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Título: Fuzzy Boolean nets investigation of the alteration of some physical forest soil properties due to a prescribed fire action
Autor: Meira Castro, A C
Meixedo, João Paulo
Carvalho, João P.
Data: 2011
Editora: Czech University of Life Sciences
Resumo: Portuguese northern forests are often and severely affected by wildfires during the summer season. Some preventive actions, such as prescribed (or controlled) burnings and clear-cut logging, are often used as a measure to reduce the occurrences of wildfires. In the particular case of Serra da Cabreira forest, due to extremely difficulties in operational field work, the prescribed (or controlled) burning technique is the the most common preventive action used to reduce the existing fuel load amount. This paper focuses on a Fuzzy Boolean Nets analysis of the changes in some forest soil properties, namely pH, moisture and organic matter content, after a controlled fire, and on the difficulties found during the sampling process and how they were overcome. The monitoring process was conducted during a three-month period in Anjos, Vieira do Minho, Portugal, an area located in a contact zone between a two-mica coarse-grained porphyritic granite and a biotite with plagioclase granite. The sampling sites were located in a spot dominated by quartzphyllite with quartz veins whose bedrock is partially altered and covered by slightly thick humus, which maintains low undergrowth vegetation.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10400.22/4914
ISBN: 978-80-213-2195-3
Aparece nas colecções:ISEP – DMA – Comunicações em eventos científicos

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