The Appalachian Fuel Moisture Scale
Author: Byram, George M.
Source: Journal of Forestry, Volume 38, Number 6, 1 June 1940 , pp. 493-495(3)
Publisher: Society of American Foresters
Abstract:Various forest protection techniques are constantly improving. The so-called "indicator sticks" first developed by Gisborne were a distinct advance in estimating the moisture content of forest fuels. The article describes an improved scale for weighing these sticks. The scale reads directly in terms of wood-stick moisture and eliminates the necessity of dry sticks weighing exactly 100 grams.
Document Type: Journal Article
Affiliations: Appalachian Forest Experiment Station
Publication date: June 1, 1940
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