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Disturbance history in the Tanana River Basin of Alaska: Management implications

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1997

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Roessler, James S., 1997, Disturbance history in the Tanana River Basin of Alaska: Management implications: University of Alaska Fairbanks.

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The forests of Tanana River Basin in Interior Alaska have a history of disturbance. Four issues reflecting forest disturbance, important to include in current management strategies for these lands, were researched: (1) disturbance history of the Tanana Valley; (2) Alaska Interagency Fire Management Plan: a case study; (3) prescribed natural fire in Alaska: possibilities and complexities; and (4) past use of prescribed fire in white spruce: a summary with particular reference to Alaska. Through researching historical archives, conducting field visits, interviewing land and fire managers and reviewing current planning documents, I reached four major conclusions: (1) there is lack of use of historical facts regarding human-induced changes [...]

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