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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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

  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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

  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. 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
  21. 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
  22. 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
  23. 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
  24. 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
  25. 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
  26. 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
  27. 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
  28. 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
  29. 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
  30. 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
  31. 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
  32. 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
  33. 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
  34. 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
  35. 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
  36. 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
  37. 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
  38. 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

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