Environmental Science for AP* (2nd Edition)

Published by W. H. Freeman
ISBN 10: 1464108684
ISBN 13: 978-1-46410-868-6

Chapter 10 - AP Environmental Science Practice Exam - Section 1: Multiple-Choice Questions: 7

Answer

A buildup of dead biomass that can fuel larger fires.

Work Step by Step

For many years, managers of forest ecosystems, including the USFS, worked to suppress fires. This strategy led to the accumulation of large quantities of dead biomass on the forest floor, which causes more forest fires.
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