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.15: 133-302. Harris, Richard B. 1999. Abundance and characteristics of snags in western Montana forests. Gen. Tech. Rep. ... Hartl, William E.; Camp, Ann. 1998. Estimating historical snag density in dry forests east of the Cascades Range. Gen . Tech. ... Hungerford, Roger D.; Harrington, Michael G; Frandsen, William H.; Ryan, Kevin C; Niehoff, Gerald J. 1991. ... Predicting behavior and size of crown fires in the Northern Rocky Mountains. ... Saab, Victoria A.; Dudley, Jonathan G. 1998.
|Title||:||Coarse Woody Debris|
|Author||:||James Kerr Brown, Elizabeth D. Reinhardt, Kylie A. Kramer|