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Norse Peak/American Fires BAER News Release

Norse Peak Soils Report Final

Incident: Norse Peak/American Fires BAER Burned Area Emergency Response
Released: 10/31/2017

Norse Peak Soils Report
Objectives:

This purpose of this soil assessment is to:

Summarize the soil types within the fire and briefly discuss the management importance of each type

Describe the Soil Burn Severity (SBS) within the fire area

Estimate soil erosion in watersheds determined sensitive to erosion and sediment transport

Determine whether threat to soil productivity and threat of erosion constitute an emergency

Determine any needed treatments

Make recommendations to Forest management

View the full report here.

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Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
Washington
Everett, WA 98201
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