Fire season severity index for California National Forests
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Fire season severity index for California National Forests by Clive M. Countryman

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Published by California Forest and Range Experiment Station in Berkeley, Calif .
Written in English


  • Forest fires

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Edition Notes

Statementby C.M. Countryman and P.H. Intorf
SeriesMiscellaneous paper / California Forest and Range Experiment Station -- no. 14, Miscellaneous paper (California Forest and Range Experiment Station) -- no. 14.
The Physical Object
Pagination7 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25594641M

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