Soil Water Repellency within a Burned Piñon–Juniper Woodland: Spatial Distribution, Severity, and Ecohydrologic Implications

  title={Soil Water Repellency within a Burned Pi{\~n}on–Juniper Woodland: Spatial Distribution, Severity, and Ecohydrologic Implications},
  author={Matthew D. Madsen and Daniel L. Zvirzdin and Steven L. Petersen and Bryan G. Hopkins and Bruce A. Roundy and David G. Chandler},
  journal={Soil Science Society of America Journal},
Soil water repellency is commonly found in pinon (Pinus spp.)-juniper (Juniperus spp.) (P-J) woodlands and may limit site recovery aft er a fi re. Understanding the extent of this problem and the impact it has on vegetation recovery will help guide land managers in conducting their restoration eff orts. In this study, we (i) examined the spatial distribution and severity of post-fi re soil water repellency in a burned P-J woodland, (ii) related ecohydrologic properties to pre-fi re tree canopy… 

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