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  1. Mountain pine beetle (Dendroctonus ponderosae Hopkins; MPB), a bark beetle native to western North America, has caused vast areas of tree mortality over the last several decades. The majority of this mortality ha...

    Authors: Travis Woolley, David C. Shaw, LaWen T. Hollingsworth, Michelle C. Agne, Stephen Fitzgerald, Andris Eglitis and Laurie Kurth

    Citation: Fire Ecology 2019 15:4

    Content type: Original research

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  2. Fire plays an important role in controlling the cycling and composition of organic matter and nutrients in terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems. In this study, we investigated the effects of wildfire severity, t...

    Authors: Fernanda Santos, Adam S. Wymore, Breeanne K. Jackson, S. Mažeika P. Sullivan, William H. McDowell and Asmeret Asefaw Berhe

    Citation: Fire Ecology 2019 15:3

    Content type: Original research

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  3. Information about contemporary fire regimes across the Sky Island mountain ranges of the Madrean Archipelago Ecoregion in the southwestern United States and northern Mexico can provide insight into how histori...

    Authors: Miguel L. Villarreal, Sandra L. Haire, Jose M. Iniguez, Citlali Cortés Montaño and Travis B. Poitras

    Citation: Fire Ecology 2019 15:2

    Content type: Original research

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  4. Coarse woody debris has numerous functions in forest ecosystems, including wildlife habitat, fuel loading, and nutrient cycling. Standing dead trees, or snags, are particularly important resources for wildlife...

    Authors: Lindsay M. Grayson, Daniel R. Cluck and Sharon M. Hood

    Citation: Fire Ecology 2019 15:1

    Content type: Original research

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  5. Many forests within the southern Appalachian region, USA, have experienced decades of fire exclusion, contributing to regeneration challenges for species such as oaks (Quercus spp. L.) and pines (Pinus spp. L.), ...

    Authors: Devin E. Black, Zachary W. Poynter, Claudia A. Cotton, Suraj Upadhaya, David D. Taylor, Wendy Leuenberger, Beth A. Blankenship and Mary A. Arthur

    Citation: Fire Ecology 2018 14:14

    Content type: Original research

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  6. Fuel reduction treatments have been widely implemented across the western US in recent decades for both fire protection and restoration. Although research has demonstrated that combined thinning and burning ef...

    Authors: Justin S. Crotteau, Christopher R. Keyes, Sharon M. Hood, David L. R. Affleck and Anna Sala

    Citation: Fire Ecology 2018 14:13

    Content type: Original research

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  7. Accelerated vegetation changes are predicted for Southwestern forests due to changing disturbance regimes and climate. The 2001 Leroux Fire burned across a landscape with pre-existing permanent plots during on...

    Authors: Michael T Stoddard, David W Huffman, Peter Z Fulé, Joseph E Crouse and Andrew J Sánchez Meador

    Citation: Fire Ecology 2018 14:12

    Content type: Original research

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  8. To restore and manage fire-adapted forest communities in the central Appalachians, USA, land managers are now increasingly prioritizing use of prescribed fire. However, it is unclear how the reintroduction of ...

    Authors: Lauren V Austin, Alexander Silvis, Michael S Muthersbaugh, Karen E Powers and W Mark Ford

    Citation: Fire Ecology 2018 14:10

    Content type: Original research

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  9. Information about fire and historical forest structure and composition in fir-dominated mixed conifer forests is lacking, especially at the landscape scale. This study used historical timber survey data to cha...

    Authors: Scott L Stephens, Jens T Stevens, Brandon M Collins, Robert A York and Jamie M Lydersen

    Citation: Fire Ecology 2018 14:7

    Content type: Original research

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  10. Stand-level forest structure varies spatially and surface fuels would be expected to vary as well. We measured surface fuel deposition and decomposition within old-growth Jeffery pine (Pinus jeffreyi Balf.)-mixed...

    Authors: Danny L. Fry, Jens T. Stevens, Andrew T. Potter, Brandon M. Collins and Scott L. Stephens

    Citation: Fire Ecology 2018 14:6

    Content type: Original research

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  11. Fire is important for the maintenance of African savanna ecosystems, particularly humid savanna. Despite the importance of fire behavior to our understanding of fire’s ecological effects, few studies have docu...

    Authors: Aya Brigitte N’Dri, Tionhonkélé Drissa Soro, Jacques Gignoux, Kanvaly Dosso, Mouhamadou Koné, Julien Kouadio N’Dri, N’golo Abdoulaye Koné and Sébastien Barot

    Citation: Fire Ecology 2018 14:5

    Content type: Original research

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  12. In June 2017, wildfires burned 15 000 ha around the town of Knysna in the Western Cape, destroying > 800 buildings, > 5000 ha of forest plantations, and claiming the lives of seven people. We examined the fact...

    Authors: Tineke Kraaij, Johan A. Baard, Jacob Arndt, Lufuno Vhengani and Brian W. van Wilgen

    Citation: Fire Ecology 2018 14:4

    Content type: Original research

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  13. Given regional increases in fire activity in western North American forests, understanding how fire influences the extent and effects of subsequent fires is particularly relevant. Remotely sensed estimates of ...

    Authors: Brandon M. Collins, Jamie M. Lydersen, Richard G. Everett and Scott L. Stephens

    Citation: Fire Ecology 2018 14:3

    Content type: Original research

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  14. Longleaf pine (Pinus palustris Mill.) seedlings have a morphological “grass stage” that is considered to be an adaptation to frequent surface fire regimes. However, fire can kill longleaf pine seedlings and thus ...

    Authors: Benjamin O. Knapp, Lauren S. Pile, Joan L. Walker and G. Geoff Wang

    Citation: Fire Ecology 2018 14:2

    Content type: Original research

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  15. Understanding of historical fire seasonality should facilitate development of concepts regarding fire as an ecological and evolutionary process. In tree-ring based fire-history studies, the seasonality of fire...

    Authors: Monica T. Rother, Jean M. Huffman, Grant L. Harley, William J. Platt, Neil Jones, Kevin M. Robertson and Steve L. Orzell

    Citation: Fire Ecology 2018 14:14010164

    Content type: Research Article

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  16. High-severity fires in dry conifer forests of the United States Southwest have created large (>1000 ha) treeless areas that are unprecedented in the regional historical record. These fires have reset extensive...

    Authors: Collin Haffey, Thomas D. Sisk, Craig D. Allen, Andrea E. Thode and Ellis Q. Margolis

    Citation: Fire Ecology 2018 14:14010143

    Content type: Research Article

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  17. Climate and fire are primary drivers of plant species distributions. Long-term management of south central United States woody vegetation communities can benefit from information on potential changes in climat...

    Authors: Esther D. Stroh, Matthew A. Struckhoff, Michael C. Stambaugh and Richard P. Guyette

    Citation: Fire Ecology 2018 14:14010106

    Content type: Research Article

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  18. Fires that burn through forests cause changes in wood anatomy and growth that can be used to reconstruct fire histories. Fire is important in Sequoia sempervirens (D. Don) Endl. (coast redwood) forests, but fire ...

    Authors: Allyson L. Carroll, Stephen C. Sillett and Robert Van Pelt

    Citation: Fire Ecology 2018 14:14010085

    Content type: Research Article

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  19. Foliar live fuel moisture (LFM)—the weight of water in living plant foliage expressed as a percentage of dry weight—typically affects fire behavior in live wildland fuels. In juniper communities, juniper LFM i...

    Authors: W. Matt McCaw, Devin M. Grobert, S. Bruce Brown, Sam Strickland, Guy A. Thompson, Glen Gillman, Lucien M. Ball and Christopher D. Robinson

    Citation: Fire Ecology 2018 14:14010050

    Content type: Research Article

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  20. Semiarid rangelands experience substantial interannual variability in precipitation, which can determine the relative abundance of species in any given year and influence the way that fire affects plant commun...

    Authors: Nickolas A. Dufek, David J. Augustine, Dana M. Blumenthal, Julie A. Kray and Justin D. Derner

    Citation: Fire Ecology 2018 14:14010033

    Content type: Research Article

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  21. Fire plays a key role in regulating the spatial interactions between adjacent vegetation types from the stand to the landscape scale. Fire behavior modeling can facilitate the understanding of these interactio...

    Authors: Joshua L. Conver, Donald A. Falk, Stephen R. Yool and Robert R. Parmenter

    Citation: Fire Ecology 2018 14:14010017

    Content type: Research Article

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  22. Understanding fire regimes in the coastal region of the Pondoland center of plant endemism, (Eastern Cape, South Africa) is of critical importance, especially in areas where anthropogenic ignitions influence t...

    Authors: Christopher F. Brooke, Tineke Kraaij and Jan A. Venter

    Citation: Fire Ecology 2018 14:14010001

    Content type: Research Article

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  23. Evidence of increasing fire extent and severity in the western US in recent decades has raised concern over the effects of fire on threatened species such as the spotted owl (Strix occidentalis Xantus de Vesey), ...

    Authors: Joseph L. Ganey, Ho Yi Wan, Samuel A. Cushman and Christina D. Vojta

    Citation: Fire Ecology 2017 13:13030146

    Content type: Forum: Issues, Management, Policy, and Opinions

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  24. Fire trails provide access into vegetation for controlled burns in fire-prone regions of the world. We examined the ecological impacts of fire trails on plant assemblages in edge habitat adjacent to trails in ...

    Authors: Daniel W. Krix, Matthew C. Hingee, Leigh J. Martin, Megan L. Phillips and Brad R. Murray

    Citation: Fire Ecology 2017 13:13030095

    Content type: Research Article

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  25. This study examined the recovery of both physical and biotic characteristics of small (<0.1 m3 sec−1) headwater stream systems impacted by the Dude Fire, which occurred in central Arizona, USA, in 1990. Data coll...

    Authors: Jackson M. Leonard, Hugo A. Magaña, Randy K. Bangert, Daniel G. Neary and Willson L. Montgomery

    Citation: Fire Ecology 2017 13:13030062

    Content type: Research Article

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  26. Prescribed burning is a primary tool for habitat restoration and management in fire-adapted grasslands. Concerns about detrimental effects of burning on butterfly populations, however, can inhibit implementati...

    Authors: Kathryn C. Hill, Jonathan D. Bakker and Peter W. Dunwiddie

    Citation: Fire Ecology 2017 13:13030024

    Content type: Research Article

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  27. Previous studies have suggested that bark beetles and fires can be interacting disturbances, whereby bark beetle-caused tree mortality can alter the risk and severity of subsequent wildland fires. However, the...

    Authors: Carolyn H. Sieg, Rodman R. Linn, Francois Pimont, Chad M. Hoffman, Joel D. McMillin, Judith Winterkamp and L. Scott Baggett

    Citation: Fire Ecology 2017 13:13030001

    Content type: Research Article

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  28. In Huascarán National Park (HNP), Peru, grazing and anthropogenic burning have been interacting for decades with natural ignitions and climate variability to reconfigure the fire regimes of the vegetative comm...

    Authors: John All, Michael Medler, Sylvie Arques, Rebecca Cole, Tommy Woodall, Justin King, Jun Yan and Carl Schmitt

    Citation: Fire Ecology 2017 13:130200852

    Content type: Research Article

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  29. Wildland fires play a key role in the functioning and structure of vegetation. The availability of sensors aboard satellites, such as Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS), makes possible the c...

    Authors: Marcos A. Landi, Carlos Di Bella, Silvia Ojeda, Paola Salvatierra, Juan Argañaraz and Laura M. Bellis

    Citation: Fire Ecology 2017 13:130200011

    Content type: Research Article

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  30. Existing fire policy encourages the maintenance of ecosystem integrity in fire management, yet this is difficult to implement on lands managed for competing economic, human safety, and air quality concerns. We...

    Authors: Dominick A. DellaSala, Richard L. Hutto, Chad T. Hanson, Monica L. Bond, Timothy Ingalsbee, Dennis Odion and William L. Baker

    Citation: Fire Ecology 2017 13:13020148

    Content type: Forum: Issues, Management, Policy, and Opinions

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  31. Fuel hazard reduction treatments such as prescribed fire and mastication are widely used to reduce fuel hazard. These treatments help protect people from wildfire, yet may not be mutually beneficial for people...

    Authors: Katherine M. Wilkin, Lauren C. Ponisio, Danny L. Fry, Carmen L. Tubbesing, Jennifer B. Potts and Scott L. Stephens

    Citation: Fire Ecology 2017 13:13020105

    Content type: Research Article

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  32. Describing the climate influences on historical wildland fire will aid managers in planning for future change. This study uses existing historical climate reconstructions and a new fire history from the southe...

    Authors: James D. Johnston, John D. Bailey, Christopher J. Dunn and Amanda A. Lindsay

    Citation: Fire Ecology 2017 13:13020018

    Content type: Research Article

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  33. Fire suppression and other factors have resulted in high wildfire risk in the western US, and prescribed burning can be an effective tool for thinning forests and reducing fuels to lessen wildfire risks. Howev...

    Authors: Robert A. Progar, Kathryn H. Hrinkevich, Edward S. Clark and Matthew J. Rinella

    Citation: Fire Ecology 2017 13:13010149

    Content type: Research Article

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