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Mitigating wildfire risk is a land management priority across the U.S. Reducing fuel loads through mechanical treatments can control understory and midstory vegetation and prevent fuel ladders that can spread fire from ground vegetation up into the canopy crown. A book chapter by USDA Forest Service scientists Dana Mitchell and Mathew Smidt summarizes costs, benefits, and limitations for common mechanical fuel treatments.
- The potential for effective training of logging truck drivers
Smidt, Mathew F.; Mitchell, Dana; Logan, Kristi K.
- Trainee’s reactions to logger training course characteristics: data from 300 courses held in Italy
Magagnotti, Natascia; Smidt, Mathew; Spinelli, Raffaele.
- Factors influencing productivity and cost in the whole-tree harvesting system
Parajuli, Manisha; Hiesl, Patrick; Smidt, Mathew; Mitchell, Dana.
- Sensitivity of using stable water isotopic tracers to study the hydrology of isolated wetlands in North Florida
Bugna, Glynnis C.; Grace, Johnny M.; Hsieh, Yuch-Ping.
- Estimating impact of forest land on groundwater recharge in a humid subtropical watershed of the Lower Mississippi River Alluvial Valley
Ouyang, Ying; Jin, Wei; Grace, Johnny M.; Obalum, Sunday E.; Zipperer, Wayne C.; Huang, Xiaoqing.