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Table 1 Formulas used to classify each study site, from studies that were published between 1990 and 2019 that were used in the review of fire effects across South American ecosystems to determine the role of climate and time since fire, into different climate types. MAP = Mean Annual Precipitation; MAT = Mean Annual Temperature

From: A review of fire effects across South American ecosystems: the role of climate and time since fire

Climate types Formulas
Humid MAP > 7.143 MAT + 286 and MAP > –1.469 MAT2 + 81.665 MAT + 475
Semiarid MAP > 7.143 MAT + 286 and MAP < –1.469 MAT2 + 81.665 MAT + 475
Dry MAP < 7.143 MAT + 286 and MAP < –1.469 MAT2 + 81.665 MAT + 475