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How A Forest Stopped a Fire in its Tracks

 
 
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How a Forest Stopped a Fire in Its Tracks

July 22, 2003
By JAMES GORMAN




When a fire swept through the Blacks Mountain Experimental
Forest last September, it was stopped dead by a patch of
forest that was different from the rest.

http://www.nytimes.com/2003/07/22/science/earth/22FIRE.html?ex=1059867930&ei=1&en=749e7a26bb3ea93f
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Reply Tue 22 Jul, 2003 04:56 am
Couldn't ask for a better experimental paradigm. So now we know: thinning is good, thinning plus controlled burning is better.
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