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Table 1 Fires included in the study, the total area burned, date of detection, and MEI calculated for the detection month and the 18 mo pre-fire interval. The table is sorted by the 18 mo mean. The largest fires (n = 9) were included in the within-fires analysis and are marked with an asterisk.

From: Changes in Fire Severity across Gradients of Climate, Fire Size, and Topography: A Landscape Ecological Perspective

Fire name Location1 Total area (ha) Detection date (Yr.JulianDate) MEI month of detection 18-month mean
*Cerro Grande SFNF NM 17349.39 2000.125 −0.34 −0.88
*Outlet 2000 GRCA AZ 4804.74 2000.131 −0.34 −0.88
*Pumpkin KNF AZ 6383.79 2000.146 0.03 −0.81
*Viveash SFNF NM 8811.09 2000.151 0.03 −0.81
Swamp Ridge GRCA AZ 1295.01 2001.229 0.29 −0.28
Tower GRCA AZ 1683.00 2001.241 0.29 −0.28
*Saddle Mountain KNF AZ 3931.74 1960.173 −0.26 0.00
Nicole SFNF NM 158.58 1996.175 −0.01 0.02
American Springs SFNF NM 703.26 1954.157 −1.55 0.03
*Dome SFNF NM 6648.57 1996.116 −0.49 0.04
*La Mesa BAND NM 5745.60 1977.167 0.49 0.06
Walhalla GRCA AZ 1325.16 2004.259 0.56 0.32
Bright GRCA AZ 520.20 2004.237 0.61 0.34
Outlet 2004 GRCA AZ 450.27 2004.236 0.61 0.34
Quartz GRCA AZ 228.96 2004.222 0.46 0.35
Long Jim GRCA AZ 820.80 2004.126 0.27 0.48
*Poplar-Big-Rose GRCA AZ 6839.10 2003.190 0.00 0.58
*Oso SFNF NM 2462.67 1998.182 1.14 1.75
  1. 1Location codes (one of potentially multiple management agencies): KNF = Kaibab National Forest, SFNF = Santa Fe National Forest, GRCA = Grand Canyon National Park, BAND = Bandelier National Monument, AZ = Arizona, NM = New Mexico.