Historic Fires .... 14 C. Drivers of Current Fire Behavior .... 15 D. Threat of High-Severity Fire to Multiple Resources .... 22 E. Fuel Treatments .... 24 F. Future Challenges and Management Options .... 33 G. Closing Comments and Caveats .... 35 H. Summary .... 36 Suggested Reading .... 37 Glossary .... 39 en
dc.language.iso en_US en
dc.publisher Corvallis, Or. : Forest Research Laboratory, College of Forestry, Oregon State University en
dc.relation Explorer Site::Wildfire Risk Explorer en
dc.relation Explorer Site::Forest Explorer en
dc.relation Explorer Site::Oregon Explorer en
dc.relation.ispartofseries Contributions in education and outreach en
dc.relation.ispartofseries no. 1 en
dc.subject Fire en
dc.subject wildland fire en
dc.subject forest fire en
dc.subject rangeland fire en
dc.subject fire history en
dc.subject fire ecology en
dc.subject fire regime en
dc.subject fire severity en
dc.subject fire exclusion en
dc.subject fuels en
dc.subject fuel treatments en
dc.subject forest types en
dc.subject ponderosa pine en
dc.subject lodgepole pine en
dc.subject true fir en
dc.subject Douglas-fir en
dc.subject western juniper en
dc.subject ponderosa pine forests en
dc.subject mixed conifer forests en
dc.subject high elevation forests en
dc.subject Central Oregon en
dc.subject Deschutes National Forest en
dc.subject Sisters Ranger District en
dc.subject B&B Complex Fire en
dc.subject.lcsh Forests and forestry -- Research -- Oregon en
dc.subject.lcsh Forest fires -- Oregon en
dc.title An Illustrated Guide to Fire in Central Oregon Forests en
dc.type Technical Report en


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