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  1. Understanding pre-1850s fire history and its effect on forest structure can provide insights useful for fire managers in developing plans to moderate fire hazards in the face of forecasted climate change. Whil...

    Authors: Anna Klimaszewski-Patterson, Theodore Dingemans, Christopher T. Morgan and Scott A. Mensing
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2024 20:3
  2. Increased drought due to climate change will alter fire regimes in mesic forested landscapes where fuel moisture typically limits fire spread and where fuel loads are consistently high. These landscapes are of...

    Authors: Zachary J. Robbins, E. Louise Loudermilk, Tina G. Mozelewski, Kate Jones and Robert M. Scheller
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2024 20:2
  3. Wildfires are recognized as an important ecological component of larch-dominated boreal forests in eastern Siberia. However, long-term fire-vegetation dynamics in this unique environment are poorly understood....

    Authors: Ramesh Glückler, Josias Gloy, Elisabeth Dietze, Ulrike Herzschuh and Stefan Kruse
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2024 20:1
  4. Fire-vegetation feedbacks can modulate the global change effects conducive to extreme fire behavior and high fire severity of subsequent wildfires in reburn areas by altering the composition, flammability trai...

    Authors: José Manuel Fernández-Guisuraga and Leonor Calvo
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2023 19:72
  5. Snags, standing dead trees, are becoming more abundant in forests as tree mortality rates continue to increase due to fire, drought, and bark beetles. Snags provide habitat for birds and small mammals, and whe...

    Authors: Kendall M. L. Becker and James A. Lutz
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2023 19:71
  6. Sagebrush shrublands in the Great Basin, USA, are experiencing widespread increases in wildfire size and area burned resulting in new policies and funding to implement fuel treatments. However, we lack the spa...

    Authors: Jeanne C. Chambers, Jessi L. Brown, Matthew C. Reeves, Eva K. Strand, Lisa M. Ellsworth, Claire M. Tortorelli, Alexandra K. Urza and Karen C. Short
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2023 19:70
  7. With the increase in forest fire emissions, an increasing amount of nitrogen is released from combustibles and taken up by plant leaves in the form of PM2.5 smoke deposition. Concurrently, the stress from PM2.5 a...

    Authors: Haichuan Lin, Yuanfan Ma, Pingxin Zhao, Ziyan Huang, Xiaoyu Zhan, Mulualem Tigabu and Futao Guo
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2023 19:69
  8. Climate change is altering the fire regime and compromising the post-fire recovery of vegetation worldwide. To understand the factors influencing post-fire vegetation cover restoration, we calculated the recov...

    Authors: Miguel Ángel Blanco-Rodríguez, Aitor Ameztegui, Pere Gelabert, Marcos Rodrigues and Lluís Coll
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2023 19:68
  9. Climate change is driving global fire regimes toward greater extremes, potentially threatening plant species that are adapted to historic fire regimes. Successful conservation of threatened plant species depen...

    Authors: Tom Le Breton, Laura Schweickle, Craig Dunne, Mitchell Lyons and Mark Ooi
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2023 19:67
  10. The study of wildfire interactions (i.e., spread limitation and reburns) is gaining traction as a means of describing the self-limiting process of fire spread in the landscape and has important management impl...

    Authors: David A. Davim, Carlos G. Rossa, José M. C. Pereira, Nuno Guiomar and Paulo M. Fernandes
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2023 19:66
  11. Current assessments of the effects of climate change on future wildfire risk are based on either empirical approaches or fire weather indices. No study has yet used process-based models over national scales to...

    Authors: Rodrigo Balaguer-Romano, Rubén Díaz-Sierra, Miquel De Cáceres, Jordi Voltas, Matthias M. Boer and Víctor Resco de Dios
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2023 19:65
  12. Late dry-season wildfires in sub-Saharan Africa’s savanna-protected areas are intensifying, increasing carbon emissions, and threatening ecosystem functioning. Addressing these challenges requires active local...

    Authors: Abigail R. Croker, Jeremy Woods and Yiannis Kountouris
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2023 19:63
  13. Mobile ad hoc networks have piqued researchers’ interest in various applications, including forest fire detection. Because of the massive losses caused by this disaster, forest fires necessitate regular monito...

    Authors: Inam Ullah, Tariq Hussain, Aamir Khan, Iqtidar Ali, Farhad Ali and Chang Choi
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2023 19:62
  14. In the new era of large, high-intensity wildfire events, new fire prevention and extinction strategies are emerging. Software that simulates fire behavior can play a leading role. In order for these simulators...

    Authors: Ana Solares-Canal, Laura Alonso, Thais Rincón, Juan Picos, Domingo M. Molina-Terrén, Carmen Becerra and Julia Armesto
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2023 19:61
  15. Wildfire regimes are changing dramatically across North American deserts with the spread of invasive grasses. Invasive grass fire cycles in historically fire-resistant deserts are resulting in larger and more ...

    Authors: Rebekah L. Stanton, Baylie C. Nusink, Kristina L. Cass, Tara B. B. Bishop, Brianna M. Woodbury, David N. Armond and Samuel B. St. Clair
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2023 19:60
  16. Understanding how temporal and spatial attributes of fire regimes, environmental conditions, and species’ traits interact to shape ecological communities will help improve biodiversity conservation in fire-aff...

    Authors: Frederick W. Rainsford, Katherine M. Giljohann, Andrew F. Bennett, Michael F. Clarke, Josephine MacHunter, Katharine Senior, Holly Sitters, Simon Watson and Luke T. Kelly
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2023 19:59
  17. Six synchronous, wind-driven, high severity megafires burned over 300,000 hectares of mesic temperate forest in the western Cascades of NW Oregon and SW Washington states in early September 2020. While remote ...

    Authors: Sebastian U. Busby, Angela M. Klock and Jeremy S. Fried
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2023 19:58
  18. Wildfires represent an important element in the bio-geophysical cycles of various ecosystems across the globe and are particularly related to land transformation in tropical and subtropical regions. In this st...

    Authors: Rodrigo San Martín, Catherine Ottlé and Anna Sörensson
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2023 19:57
  19. Wildfires are increasingly frequent in the Western US and impose a number of costs including from the instantaneous release of carbon when vegetation burns. Carbon released into the atmosphere aggravates clima...

    Authors: Kristin Sweeney, Ruth Dittrich, Spencer Moffat, Chelsea Power and Jeffrey D. Kline
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2023 19:55
  20. Forests cover nearly one-third of the Earth’s land and are some of our most biodiverse ecosystems. Due to climate change, these essential habitats are endangered by increasing wildfires. Wildfires are not just...

    Authors: Khubab Ahmad, Muhammad Shahbaz Khan, Fawad Ahmed, Maha Driss, Wadii Boulila, Abdulwahab Alazeb, Mohammad Alsulami, Mohammed S. Alshehri, Yazeed Yasin Ghadi and Jawad Ahmad
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2023 19:54
  21. Shortleaf pine is a fire-adapted tree species, and prescribed fire is commonly used to increase its regeneration success, improve wildlife habitat, and reach conservation objectives associated with open forest...

    Authors: Hope Fillingim, Benjamin O. Knapp, John M. Kabrick, Michael C. Stambaugh, Grant P. Elliott and Daniel C. Dey
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2023 19:53
  22. Mediterranean shrublands are composed of species that have different regeneration strategies after fire and soil seed bank types. However, differences over the years in seed dispersal temporal and spatial patt...

    Authors: José M. Moreno, Eva Zuazua, Iván Torres, Antonio Parra and Clara Moreno-Fenoll
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2023 19:51
  23. Current guidance for implementation of United States federal wildland fire policy charges agencies with restoring and maintaining fire-adapted ecosystems while limiting the extent of wildfires that threaten li...

    Authors: Bradley M. Pietruszka, Jesse D. Young, Karen C. Short, Lise A. St. Denis, Matthew P. Thompson and David E. Calkin
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2023 19:50
  24. Due to anthropogenic climate change and historic fire suppression, wildfire frequency and severity are increasing across the western United States. Whereas the indirect effects of fire on wildlife via habitat ...

    Authors: Jessalyn Ayars, Robert L. Emmet, Sarah B. Bassing, Olivia V. Sanderfoot, Sierra Raby, Alexandra Karambelas, Eric P. James, Ravan Ahmadov and Beth Gardner
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2023 19:49
  25. In recent decades, fire has increasingly occurred in the tropical montane rainforests of northern Vietnam. However, there are few studies of the effects of fire on forest composition and recovery in this regio...

    Authors: Pham T. Trang, Margaret E. Andrew and Neal J. Enright
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2023 19:47
  26. Native pinyon (Pinus spp.) and juniper (Juniperus spp.) trees are expanding into shrubland communities across the Western United States. These trees often outcompete with native sagebrush (Artemisia spp.) associa...

    Authors: Claire L. Williams, Lisa M. Ellsworth, Eva K. Strand, Matt C. Reeves, Scott E. Shaff, Karen C. Short, Jeanne C. Chambers, Beth A. Newingham and Claire Tortorelli
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2023 19:46
  27. Climate is a main driver of fire regimes, but recurrent fires provide stabilizing feedbacks at several spatial scales that can limit fire spread and severity—potentially contributing to a form of self-regulati...

    Authors: Nicholas A. Povak, Paul F. Hessburg, R. Brion Salter, Robert W. Gray and Susan J. Prichard
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2023 19:45
  28. Interest in Human Action Recognition (HAR), which encompasses both household and industrial settings, is growing. HAR describes a computer system’s capacity to accurately recognize and evaluate human activitie...

    Authors: Harun Jamil, Khan Murad Ali and Do-Hyeun Kim
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2023 19:44

    The Correction to this article has been published in Fire Ecology 2023 19:48

  29. Increases in fire activity and changes in fire regimes have been documented in recent decades across the western United States. Climate change is expected to continue to exacerbate impacts to forested ecosyste...

    Authors: Tzeidle N. Wasserman and Stephanie E. Mueller
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2023 19:43
  30. Two of Ghana’s ecological zones—Guinea-savanna zone (GSZ) and Forest-savanna mosaic zone (FSZ)—are practically homologous in terms of structure and floristic composition, with some differences. The various sub...

    Authors: Kueshi Sémanou Dahan, Raymond Abudu Kasei and Rikiatu Husseini
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2023 19:42
  31. Steep elevational gradients bring multiple forest types and fire regimes together in close proximity. The San Francisco Peaks/Dook’o’oosłííd in northern Arizona rise to 3851 m elevation with slopes that span m...

    Authors: Peter Z. Fulé, Molly Peige Barrett, Allison E. Cocke, Joseph E. Crouse, John P. Roccaforte, Donald P. Normandin, W. Wallace Covington, Margaret M. Moore, Thomas A. Heinlein, Michael T. Stoddard and Kyle C. Rodman
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2023 19:41
  32. The Washburn fire started on July 7, 2022 in the lower Mariposa Grove in Yosemite National Park, posing immediate threats to the iconic giant sequoias (Sequoiadendron giganteum), critical Pacific fisher (Pekania ...

    Authors: Lacey E. Hankin, Chad T. Anderson, Garrett J. Dickman, Parker Bevington and Scott L. Stephens
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2023 19:40
  33. Historically, reburn dynamics from cultural and lightning ignitions were central to the ecology of fire in the western United States (wUS), whereby past fire effects limited future fire growth and severity. Ov...

    Authors: Susan J. Prichard, R. Brion Salter, Paul F. Hessburg, Nicholas A. Povak and Robert W. Gray
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2023 19:38
  34. Wildland fire in arid and semi-arid (dryland) regions can intensify when climatic, biophysical, and land-use factors increase fuel load and continuity. To inform wildland fire management under these conditions...

    Authors: Adam G. Wells, Seth M. Munson, Miguel L. Villarreal, Steven E. Sesnie and Katherine M. Laushman
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2023 19:37
  35. Wilderness areas are important natural laboratories for scientists and managers working to understand fire. In the last half-century, shifts in the culture and policy of land management agencies have facilitat...

    Authors: Mark R. Kreider, Melissa R. Jaffe, Julia K. Berkey, Sean A. Parks and Andrew J. Larson
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2023 19:36
  36. In ecosystems where fire has been excluded, pyrosilviculture can restore some processes historically maintained by fire while mitigating risk where fire is inevitable. Pyrosilviculture in crown fire-adapted fo...

    Authors: Sarah M. Bisbing, Alexandra K. Urza, Robert A. York, Lacey E. Hankin and Tessa R. Putz
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2023 19:35
  37. Wildfire is a landscape disturbance important for stream ecosystems and the recruitment of large wood (LW; LW describes wood in streams) into streams, with post-fire management also playing a role. We used a s...

    Authors: Ashley A. Coble, Brooke E. Penaluna, Laura J. Six and Jake Verschuyl
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2023 19:34

    The Correction to this article has been published in Fire Ecology 2024 20:5

  38. Climate change is expected to increase fire activity across the circumboreal zone, including central Siberia. However, few studies have quantitatively assessed potential changes in fire regime characteristics,...

    Authors: Neil G. Williams, Melissa S. Lucash, Marc R. Ouellette, Thomas Brussel, Eric J. Gustafson, Shelby A. Weiss, Brian R. Sturtevant, Dmitry G. Schepaschenko and Anatoly Z. Shvidenko
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2023 19:33
  39. Mediterranean ecosystems dominated by Pinus pinaster Ait. (maritime pine) are subject to a shift from fuel-limited to drought-driven fire regimes, characterized by an increasing wildfire extent, recurrence, and s...

    Authors: José Manuel Fernández-Guisuraga, Elena Marcos and Leonor Calvo
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2023 19:32
  40. Estimating the factors affecting the probability of a wildfire reaching the wildland urban interface (WUI) can help managers make decisions to prevent WUI property loss. This study compiles data on fire progre...

    Authors: Yu Wei, Benjamin Gannon, Jesse Young, Erin Belval, Matthew Thompson, Christopher O’Connor and David Calkin
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2023 19:30
  41. In California’s mixed-conifer forests, fuel reduction treatments can successfully reduce fire severity, bolster forest resilience, and make lasting changes in forest structure. However, current understanding o...

    Authors: Kathryn E. Low, John J. Battles, Ryan E. Tompkins, Colin P. Dillingham, Scott L. Stephens and Brandon M. Collins
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2023 19:29
  42. Within California’s chaparral ecosystems, fuel reduction treatments are commonly used to reduce the negative impacts of wildfire but the durability of fuel treatment changes to fuels and vegetation when expose...

    Authors: Abigail M. Jones, Jeffrey M. Kane, Eamon A. Engber, Caroline A. Martorano and Jennifer Gibson
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2023 19:28
  43. Fire seasonality is important for forest managers to consider when restoring historical disturbance regimes and recovering native ecosystem structure and composition, but it is less understood and less frequen...

    Authors: Allison L. Melcher, Donald Hagan, Kyle Barrett, Beth Ross and Jean Lorber
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2023 19:27

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