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800 Buchanan Street
West Annex Building
Albany, CA 94710-0011

(510) 559-6300

San Dimas Experimental Forest

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[Photo]: SDEF vegetation view

Wild fire emissions to the atmosphere are an acute source of particulates, hydrocarbons, and greenhouse gases. The first whole-plume measurements of emissions from chaparral fires were made by aircraft at San Dimas in the Lodi Canyon prescribed fires of 1986 and 1987.
Lodi Canyon ignition, USFS photo

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