STAND-REPLACEMENT FIRE

Hebrew translation: שריפה מחסלת צמחייה

14:45 Dec 8, 2010
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Environment & Ecology / שריפות יער
English term or phrase: STAND-REPLACEMENT FIRE
שריפת יערות
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Hebrew translation:שריפה מחסלת צמחייה
Explanation:
STAND-REPLACEMENT FIRE:
Fire that kills or top-kills aboveground parts of the dominant vegetation, changing aboveground structure substantially. The majority (more than 75% according to Hann and others 2004, more than 80% according to Smith (2000) of the aboveground, dominant vegetation is either consumed or dies as a result of the fire. Applies to forests, shrublands, and grasslands (Smith 2000), though not often used to describe grasslands.
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stand-replacement fire
שריפה מחסלת צמחייה


Explanation:
STAND-REPLACEMENT FIRE:
Fire that kills or top-kills aboveground parts of the dominant vegetation, changing aboveground structure substantially. The majority (more than 75% according to Hann and others 2004, more than 80% according to Smith (2000) of the aboveground, dominant vegetation is either consumed or dies as a result of the fire. Applies to forests, shrublands, and grasslands (Smith 2000), though not often used to describe grasslands.



    Reference: http://www.fs.fed.us/database/feis/glossary.html
    Reference: http://lib.cet.ac.il/pages/item.asp?item=5237&kwd=2113
Aya Deutsch
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agree  Sandra & Kenneth Grossman: שריפה המשמידה את כסות הצמחייה
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