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  1. Predictive models of post-fire tree and stem mortality are vital for management planning and understanding fire effects. Post-fire tree and stem mortality have been traditionally modeled as a simple empirical ...

    Authors: C. Alina Cansler, Sharon M. Hood, Phillip J. van Mantgem and J. Morgan Varner

    Citation: Fire Ecology 2020 16:25

    Content type: Monograph

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  2. Vegetation of the Cumberland Plateau (USA) has undergone dramatic transitions since the last glaciation and particularly since the onset of widespread logging and twentieth century fire exclusion. Shortleaf pi...

    Authors: Michael C. Stambaugh, Joseph M. Marschall and Erin R. Abadir

    Citation: Fire Ecology 2020 16:24

    Content type: Original research

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  3. The effects of climate on plant species ranges are well appreciated, but the effects of other processes, such as fire, on plant species distribution are less well understood. We used a dataset of 561 plots 0.1...

    Authors: Jan W. van Wagtendonk, Peggy E. Moore, Julie L. Yee and James A. Lutz

    Citation: Fire Ecology 2020 16:22

    Content type: Original research

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  4. Wildfires produce pyrogenic carbon (PyC) through the incomplete combustion of organic matter, and its chemical characterization is critical to understanding carbon (C) budgets and ecosystem functions in forest...

    Authors: Anna C. Talucci, Lauren M. Matosziuk, Jeff A. Hatten and Meg A. Krawchuk

    Citation: Fire Ecology 2020 16:21

    Content type: Field note

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  5. Thinning and prescribed fire are increasingly used to promote oak (Quercus L. spp.) regeneration in forest restoration projects across the eastern United States. In addition to monitoring the response of vegetati...

    Authors: C. Ken Smith, Amy J. Turner, J. Kevin Hiers, Julie Garai, W. Nate Wilson and A. Nicole Nunley

    Citation: Fire Ecology 2020 16:20

    Content type: Original research

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  6. This paper describes Fires of Change, a collaborative art exhibit designed to communicate about the shifting fire regimes of the United States Southwest through the lens of multimedia art. The Southwest Fire Scie...

    Authors: Melanie Colavito, Barbara Satink Wolfson, Andrea E. Thode, Collin Haffey and Carolyn Kimball

    Citation: Fire Ecology 2020 16:19

    Content type: Field note

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  7. Frequent-fire forests of the western United States have undergone remarkable changes in structure, composition, and function due to historical exclusion of naturally occurring fire. Mechanized tree thinning to...

    Authors: David W. Huffman, John Paul Roccaforte, Judith D. Springer and Joseph E. Crouse

    Citation: Fire Ecology 2020 16:18

    Content type: Review

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  8. In oak-dominated communities throughout eastern North America, fire exclusion and subsequent woody encroachment has replaced the “glitter” of once robust and diverse wildflower and grass layers with leaf-litte...

    Authors: Andrew L. Vander Yacht, Patrick D. Keyser, Seth A. Barrioz, Charles Kwit, Michael C. Stambaugh, Wayne K. Clatterbuck and Ryan Jacobs

    Citation: Fire Ecology 2020 16:17

    Content type: Original research

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  9. The Monitoring Trends in Burn Severity (MTBS) program has been providing the fire science community with large fire perimeter and burn severity data for the past 14 years. As of October 2019, 22 969 fires have...

    Authors: Joshua J. Picotte, Krishna Bhattarai, Danny Howard, Jennifer Lecker, Justin Epting, Brad Quayle, Nate Benson and Kurtis Nelson

    Citation: Fire Ecology 2020 16:16

    Content type: Original research

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  10. Wildfires affect vegetation structure, functions, and other attributes of forest ecosystems. Among these attributes, bird assemblages may be influenced by the distance from undisturbed to fire-disturbed forest...

    Authors: Adriana Marisel Morales, Natalia Politi, Luis Osvaldo Rivera, Constanza Guadalupe Vivanco and Guillermo Emilio Defossé

    Citation: Fire Ecology 2020 16:15

    Content type: Original research

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  11. Many Puerto Rican ecosystems evolved without a regular fire regime. As such, many native plants lack adaptations necessary to survive even low-intensity fires. Human-caused fires are increasing in frequency, i...

    Authors: Roberto Carrera-Martínez, Jorge Ruiz-Arocho, Laura Aponte-Díaz, David A. Jenkins and Joseph J. O’Brien

    Citation: Fire Ecology 2020 16:14

    Content type: Field note

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  12. In fire-adapted ecosystems of the western USA, prescribed fire is an essential restoration and fuel reduction tool. There is general concern that, as the fire season lengthens, the window for conducting prescr...

    Authors: Randy Striplin, Stephanie A. McAfee, Hugh D. Safford and Michael J. Papa

    Citation: Fire Ecology 2020 16:13

    Content type: Original research

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  13. In recent decades, as wildland fire occurrence has increased in the United States, concern about the emissions produced by wildland fires has increased as well. This growing concern is evidenced by an increase...

    Authors: Heath D. Starns, Douglas R. Tolleson, Robert J. Agnew, Elijah G. Schnitzler and John R. Weir

    Citation: Fire Ecology 2020 16:12

    Content type: Forum

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  14. The realm of wildland fire science encompasses both wild and prescribed fires. Most of the research in the broader field has focused on wildfires, however, despite the prevalence of prescribed fires and demons...

    Authors: J. Kevin Hiers, Joseph J. O’Brien, J. Morgan Varner, Bret W. Butler, Matthew Dickinson, James Furman, Michael Gallagher, David Godwin, Scott L. Goodrick, Sharon M. Hood, Andrew Hudak, Leda N. Kobziar, Rodman Linn, E. Louise Loudermilk, Sarah McCaffrey, Kevin Robertson…

    Citation: Fire Ecology 2020 16:11

    Content type: Forum

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  15. Resprouting is an effective strategy for persistence of perennial plants after disturbances such as fire. However, can disturbances be so frequent that they limit resprouting? We examined the effects of fire a...

    Authors: Eric S. Menges, Stacy A. Smith, Jose M. Olano, Jennifer L. Schafer, Gretel Clarke and Kevin Main

    Citation: Fire Ecology 2020 16:10

    Content type: Original research

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  16. Following publication of the original article Quigley et al. 2019, the authors reported that an incorrect version of Additional 1 has been published. The corrected version of Additional file 1 is attached to t...

    Authors: K. M. Quigley, R. E. Wildt, B. R. Sturtevant, R. K. Kolka, M. B. Dickinson, C. C. Kern, D. M. Donner and J. R. Miesel

    Citation: Fire Ecology 2020 16:7

    Content type: Correction

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    The original article was published in Fire Ecology 2019 15:5

  17. Repeated use of prescribed fire in Southern US pine stands has the potential to alter litter quality as well as forest floor mineralization, which may reduce nutrient availability. There are few studies that h...

    Authors: Hal O. Liechty and Michele Reinke

    Citation: Fire Ecology 2020 16:6

    Content type: Original research

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  18. A fire management strategy of deliberate patch-mosaic burning (PMB) is postulated to promote biodiversity by providing a range of habitat patches with different fire histories, habitat qualities, and vegetatio...

    Authors: Allan J. Wills, Graeme Liddelow and Verna Tunsell

    Citation: Fire Ecology 2020 16:5

    Content type: Original research

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  19. Wildfires in the Pacific Northwest (Washington, Oregon, Idaho, and western Montana, USA) have been immense in recent years, capturing the attention of resource managers, fire scientists, and the general public...

    Authors: Jessica E. Halofsky, David L. Peterson and Brian J. Harvey

    Citation: Fire Ecology 2020 16:4

    Content type: Review

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  20. Even though fire has been used extensively as part of conservation management in South Africa, its impact on the life history and mortality of fossorial reptiles is poorly documented. We conducted post-fire tr...

    Authors: Philip R. Jordaan, Johan C. A. Steyl, Catharine C. Hanekom and Xander Combrink

    Citation: Fire Ecology 2020 16:3

    Content type: Field note

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  21. Prairie–forest ecotones are ecologically important for biodiversity and ecological processes. While these ecotones cover small areas, their sharp gradients in land cover promote rich ecological interaction and...

    Authors: Penelope Morgan, Emily K. Heyerdahl, Eva K. Strand, Stephen C. Bunting, James P. Riser II, John T. Abatzoglou, Max Nielsen-Pincus and Mara Johnson

    Citation: Fire Ecology 2020 16:2

    Content type: Original research

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  22. Prescribed fire is increasingly used to accomplish management goals in fire-adapted systems, yet our understanding of effects on non-target organisms remains underdeveloped. Terricolous lichens in the genus Clado...

    Authors: David G. Ray, Gabriel D. Cahalan and James C. Lendemer

    Citation: Fire Ecology 2020 16:1

    Content type: Original research

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  23. High-severity fire in forested landscapes often produces a post-fire condition of high shrub cover and large loads of dead wood. Given the increasing patch size of high-severity fire and the tendency for these...

    Authors: Jamie M. Lydersen, Brandon M. Collins, Michelle Coppoletta, Melissa R. Jaffe, Hudson Northrop and Scott L. Stephens

    Citation: Fire Ecology 2019 15:43

    Content type: Original research

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  24. Behavioral responses are the most immediate ways animals interact with their environment, and are primary mechanisms by which individuals mitigate mortality risk while ensuring reproductive success. In disturb...

    Authors: Bradley S. Cohen, Thomas J. Prebyl, Bret A. Collier and Michael J. Chamberlain

    Citation: Fire Ecology 2019 15:41

    Content type: Original research

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  25. Fuel treatments are widely used to alter fuels in forested ecosystems to mitigate wildfire behavior and effects. However, few studies have examined long-term ecological effects of interacting fuel treatments (...

    Authors: Jessie M. Dodge, Eva K. Strand, Andrew T. Hudak, Benjamin C. Bright, Darcy H. Hammond and Beth A. Newingham

    Citation: Fire Ecology 2019 15:40

    Content type: Original research

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  26. Prescribed burning is used to reduce fire hazard in highly flammable vegetation types, including Banksia L.f. woodland that occurs on the Swan Coastal Plain (SCP), Western Australia, Australia. The 2016 census re...

    Authors: Valerie S. Densmore and Emma S. Clingan

    Citation: Fire Ecology 2019 15:36

    Content type: Original research

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  27. Knowledge of historical fire regimes informs the restoration of woodland communities. In the Appalachian Plateau of Ohio and Kentucky, USA, little is known about the long-term history of fire in oak–pine commu...

    Authors: Todd F. Hutchinson, Michael C. Stambaugh, Joseph M. Marschall and Richard P. Guyette

    Citation: Fire Ecology 2019 15:33

    Content type: Original research

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  28. Fire has historically been a primary control on succession and vegetation dynamics in boreal systems, although modern changing climate is potentially increasing fire size and frequency. Large, often remote fir...

    Authors: Darcy H. Hammond, Eva K. Strand, Andrew T. Hudak and Beth A. Newingham

    Citation: Fire Ecology 2019 15:32

    Content type: Original research

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  29. In recent years, fire services in Mediterranean Europe have been overwhelmed by extreme wildfire behavior. As a consequence, fire management has moved to defensive strategies with a focus only on the known ris...

    Authors: Marc Castellnou, Núria Prat-Guitart, Etel Arilla, Asier Larrañaga, Edgar Nebot, Xavier Castellarnau, Jordi Vendrell, Josep Pallàs, Joan Herrera, Marc Monturiol, José Cespedes, Jordi Pagès, Claudi Gallardo and Marta Miralles

    Citation: Fire Ecology 2019 15:31

    Content type: Forum

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  30. Prescribed burning plays an important role in the management of many ecosystems and can also be used to mitigate landscape-scale fire risk. Safe and effective application of prescribed fire requires that manag...

    Authors: G. Matt Davies, Colin J. Legg, A. Adam Smith and Angus MacDonald

    Citation: Fire Ecology 2019 15:30

    Content type: Original research

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  31. Pacific Northwest USA oak woodlands and savannas are fire-resilient communities dependent on frequent, low-severity fire to maintain their structure and understory species diversity, and to prevent encroachmen...

    Authors: Deborah G. Nemens, J. Morgan Varner and Peter W. Dunwiddie

    Citation: Fire Ecology 2019 15:29

    Content type: Original research

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  32. Understanding the temporal patterns of fire occurrence and their relationships with fuel dryness is key to sound fire management, especially under increasing global warming. At present, no system for predictio...

    Authors: Daniel Jose Vega-Nieva, Maria Guadalupe Nava-Miranda, Eric Calleros-Flores, Pablito Marcelo López-Serrano, Jaime Briseño-Reyes, Carlos López-Sánchez, Jose Javier Corral-Rivas, Eusebio Montiel-Antuna, Maria Isabel Cruz-Lopez, Rainer Ressl, Martin Cuahtle, Ernesto Alvarado-Celestino, Armando González-Cabán, Citlali Cortes-Montaño, Diego Pérez-Salicrup, Enrique Jardel-Pelaez…

    Citation: Fire Ecology 2019 15:28

    Content type: Original research

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  33. Wildfire is an important ecological process in mixed conifer forests of the Intermountain West region of the USA. However, researchers and managers are concerned because climate warming has led to increased fi...

    Authors: Eva K. Strand, Kevin L. Satterberg, Andrew T. Hudak, John Byrne, Azad Henareh Khalyani and Alistair M. S. Smith

    Citation: Fire Ecology 2019 15:25

    Content type: Original research

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  34. Following publication of the original article (Hyde et al., 2015), the authors have noticed two errors in the summarizing of our results and wish to point out the following corrections:

    Authors: Josh Hyde, Eva K. Strand, Andrew T. Hudak and Dale Hamilton

    Citation: Fire Ecology 2019 15:23

    Content type: Correction

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    The original article was published in Fire Ecology 2015 11:11030108

  35. Increasingly frequent and severe drought in the western United States has contributed to more frequent and severe wildfires, longer fire seasons, and more frequent bark beetle outbreaks that kill large numbers...

    Authors: Chris Ray, Daniel R. Cluck, Robert L. Wilkerson, Rodney B. Siegel, Angela M. White, Gina L. Tarbill, Sarah C. Sawyer and Christine A. Howell

    Citation: Fire Ecology 2019 15:21

    Content type: Original research

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  36. Straw mulching is one of the most common treatments applied immediately post fire to reduce soil erosion potential and mitigate post-fire effects on water quality, downstream property, and infrastructure, but ...

    Authors: Jonathan D. Bontrager, Penelope Morgan, Andrew T. Hudak and Peter R. Robichaud

    Citation: Fire Ecology 2019 15:22

    Content type: Original research

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  37. In the Inland Pacific Northwest of the United States, fire is a dominant driver of ecological change. Within wildfire perimeters, fire effects often vary considerably and typically include remnant patches of u...

    Authors: Anthony J. Martinez, Arjan J. H. Meddens, Crystal A. Kolden, Eva K. Strand and Andrew T. Hudak

    Citation: Fire Ecology 2019 15:20

    Content type: Original research

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  38. Endangered species management has been criticized as emphasizing a single-species approach to conservation and, in some cases, diverting resources from broad-based, land management objectives important for ove...

    Authors: Shelby A. Weiss, Eric L. Toman and R. Gregory Corace III

    Citation: Fire Ecology 2019 15:19

    Content type: Original research

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