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The Hilina Pali Fire: A Controlled Burn Exercise

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Title: The Hilina Pali Fire: A Controlled Burn Exercise
Authors: Parman, Terry T.
Wampler, Kirk
LC Subject Headings: Fire ecology -- Hawaii -- Hawaii Island.
Hawaii Volcanoes National Park (Hawaii)
Prescribed burning -- Hawaii -- Hawaii Island.
Issue Date: May 1977
Publisher: Cooperative National Park Resources Studies Unit, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Department of Botany
Citation: Parman TT, Wampler K. 1977. The Hilina Pali fire: a controlled burn exercise. Honolulu (HI): Cooperative National Park Resources Studies Unit, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Department of Botany. Technical Report, 18.
Series/Report no.: Technical Report
18
Abstract: The alteration of natural successional trends within Hawaii's native flora has been affected by many agents. The introduction of exotic plants and feral animals by the early Polynesians marked the first purposeful change in species composition and succession within the Islands. The subsequent addition by European man of numerous species of exotic plants has helped to alter substantially the process of natural succession in many plant communities throughout Hawai'i. The presence of these exotic species has, in many instances, increased the potential for further alteration of these communities by fire. The intent of this study is to document the effects of fire in a mixed grass and shrub 'Ohi'a woodland, in an effort to provide information relevant to control and suppression of future fires within this ecosystem.
Description: Reports were scanned in black and white at a resolution of 600 dots per inch and were converted to text using Adobe Paper Capture Plug-in.
Sponsor: National Park Service Contract No. CX 8000 6 0031
URI/DOI: http://hdl.handle.net/10125/2935
Appears in Collections:The PCSU and HPI-CESU Technical Reports 1974 - current



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