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  1. Wildfires are important global disturbances influencing ecosystem structure and composition. The moisture content of living and senescent plant components are key determinants of wildfire activity, yet our und...

    Authors: Tegan P. Brown, Zachary H. Hoylman, Elliott Conrad, Zachary Holden, Kelsey Jencso and W Matt Jolly
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2022 18:14
  2. This paper presents an analysis of fire regimes in the poorly studied Angolan catchment of the Okavango Delta in Botswana. We used MODIS data to examine the frequency and seasonality of fires over 20 years (fr...

    Authors: Brian W. van Wilgen, Helen M. de Klerk, Marion Stellmes and Sally Archibald
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2022 18:13
  3. Mountain pine beetle (MPB) is a native disturbance agent across most pine forests in the western US. Climate changes will directly and indirectly impact frequencies and severities of MPB outbreaks, which can t...

    Authors: Robert E. Keane, Barbara Bentz, Lisa M. Holsinger, Victoria A. Saab and Rachel Loehman
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2022 18:12
  4. Fire-dependent vegetation communities in the northeastern USA have undergone significant transitions since social and ecological disruptions associated with Euro-American colonization of North America. There i...

    Authors: Joseph M. Marschall, Michael C. Stambaugh, Erin R. Abadir, Daniel C. Dey, Patrick H. Brose, Scott L. Bearer and Benjamin C. Jones
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2022 18:11
  5. Wildfires are increasing in size and severity in forests of the western USA, driven by climate change and land management practices during the 20th century. Altered fire regimes have resulted in a greater need...

    Authors: Jesse T. Wooten, Camille S. Stevens-Rumann, Zoe H. Schapira and Monique E. Rocca
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2022 18:10
  6. The structure and function of fire-prone ecosystems are influenced by many interacting processes that develop over varying time scales. Fire creates both instantaneous and long-term changes in vegetation (defi...

    Authors: E. Louise Loudermilk, Joseph J. O’Brien, Scott L. Goodrick, Rodman R. Linn, Nicholas S. Skowronski and J. Kevin Hiers
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2022 18:9
  7. Recent increases in wildfire activity in the Western USA are commonly attributed to a confluence of factors including climate change, human activity, and the accumulation of fuels due to fire suppression. Howe...

    Authors: Gabrielle F. S. Boisramé, Timothy J. Brown and Dominique M. Bachelet
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2022 18:8
  8. Fire is a multifaceted force. Fire activity and risk of fire incidence across US forested ecosystems have accelerated over the last two decades. At the same time, human land-use choices and climate change inte...

    Authors: Evgenia Chaideftou
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2022 18:7
  9. Forest and nonforest ecosystems of the western United States are experiencing major transformations in response to land-use change, climate warming, and their interactive effects with wildland fire. Some ecosy...

    Authors: Christopher H. Guiterman, Rachel M. Gregg, Laura A. E. Marshall, Jill J. Beckmann, Phillip J. van Mantgem, Donald A. Falk, Jon E. Keeley, Anthony C. Caprio, Jonathan D. Coop, Paula J. Fornwalt, Collin Haffey, R. Keala Hagmann, Stephen T. Jackson, Ann M. Lynch, Ellis Q. Margolis, Christopher Marks…
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2022 18:6
  10. Humans have altered fire regimes across ecosystems due to climate change, land use change, and increasing ignition. Unprecedented shifts in fire regimes affect animals and contribute to habitat displacement, r...

    Authors: Rasoul Khosravi, Hamid Reza Pourghasemi, Roya Adavoudi, Leila Julaie and Ho Yi Wan
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2022 18:1
  11. Weather plays an integral role in fire management due to the direct and indirect effects it has on fire behavior. However, fire managers may not use all information available to them during the decision-making...

    Authors: Claire E. Rapp, Robyn S. Wilson, Eric L. Toman and W. Matt Jolly
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2021 17:35
  12. Fire suppression in western North America increased and homogenized overstory cover in conifer forests, which likely affected understory plant communities. We sought to characterize understory plant communitie...

    Authors: Kate Wilkin, Lauren Ponisio, Danny L. Fry, Brandon M. Collins, Tadashi Moody and Scott L. Stephens
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2021 17:30
  13. The northern spotted owl (Strix occidentalis caurina) is an Endangered Species Act-listed subspecies that requires coniferous forests with structurally complex and closed-canopy old-growth characteristics for nes...

    Authors: Damon B. Lesmeister, Raymond J. Davis, Stan G. Sovern and Zhiqiang Yang
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2021 17:32
  14. Preserving fire-dependent ecosystems can mitigate biodiversity loss from urbanization, but prescribing fire is challenging near human habitation. Consequently, dereliction of fire-dependent forests is widespre...

    Authors: Brittany Harris, Ariel Freidenreich, Eric Betancourt and Krishnaswarmy Jayachandran
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2021 17:31
  15. Bats are important components of forested ecosystems and are found in forests worldwide. Consequently, they often interact with fire. Previous reviews of the effects of fire on bats have focused on prescribed ...

    Authors: Susan C. Loeb and Rachel V. Blakey
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2021 17:29
  16. Despite the widespread use of prescribed fire throughout much of the southeastern USA, temporal considerations of fire behavior and its effects often remain unclear. Opportunities to burn within prescriptive m...

    Authors: Matthew C. Vaughan, Donald L. Hagan, William C. Bridges Jr, Matthew B. Dickinson and T. Adam Coates
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2021 17:27
  17. National estimates of canopy bulk density (CBD; kg m−3) for fire behavior modeling are generated and supported by the LANDFIRE program. However, locally derived estimates of CBD at finer scales are preferred over...

    Authors: Peter T. Wolter, Jacob J. Olbrich and Patricia J. Johnson
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2021 17:26
  18. The 2018 Camp Fire, which destroyed 18,804 structures in northern California, including most of the town of Paradise, provided an opportunity to investigate housing arrangement and vegetation-related factors a...

    Authors: Eric E. Knapp, Yana S. Valachovic, Stephen L. Quarles and Nels G. Johnson
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2021 17:25
  19. Over the last century, fire exclusion has caused dramatic structural and compositional changes to southern New England forests, highlighting the need to reintroduce fires into the historically pyrogenic landsc...

    Authors: Caroline G. Borden, Marlyse C. Duguid and Mark S. Ashton
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2021 17:24
  20. Fire strongly affects animals’ behavior, population dynamics, and environmental surroundings, which in turn are likely to affect their immune systems and exposure to pathogens. However, little work has yet bee...

    Authors: Gregory F. Albery, Isabella Turilli, Maxwell B. Joseph, Janet Foley, Celine H. Frere and Shweta Bansal
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2021 17:23
  21. California in the year 2020 experienced a record breaking number of large fires. Here, we place this and other recent years in a historical context by examining records of large fire events in the state back t...

    Authors: Jon E. Keeley and Alexandra D. Syphard
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2021 17:22
  22. Authors: Melisa A. Giorgis, Sebastian R. Zeballos, Lucas Carbone, Heike Zimmermann, Henrik von Wehrden, Ramiro Aguilar, Ana E. Ferreras, Paula A. Tecco, Esteban Kowaljow, Fernando Barri, Diego E. Gurvich, Pablo Villagra and Pedro Jaureguiberry
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2021 17:21

    The original article was published in Fire Ecology 2021 17:11

  23. Subtropical coniferous forests of the lesser Himalaya provide critical ecosystem services but fire regimes have received limited scientific attention. We reconstructed fire regimes using tree-ring methods in a...

    Authors: Peter Z. Fulé, Satish C. Garkoti and Rajeev L. Semwal
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2021 17:20
  24. Understanding the effects of disturbance events, land cover, and weather on wildlife activity is fundamental to wildlife management. Currently, in North America, bats are of high conservation concern due to wh...

    Authors: Marcelo H. Jorge, Sara E. Sweeten, Michael C. True, Samuel R. Freeze, Michael J. Cherry, Elina P. Garrison, Hila Taylor, Katherine M. Gorman and W. Mark Ford
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2021 17:19
  25. Wildfires of uncharacteristic severity, a consequence of climate changes and accumulated fuels, can cause amplified or novel impacts to archaeological resources. The archaeological record includes physical fea...

    Authors: Megan M. Friggens, Rachel A. Loehman, Connie I. Constan and Rebekah R. Kneifel
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2021 17:18
  26. With the prevalence of catastrophic wildfire increasing in response to widespread fire suppression and climate change, land managers have sought methods to increase the resiliency of landscapes to fire. The ap...

    Authors: David Cowman and Will Russell
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2021 17:17
  27. Fire is a dominant ecological disturbance in many ecosystems. Post-fire resprouting is a widespread response to fire, but resprouting vigor varies with many components of the fire regime, including fire intens...

    Authors: Eric S. Menges, Stacy A. Smith, Gretel L. Clarke and Stephanie M. Koontz
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2021 17:16
  28. Drastic increases in wildfire size and frequency threaten western North American sagebrush (Artemisia L. spp.) ecosystems. At relatively large spatial scales, wildfire facilitates type conversion of sagebrush-dom...

    Authors: Ian F. Dudley, Peter S. Coates, Brian G. Prochazka, Shawn T. O’Neil, Scott Gardner and David J. Delehanty
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2021 17:15
  29. Fire regimes are shifting in ponderosa pine (Pinus ponderosa Lawson & C. Lawson)-dominated forests, raising concern regarding future vegetation patterns and forest resilience, particularly within high-severity bu...

    Authors: Megan P. Singleton, Andrea E. Thode, Andrew J. Sánchez Meador and Jose M. Iniguez
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2021 17:14
  30. Because of climate and forest vegetation, Turkey has regions (particularly the Mediterranean and Aegean regions) that are vulnerable to forest fires. Approximately 2000 forest fires have occurred every year fo...

    Authors: Osman Devrim Elvan, Üstüner Birben, Ulaş Yunus Özkan, Hasan Tezcan Yıldırım and Yavuz Özhan Türker
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2021 17:12
  31. Fire is an important driver of ecosystem dynamics worldwide. However, knowledge on broad-scale patterns of ecosystem and organism responses to fires is still scarce. Through a systematic quantitative review of...

    Authors: Melisa A. Giorgis, Sebastian R. Zeballos, Lucas Carbone, Heike Zimmermann, Henrik von Wehrden, Ramiro Aguilar, Ana E. Ferreras, Paula A. Tecco, Esteban Kowaljow, Fernando Barri, Diego E. Gurvich, Pablo Villagra and Pedro Jaureguiberry
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2021 17:11

    The Correction to this article has been published in Fire Ecology 2021 17:21

  32. Prescribed fire in Eastern deciduous forests has been understudied relative to other regions in the United States. In Pennsylvania, USA, prescribed fire use has increased more than five-fold since 2009, yet fo...

    Authors: Cody L. Dems, Alan H. Taylor, Erica A. H. Smithwick, Jesse K. Kreye and Margot W. Kaye
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2021 17:10
  33. Harold Biswell first learned about the benefits of prescribed fire in forest management when he was a Forest Service researcher in Georgia, USA. After he accepted a professorship in the School of Forestry at t...

    Authors: Scott L. Stephens, Jan W. van Wagtendonk, James K. Agee and Ronald H. Wakimoto
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2021 17:9
  34. Our study was designed to reveal a detailed forest fire history at Catoctin Mountain Park, Maryland, USA. We compared the ages of living trees to known fire dates in the dendrochronological record. Seasonality...

    Authors: Lauren F. Howard, Gabriel D. Cahalan, Kristyn Ehleben, Baaqeyah Amala Muhammad El, Hope Halza and Stephen DeLeon
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2021 17:8
  35. Decades of fire exclusion in the southern Appalachian Mountains, USA, has led to changing forest structure and species composition over time. Forest managers and scientists recognize this and are implementing ...

    Authors: Emily C. Oakman, Donald L. Hagan, Thomas A. Waldrop and Kyle Barrett
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2021 17:7
  36. Karuk and Yurok tribes in northwestern California, USA, are revitalizing the practice of cultural burning, which is the use of prescribed burns to enhance culturally important species. These cultural burns are...

    Authors: Tony Marks-Block, Frank K. Lake, Rebecca Bliege Bird and Lisa M. Curran
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2021 17:6
  37. Fire is an important process that shapes the structure and functioning of African savanna ecosystems, and managers of savanna protected areas use fire to achieve ecosystem goals. Developing appropriate fire ma...

    Authors: Willem A. Nieman, Brian W. van Wilgen and Alison J. Leslie
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2021 17:4

    The Correction to this article has been published in Fire Ecology 2021 17:36

  38. The idea that not all fire regimes are created equal is a central theme in fire research and conservation. Fire frequency (i.e., temporal scale) is likely the most studied fire regime attribute as it relates to c...

    Authors: David S. Mason and Marcus A. Lashley
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2021 17:3

    The Correction to this article has been published in Fire Ecology 2021 17:13

  39. Forest fires have increased in extent and intensity in the Mediterranean area in recent years, threatening forest ecosystems through loss of vegetation, changes in soil properties, and increased soil erosion r...

    Authors: Cristina Fernández, José Mª Fernández-Alonso, José A. Vega, Teresa Fontúrbel, Rafael Llorens and José A. Sobrino
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2021 17:2

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