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EFFICIENCY OF FLAME RETARDANT AGENTS IN FOREST FIREFIGHTING…

EFFICIENCY OF FLAME RETARDANT AGENTS IN FOREST FIREFIGHTING…
EFFICIENCY OF FLAME RETARDANT AGENTS IN FOREST FIREFIGHTING AND INFLUENCE ON SUBSEQUENT ECOSYSTEM RESTORATION
Project type: 
Applied Investigation
Financing organism: 
Ministerio de Ciencia y Tecnología (AGL2001-1242-C04-02)
Participating entities: 
CIF Lourizan e Instituto de Agrobiología del CSIC (Santiago de Compostela)
Period: 
2002 – 2004
RESEARCH TEAM

Principal researcher: 
María Teresa Fontúrbel Lliteras
Contributing researchers: 

José Antonio Vega, Pedro Pérez-Gorostiaga, Pedro Cuiñas

Summary: 

We evaluated the effectiveness of two retardant, polyphosphate and sparkling, compared with water, facing the behavior of the fire. We also evaluated their effects on some components of the soil ecosystem, commonly used as indicators of soil quality.

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