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  1. Fire is being prescribed and used increasingly to promote ecosystem restoration (e.g., oak woodlands and savannas) and to manage wildlife habitat in the Central Hardwoods and Appalachian regions, USA. However,...

    Authors: Craig A. Harper, W. Mark Ford, Marcus A. Lashley, Christopher E. Moorman and Michael C. Stambaugh

    Citation: Fire Ecology 2016 12:12020127

    Content type: Review Article

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  2. Characterization of scale dependence of fire intervals could inform interpretations of fire history and improve fire prescriptions that aim to mimic historical fire regime conditions. We quantified the tempora...

    Authors: Michael C. Stambaugh, Richard P. Guyette, Joseph M. Marschall and Daniel C. Dey

    Citation: Fire Ecology 2016 12:12020065

    Content type: Research Article

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  3. Fire is integral to the functioning of terrestrial ecosystems of the southeastern USA and is a strong selective force on plant species. Among woody plants, oak species (Quercus spp. L) have diverse life history t...

    Authors: J. Morgan Varner, Jeffrey M. Kane, J. Kevin Hiers, Jesse K. Kreye and Joseph W. Veldman

    Citation: Fire Ecology 2016 12:12020048

    Content type: Research Article

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  4. Fire and resource managers of the southern Appalachian Mountains, USA, have many questions about the use of prescribed fire and mechanical treatments to meet various land management objectives. Three common ob...

    Authors: Thomas A. Waldrop, Donald L. Hagan and Dean M. Simon

    Citation: Fire Ecology 2016 12:12020028

    Content type: Research Article

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  5. The northern long-eared bat (Myotis septentrionalis Trovessart) is a cavity-roosting species that forages in cluttered upland and riparian forests throughout the oak-dominated Appalachian and Central Hardwoods re...

    Authors: W. Mark Ford, Alexander Silvis, Joshua B. Johnson, John W. Edwards and Milu Karp

    Citation: Fire Ecology 2016 12:12020013

    Content type: Research Article

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  6. This special issue of Fire Ecology is focused on the fire ecology of eastern USA oak (Quercus L.) forests, woodlands, and savannas. The papers were presented as part of the Fifth Fire in Eastern Oak Forests Confe...

    Authors: J. Morgan Varner, Mary A. Arthur, Stacy L. Clark, Daniel C. Dey, Justin L. Hart and Callie J. Schweitzer

    Citation: Fire Ecology 2016 12:12020001

    Content type: Special Issue Introduction

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  7. The Interagency Fuels Treatment Decision Support System (IFTDSS) is a web-based software and data integration framework that organizes fire and fuels software applications into a single online application. IFT...

    Authors: Stacy A. Drury, H. Michael Rauscher, Erin M. Banwell, ShihMing Huang and Tami L. Lavezzo

    Citation: Fire Ecology 2016 12:12010103

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

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  8. Yellow pine (Pinus spp. L.) and mixed conifer (YPMC) forests of California, USA (Alta California), have been negatively affected since Euro-American settlement by a century or more of logging, fire exclusion, and...

    Authors: Hiram Rivera-Huerta, Hugh D. Safford and Jay D. Miller

    Citation: Fire Ecology 2016 12:12010052

    Content type: Research Article

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  9. The interactions between climate and wildland fire are complex. To better understand these interactions, we used ArcMap 10.2.2 to examine the relationships between early spring snowmelt and total annual area b...

    Authors: Donal S. O’Leary III, Trevor D. Bloom, Jacob C. Smith, Christopher R. Zemp and Michael J. Medler

    Citation: Fire Ecology 2016 12:12010041

    Content type: Research Article

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  10. Prescribed fire is a primary tool used to restore western forests following more than a century of fire exclusion, reducing fire hazard by removing dead and live fuels (small trees and shrubs). It is commonly ...

    Authors: Phillip J. van Mantgem, Anthony C. Caprio, Nathan L. Stephenson and Adrian J. Das

    Citation: Fire Ecology 2016 12:12010013

    Content type: Research Article

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  11. The use of fire as a land management tool is well recognized for its ecological benefits in many natural systems. To continue to use fire while complying with air quality regulations, land managers are often t...

    Authors: Josh Hyde, Eva K. Strand, Andrew T. Hudak and Dale Hamilton

    Citation: Fire Ecology 2015 11:11030108

    Content type: Research Article

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    The Correction to this article has been published in Fire Ecology 2019 15:23

  12. A legacy of past fires is evident in the form of blackened basal hollows found throughout the southern range of the coast redwood (Sequoia sempervirens [D. Don] Endl.) forest. A deeper look reveals cambial scars ...

    Authors: Gregory A. Jones and Will Russell

    Citation: Fire Ecology 2015 11:11030080

    Content type: Research Article

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  13. Prescribed fire is commonly used to restore and maintain the longleaf pine (Pinus palustris Mill.) ecosystem (LLPE). A key function of the LLPE is the provisioning of food for wildlife. Despite the plethora of li...

    Authors: Marcus A. Lashley, M. Colter Chitwood, Craig A. Harper, Christopher S. DePerno and Christopher E. Moorman

    Citation: Fire Ecology 2015 11:11030062

    Content type: Research Article

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  14. Fire severity can increase above historical levels due to factors such as human-derived fire suppression and climate change. Studies about the effects of high-severity fires on soil carbon and nutrients in pin...

    Authors: Shatya D. Quintero-Gradilla, Felipe García-Oliva, Ramón Cuevas-Guzmán, Enrique J. Jardel-Peláez and Angelina Martínez-Yrizar

    Citation: Fire Ecology 2015 11:11030045

    Content type: Research Article

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  15. Small-scale fire approaches, like burn boxes, burn tables, and propane burners, are often used to facilitate experimental control over fire and allow greater replication. We compared characteristics of grassla...

    Authors: Katherine C. Kral, Ryan F. Limb, Torre J. Hovick, Devan A. McGranahan, Aaron L. Field and Peter L. O’Brien

    Citation: Fire Ecology 2015 11:11030034

    Content type: Research Article

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  16. The effects of prescribed burning and thinning on lichen communities is a poorly understood aspect of biodiversity conservation, despite the widespread use of these practices to achieve conservation-oriented l...

    Authors: David G. Ray, Jason W. Barton and James C. Lendemer

    Citation: Fire Ecology 2015 11:11030014

    Content type: Research Article

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  17. Thinning of conifers followed by pile burning has become a popular treatment to reduce fuel loads in the Lake Tahoe Basin, USA. However, concern has been voiced about burning within or near riparian areas beca...

    Authors: Ken R. Hubbert, Matt Busse, Steve Overby, Carol Shestak and Ross Gerrard

    Citation: Fire Ecology 2015 11:11020100

    Content type: Research Article

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  18. Federal fire management plans are essential implementation guides for the management of wildland fire on federal lands. Recent changes in federal fire policy implementation guidance and fire science informatio...

    Authors: Marc D. Meyer, Susan L. Roberts, Robin Wills, Matthew Brooks and Eric M. Winford

    Citation: Fire Ecology 2015 11:11020059

    Content type: Research Article

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  19. As the size and extent of wildfires has increased in recent decades, so has the cost and extent of post-fire management, including seeding and salvage logging. However, we know little about how burn severity, ...

    Authors: Penelope Morgan, Marshell Moy, Christine A. Droske, Sarah A. Lewis, Leigh B. Lentile, Peter R. Robichaud, Andrew T. Hudak and Christopher J. Williams

    Citation: Fire Ecology 2015 11:11020031

    Content type: Research Article

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  20. Forest fires generate large amounts of ash and biochar, or black carbon (BC), that cover the soil surface, interacting with the soil’s constituents and its seedbank. This study concerns reproductive ecology as...

    Authors: Otilia Reyes, Joeri Kaal, Diego Arán, Raquel Gago, Javier Bernal, Juan García-Duro and Margarita Basanta

    Citation: Fire Ecology 2015 11:11010119

    Content type: Research Article

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  21. Acquiring experiential prescribed fire education is difficult for college students. In order to evaluate the effects of instruction on students, we surveyed those who were taking or had completed Oklahoma Stat...

    Authors: J. Derek Scasta, John R. Weir and David M. Engle

    Citation: Fire Ecology 2015 11:11010088

    Content type: Research Article

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  22. The probability of stem survival after fire is strongly influenced by energy allocation to bark because bark thickness affects heat transfer during fire. Greater relative investment in inner bark versus outer ...

    Authors: Jennifer L. Schafer, Bradley P. Breslow, Matthew G. Hohmann and William A. Hoffmann

    Citation: Fire Ecology 2015 11:11010074

    Content type: Research Article

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  23. Forest wildfires are recognized as sources of CO2 and other greenhouse gases (GHG) that, altering the dynamics between terrestrial and atmospheric carbon (C) exchange, influence global climate. In central Andean ...

    Authors: Maria Lila Bertolin, Maria Florencia Urretavizcaya and Guillermo Emilio Defossé

    Citation: Fire Ecology 2015 11:11010032

    Content type: Research Article

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  24. Understanding fine-scale fire patchiness has significant implications for ecological processes and biodiversity conservation. It can affect local extinction of and recolonisation by relatively immobile fauna a...

    Authors: Sofia L. J. Oliveira, Manuel L. Campagnolo, Owen F. Price, Andrew C. Edwards, Jeremy Russell-Smith and José M. C. Pereira

    Citation: Fire Ecology 2015 11:11010010

    Content type: Research Article

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  25. Seeding of native grasses is widely used to restore plant communities and prevent establishment of introduced species following wildfire and prescribed burns. However, there is a lack of long-term data to eval...

    Authors: Laura M. Busby and Darlene Southworth

    Citation: Fire Ecology 2014 10:10030063

    Content type: Research Article

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