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

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

  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. 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
  21. 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
  22. Together with other stressors, interactions between fire and climate change are expressing their potential to drive ecosystem shifts and losses in biodiversity. Closely linked to human well-being in most regio...

    Authors: Mary R. Huffman
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2014 10:10030090
  23. Synthesis of multiple sources of fire history information increases the power and reliability of fire regime characterization. Fire regime characterization is critical for assessing fire risk, identifying clim...

    Authors: Michael C. Stambaugh, Jeffrey C. Sparks and E. R. Abadir
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2014 10:10030072
  24. 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
  25. Post-fire mulch and seeding treatments, often applied on steep, severely burned slopes immediately after large wildfires, are meant to reduce the potential of erosion and establishment of invasive plants, espe...

    Authors: Penelope Morgan, Marshell Moy, Christine A. Droske, Leigh B. Lentile, Sarah A. Lewis, Peter R. Robichaud and Andrew T. Hudak
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2014 10:10030049

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