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Contact: Walita Kay Williams
USDA Forest Service - Pacific Southwest Research Station

Fuels, Fire and Smoke

Caption: This prescribed burn in maritime chaparral at Vandenberg Air Force Base demonstrates that describing the burning vegetation is critical to reliably predicting the impact of wildland fire on greenhouse gas emissions and black carbon.

Credit: USDA Forest Service/ Joey Chong

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