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The Hilina Pali Fire: A Controlled Burn Exercise

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dc.contributor.author Parman, Terry T.
dc.contributor.author Wampler, Kirk
dc.date.accessioned 2008-10-17T01:39:02Z
dc.date.available 2008-10-17T01:39:02Z
dc.date.issued 1977-05
dc.identifier.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.
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10125/2935
dc.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.
dc.description.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.
dc.description.sponsorship National Park Service Contract No. CX 8000 6 0031
dc.language.iso en-US
dc.publisher Cooperative National Park Resources Studies Unit, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Department of Botany
dc.relation.ispartofseries Technical Report
dc.relation.ispartofseries 18
dc.subject.lcsh Fire ecology -- Hawaii -- Hawaii Island.
dc.subject.lcsh Hawaii Volcanoes National Park (Hawaii)
dc.subject.lcsh Prescribed burning -- Hawaii -- Hawaii Island.
dc.title The Hilina Pali Fire: A Controlled Burn Exercise
dc.type Report
dc.type.dcmi Text
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