Levno, Al; Rothacher, Jack. 1969. Increases in maximum stream temperatures after slash burning in a small experimental watershed. Res. Note PNW-110. Portland, OR: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Forest and Range Experiment Station. 7 p.
The first year after slash was burned on a 237-acrecZearcut watershed in the Cascade Range of Oregon, averagemaximum water temperatures increased 13°, 14°, and 12° F.during June, July, and August. A maximum stream tempera-ture of 75° F. persisted for 3 hours on a day in July.