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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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

    The original article was published in Fire Ecology 2015 11:Art9

  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. 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
  21. Some have proposed that fire return intervals lengthen with elevation in montane tropical coniferous forests, such as those found in central Mexico. This would generate patterns of synchronous tree establishme...

    Authors: Jesús E. Sáenz-Ceja and Diego R. Pérez-Salicrup
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2019 15:18
  22. Evaluating fuel treatment effectiveness is challenging when managing a landscape for diverse ecological, social, and economic values. We used a Participatory Geographic Information System (PGIS) to understand ...

    Authors: Monique D. Wynecoop, Penelope Morgan, Eva K. Strand and Fernando Sanchez Trigueros
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2019 15:17
  23. Surface fuel loadings are some of the most important factors contributing to fire intensity and fire spread. In old-growth forests where fire has been long excluded, surface fuel loadings can be high and can i...

    Authors: C. Alina Cansler, Mark E. Swanson, Tucker J. Furniss, Andrew J. Larson and James A. Lutz
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2019 15:16
  24. There is broad recognition that fire management in the United States must fundamentally change and depart from practices that have led to an over-emphasis on suppression and limited the presence of fire in for...

    Authors: Courtney A. Schultz, Matthew P. Thompson and Sarah M. McCaffrey
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2019 15:13
  25. Short-term post-fire field studies have shown that native shrub cover in chaparral ecosystems negatively affects introduced cover, which is influenced by burn severity, elevation, aspect, and climate. Using th...

    Authors: April G. Smith, Beth A. Newingham, Andrew T. Hudak and Benjamin C. Bright
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2019 15:12
  26. Fire responses of species in arid environments have only been scarcely studied. We studied four species (Dasyliron lucidum Zucc., Juniperus deppeana Steud., Echinocactus platyacanthus Link & Otto, and Agave potat...

    Authors: Dante Arturo Rodríguez-Trejo, Juli G. Pausas and Andrés Gelacio Miranda-Moreno
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2019 15:11
  27. Prescribed burning is an important management tool in jarrah (Eucalyptus marginata Sm.) forests of southwest Western Australia to reduce the risk of damaging bushfires. In 1986 to 1987, we established long-term s...

    Authors: Neil Burrows, Bruce Ward, Allan Wills, Matthew Williams and Ray Cranfield
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2019 15:10
  28. Fire scars are the primary source of physical evidence used to date past fires around the world, and to estimate parameters of historical fire regimes and fire-climate relationships. Despite an increase in stu...

    Authors: Julián Cerano-Paredes, José Villanueva-Díaz, Lorenzo Vázquez-Selem, Rosalinda Cervantes-Martínez, Víctor O. Magaña-Rueda, Vicenta Constante-García, Gerardo Esquivel-Arriaga and Ricardo D. Valdez-Cepeda
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2019 15:9
  29. Few studies have examined post-fire vegetation recovery in temperate forest ecosystems with Landsat time series analysis. We analyzed time series of Normalized Burn Ratio (NBR) derived from LandTrendr spectral...

    Authors: Benjamin C. Bright, Andrew T. Hudak, Robert E. Kennedy, Justin D. Braaten and Azad Henareh Khalyani
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2019 15:8
  30. Prescribed fire is an important management practice used to control woody encroachment and invasive species in grasslands. To use this practice successfully, managers must understand the seasonal windows withi...

    Authors: Kathryn A. Yurkonis, Josie Dillon, Devan A. McGranahan, David Toledo and Brett J. Goodwin
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2019 15:7
  31. The objective of this study was to look for a replacement to the radiosonde measurements that are necessary for the construction of an index of potential wildfire severity (i.e., Haines Index, HI) in areas of Sou...

    Authors: Laura I. Fernández, Juan M. Aragón Paz, Amalia M. Meza and Luciano P. O. Mendoza
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2019 15:6
  32. An important consequence of wildland fire is the production of ash, defined as a continuum of mineral to charred organic residues formed by the burning of wildland fuels. Ash may impact soil health depending o...

    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 2019 15:5

    The Correction to this article has been published in Fire Ecology 2020 16:7

  33. 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
  34. 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
  35. 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
  36. 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

    The Correction to this article has been published in Fire Ecology 2022 18:2

  37. 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
  38. 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

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