Lake Tahoe EIP

P019: Developing Fuels Treatments for Balancing Fuel Reduction, Soil Exposure, and Potential for Erosion in the Tahoe Basin

Project Number
04.01.01.0105
Action Priority
Conduct Applied Scientific Research
Implementers
Humboldt State University
Primary Contact
Kimberly Caringer (kcaringer@trpa.org)
Stage
Completed
Duration
2007 - 2010
Science Program Conduct Applied Scientific Research
Determine optimal targets for reducing fire hazard while minimizing erosion rates by characterizing fuel loading and patchiness and forest floor moisture content at eight sites and then evaluating response of prescribed fire and mastication treatments to simulated overland flow.

Key Accomplishments

Accomplishments to be provided upon completion of project

Threshold Categories

  • Vegetation Preservation

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