Tree Rings Reveal Long-Term Fire Histories

May 2004
Fire Chief;May2004, Vol. 48 Issue 5, p20
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Reports on the availability of prehistoric fire records developed from tree rings and from charcoal in lake sediments at the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's web site. Establishment of the International Multiproxy Paleofire Database; Increase in interest in understanding fire ecology and fire history in different forest types; Funding of fire research.


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