OSU Study: Wildfire debris could cause early snowmelt

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burned debris - Photo from Kelly Gleason
Burned woody debris, including everything from the burned canopy (burned bark, needles, lichens, branches, as well as soot and carbon chunks) leads to a darkening of the snow and increased solar radiation (photo courtesy of OSU)