Stand replacement prescribed burning for fuel reduction and regeneration of Table Mountain/Pitch Pine stands in the Southern Appalachian Mountains
Entry ID: SFP_standreplacement

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Summary
Abstract: Ridgetop pine communities of the southern Appalachian Mountains have
historically been maintained by lightning- and human caused fires. Because of
fire suppression for several decades, these stands are entering later seral
stages. Such stands typically have an overstory of Table Mountain pine (Pinus
pungens) which is being replaced by shade tolerant chestnut oaks (Quercus
prinus). The shrub ... View entire text
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Description: Metadata in Biological Data Profile format.
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 35.45   S: 31.8   E: -78.3   W: -83.59

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Thomas Waldrop, U.S.D.A. Forest Service
Dataset Title: Stand replacement prescribed burning for fuel reduction and regeneration of Table Mountain/Pitch Pine stands in the Southern Appalachian Mountains
Dataset Release Date: unknown
Dataset Publisher: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Southern Research Station
Online Resource: http://www.srs.fs.usda.gov/
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1997-01-01
Stop Date: 2003-12-31
ISO Topic Category
Quality 185 total plots were sampled for fuels, overstory, shrubs, sprouts, herbacious
vegetation, seedling regeneration, bark char height, soil exposure, insolation
on forest floor, cones, on all 8 sites combined. All plots were placed into a
fire severity category. GPS point data was only collected at the Tallullah
sites.

A total ... View entire text
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Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
Data Center
Southern Research Station, Forest Service, U. S. Department of Agriculture Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://www.srs.fs.fed.us/

Data Center Personnel
Name: THOMAS A. WALDROP
Phone: (864) 656-5054
Email: twaldrop at fs.fed.us
Contact Address:
USDA Forest Service, Southern Research Station
City: Clemson
Province or State: South Carolina
Postal Code: 29634-1003
Personnel
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Phone: (864) 656-5054
Email: twaldrop at fs.fed.us
Contact Address:
USDA Forest Service, Southern Research Station
City: Clemson
Province or State: South Carolina
Postal Code: 29634-1003
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Publications/References
Thomas Waldrop, 2003, Southern Fire Portal - Fred Rascoe - Stand replacement
prescribed burning for fuel reduction and regeneration of Table Mountain/Pitch
Pine stands in the Southern Appalachian Mountains. In Thomas Waldrop, 2003,
Stand Replacement Prescribed Burning for Fuel Reduction and Regeneration of
Table Mountain/Pitch Pine Stands in the Southern Appalachian Mountains.
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2006-02-24
Last DIF Revision Date: 2012-12-12
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