Skip to main content


Page 1 of 11

  1. Wildfires are increasingly frequent in the Western US and impose a number of costs including from the instantaneous release of carbon when vegetation burns. Carbon released into the atmosphere aggravates clima...

    Authors: Kristin Sweeney, Ruth Dittrich, Spencer Moffat, Chelsea Power and Jeffrey D. Kline
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2023 19:55
  2. Forests cover nearly one-third of the Earth’s land and are some of our most biodiverse ecosystems. Due to climate change, these essential habitats are endangered by increasing wildfires. Wildfires are not just...

    Authors: Khubab Ahmad, Muhammad Shahbaz Khan, Fawad Ahmed, Maha Driss, Wadii Boulila, Abdulwahab Alazeb, Mohammad Alsulami, Mohammed S. Alshehri, Yazeed Yasin Ghadi and Jawad Ahmad
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2023 19:54
  3. Shortleaf pine is a fire-adapted tree species, and prescribed fire is commonly used to increase its regeneration success, improve wildlife habitat, and reach conservation objectives associated with open forest...

    Authors: Hope Fillingim, Benjamin O. Knapp, John M. Kabrick, Michael C. Stambaugh, Grant P. Elliott and Daniel C. Dey
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2023 19:53
  4. Mediterranean shrublands are composed of species that have different regeneration strategies after fire and soil seed bank types. However, differences over the years in seed dispersal temporal and spatial patt...

    Authors: José M. Moreno, Eva Zuazua, Iván Torres, Antonio Parra and Clara Moreno-Fenoll
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2023 19:51
  5. Current guidance for implementation of United States federal wildland fire policy charges agencies with restoring and maintaining fire-adapted ecosystems while limiting the extent of wildfires that threaten li...

    Authors: Bradley M. Pietruszka, Jesse D. Young, Karen C. Short, Lise A. St. Denis, Matthew P. Thompson and David E. Calkin
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2023 19:50
  6. Due to anthropogenic climate change and historic fire suppression, wildfire frequency and severity are increasing across the western United States. Whereas the indirect effects of fire on wildlife via habitat ...

    Authors: Jessalyn Ayars, Robert L. Emmet, Sarah B. Bassing, Olivia V. Sanderfoot, Sierra Raby, Alexandra Karambelas, Eric P. James, Ravan Ahmadov and Beth Gardner
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2023 19:49
  7. In recent decades, fire has increasingly occurred in the tropical montane rainforests of northern Vietnam. However, there are few studies of the effects of fire on forest composition and recovery in this regio...

    Authors: Pham T. Trang, Margaret E. Andrew and Neal J. Enright
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2023 19:47
  8. Native pinyon (Pinus spp.) and juniper (Juniperus spp.) trees are expanding into shrubland communities across the Western United States. These trees often outcompete with native sagebrush (Artemisia spp.) associa...

    Authors: Claire L. Williams, Lisa M. Ellsworth, Eva K. Strand, Matt C. Reeves, Scott E. Shaff, Karen C. Short, Jeanne C. Chambers, Beth A. Newingham and Claire Tortorelli
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2023 19:46
  9. Climate is a main driver of fire regimes, but recurrent fires provide stabilizing feedbacks at several spatial scales that can limit fire spread and severity—potentially contributing to a form of self-regulati...

    Authors: Nicholas A. Povak, Paul F. Hessburg, R. Brion Salter, Robert W. Gray and Susan J. Prichard
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2023 19:45
  10. Interest in Human Action Recognition (HAR), which encompasses both household and industrial settings, is growing. HAR describes a computer system’s capacity to accurately recognize and evaluate human activitie...

    Authors: Harun Jamil, Khan Murad Ali and Do-Hyeun Kim
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2023 19:44

    The Correction to this article has been published in Fire Ecology 2023 19:48

  11. Increases in fire activity and changes in fire regimes have been documented in recent decades across the western United States. Climate change is expected to continue to exacerbate impacts to forested ecosyste...

    Authors: Tzeidle N. Wasserman and Stephanie E. Mueller
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2023 19:43
  12. Two of Ghana’s ecological zones—Guinea-savanna zone (GSZ) and Forest-savanna mosaic zone (FSZ)—are practically homologous in terms of structure and floristic composition, with some differences. The various sub...

    Authors: Kueshi Sémanou Dahan, Raymond Abudu Kasei and Rikiatu Husseini
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2023 19:42
  13. Steep elevational gradients bring multiple forest types and fire regimes together in close proximity. The San Francisco Peaks/Dook’o’oosłííd in northern Arizona rise to 3851 m elevation with slopes that span m...

    Authors: Peter Z. Fulé, Molly Peige Barrett, Allison E. Cocke, Joseph E. Crouse, John P. Roccaforte, Donald P. Normandin, W. Wallace Covington, Margaret M. Moore, Thomas A. Heinlein, Michael T. Stoddard and Kyle C. Rodman
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2023 19:41
  14. The Washburn fire started on July 7, 2022 in the lower Mariposa Grove in Yosemite National Park, posing immediate threats to the iconic giant sequoias (Sequoiadendron giganteum), critical Pacific fisher (Pekania ...

    Authors: Lacey E. Hankin, Chad T. Anderson, Garrett J. Dickman, Parker Bevington and Scott L. Stephens
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2023 19:40
  15. Historically, reburn dynamics from cultural and lightning ignitions were central to the ecology of fire in the western United States (wUS), whereby past fire effects limited future fire growth and severity. Ov...

    Authors: Susan J. Prichard, R. Brion Salter, Paul F. Hessburg, Nicholas A. Povak and Robert W. Gray
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2023 19:38
  16. Wildland fire in arid and semi-arid (dryland) regions can intensify when climatic, biophysical, and land-use factors increase fuel load and continuity. To inform wildland fire management under these conditions...

    Authors: Adam G. Wells, Seth M. Munson, Miguel L. Villarreal, Steven E. Sesnie and Katherine M. Laushman
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2023 19:37
  17. Wilderness areas are important natural laboratories for scientists and managers working to understand fire. In the last half-century, shifts in the culture and policy of land management agencies have facilitat...

    Authors: Mark R. Kreider, Melissa R. Jaffe, Julia K. Berkey, Sean A. Parks and Andrew J. Larson
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2023 19:36
  18. In ecosystems where fire has been excluded, pyrosilviculture can restore some processes historically maintained by fire while mitigating risk where fire is inevitable. Pyrosilviculture in crown fire-adapted fo...

    Authors: Sarah M. Bisbing, Alexandra K. Urza, Robert A. York, Lacey E. Hankin and Tessa R. Putz
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2023 19:35
  19. Wildfire is a landscape disturbance important for stream ecosystems and the recruitment of large wood (LW; LW describes wood in streams) into streams, with post-fire management also playing a role. We used a s...

    Authors: Ashley A. Coble, Brooke E. Penaluna, Laura J. Six and Jake Verschuyl
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2023 19:34
  20. Climate change is expected to increase fire activity across the circumboreal zone, including central Siberia. However, few studies have quantitatively assessed potential changes in fire regime characteristics,...

    Authors: Neil G. Williams, Melissa S. Lucash, Marc R. Ouellette, Thomas Brussel, Eric J. Gustafson, Shelby A. Weiss, Brian R. Sturtevant, Dmitry G. Schepaschenko and Anatoly Z. Shvidenko
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2023 19:33
  21. Mediterranean ecosystems dominated by Pinus pinaster Ait. (maritime pine) are subject to a shift from fuel-limited to drought-driven fire regimes, characterized by an increasing wildfire extent, recurrence, and s...

    Authors: José Manuel Fernández-Guisuraga, Elena Marcos and Leonor Calvo
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2023 19:32
  22. Estimating the factors affecting the probability of a wildfire reaching the wildland urban interface (WUI) can help managers make decisions to prevent WUI property loss. This study compiles data on fire progre...

    Authors: Yu Wei, Benjamin Gannon, Jesse Young, Erin Belval, Matthew Thompson, Christopher O’Connor and David Calkin
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2023 19:30
  23. In California’s mixed-conifer forests, fuel reduction treatments can successfully reduce fire severity, bolster forest resilience, and make lasting changes in forest structure. However, current understanding o...

    Authors: Kathryn E. Low, John J. Battles, Ryan E. Tompkins, Colin P. Dillingham, Scott L. Stephens and Brandon M. Collins
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2023 19:29
  24. Within California’s chaparral ecosystems, fuel reduction treatments are commonly used to reduce the negative impacts of wildfire but the durability of fuel treatment changes to fuels and vegetation when expose...

    Authors: Abigail M. Jones, Jeffrey M. Kane, Eamon A. Engber, Caroline A. Martorano and Jennifer Gibson
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2023 19:28
  25. Fire seasonality is important for forest managers to consider when restoring historical disturbance regimes and recovering native ecosystem structure and composition, but it is less understood and less frequen...

    Authors: Allison L. Melcher, Donald Hagan, Kyle Barrett, Beth Ross and Jean Lorber
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2023 19:27
  26. Planting tree seedlings may help promote forest recovery after extensive high-severity wildfire. We evaluated the influence of growing environment characteristics on the performance of seedlings planted in the...

    Authors: Laura A. E. Marshall, Paula J. Fornwalt, Camille S. Stevens-Rumann, Kyle C. Rodman, Charles C. Rhoades, Kevin Zimlinghaus, Teresa B. Chapman and Catherine A. Schloegel
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2023 19:26
  27. When fire intervals are shorter than the time required for plants to reproduce, plant populations are threatened by “immaturity risk.” Therefore, understanding how the time between fires influences plants can ...

    Authors: Ella S. Plumanns-Pouton, Matthew H. Swan, Trent D. Penman, Luke Collins and Luke T. Kelly
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2023 19:25
  28. The Mediterranean basin is currently facing major changes in fire regimes as a result of climate and land-use changes. These alterations could affect the ability of forests to recover after a fire, hence trigg...

    Authors: Giulia Mantero, Donato Morresi, Sara Negri, Nicolò Anselmetto, Emanuele Lingua, Eleonora Bonifacio, Matteo Garbarino and Raffaella Marzano
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2023 19:23
  29. Predators and fire shape ecosystems across the globe and these two forces can interact to impact prey populations. This issue is particularly pertinent in Australia where there is considerable scientific and p...

    Authors: Tim S. Doherty, Darcy J. Watchorn, Vivianna Miritis, Angela J. L. Pestell and William L. Geary
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2023 19:22
  30. Tree litter is the primary fuel affecting surface fire behavior in most fire-prone forest and woodland ecosystems in northeastern North America. Fire exclusion and land use changes have dramatically altered fi...

    Authors: Jesse K. Kreye, Jeffrey M. Kane and J. Morgan Varner
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2023 19:21
  31. Wildfire is a major contemporary socio-ecological issue facing the people and natural resources of Southern California, and the prospect that a warming climate could lead to a higher probability of fire in the...

    Authors: Alex W. Dye, Peng Gao, John B. Kim, Ting Lei, Karin L. Riley and Larissa Yocom
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2023 19:20
  32. Fire-adapted forests in western North America are experiencing rapid changes to fire regimes that are outside the range of historic norms. Some habitat-specialist species have been negatively impacted by incre...

    Authors: Kristin M. Brunk, R. J. Gutiérrez, M. Zachariah Peery, C. Alina Cansler, Stefan Kahl and Connor M. Wood
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2023 19:19
  33. The Spanish region of Galicia is one of the most fire-prone areas in Europe. Most wildfires are directly or indirectly related to human activities, suggesting that socioeconomic factors likely can inform wildf...

    Authors: Jaime de Diego, Mercedes Fernández, Antonio Rúa and Jeffrey D. Kline
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2023 19:18
  34. An accurate understanding of wildfire impacts is critical to the success of any post-fire management framework. Fire severity maps are typically created from satellite-derived imagery that are capable of mappi...

    Authors: Jeremy Arkin, Nicholas C. Coops, Lori D. Daniels and Andrew Plowright
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2023 19:17
  35. An extreme drought from 2012–2016 and concurrent bark beetle outbreaks in California, USA resulted in widespread tree mortality. We followed changes in tree mortality, stand structure, and surface and canopy f...

    Authors: Charlotte C. Reed, Sharon M. Hood, Daniel R. Cluck and Sheri L. Smith
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2023 19:16
  36. Fire occurrence is influenced by interactions between human activity, climate, and fuels that are difficult to disentangle but crucial to understand, given fire’s role in carbon dynamics, deforestation, and ha...

    Authors: Lucas B. Harris, Alan H. Taylor, Habtemariam Kassa, Samson Leta and Bronwen Powell
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2023 19:15
  37. Rural and semi-rural areas are complex and dynamic social-ecological systems, many of which have experienced profound impacts from wildland fires, particularly this decade. Under uncertain climate change condi...

    Authors: Kathleen Uyttewaal, Núria Prat-Guitart, Fulco Ludwig, Carolien Kroeze and E. R. (Lisa) Langer
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2023 19:13
  38. The cultural connections of the Maidu to the lands they inhabit are profound with burning being a major component of their culture. California black oak plays an important role in the lifeways of many Indigeno...

    Authors: Scott L. Stephens, Les Hall, Connor W. Stephens, Alexis A. Bernal and Brandon M. Collins
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2023 19:12
  39. The risk of destructive wildfire on fire-prone landscapes with excessive fuel buildup has prompted the use of fuel reduction treatments to protect valued resources from wildfire damage. The question of how to ...

    Authors: Jeffrey E. Ott, Francis F. Kilkenny and Theresa B. Jain
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2023 19:10
  40. Forests are an essential natural resource to humankind, providing a myriad of direct and indirect benefits. Natural disasters like forest fires have a major impact on global warming and the continued existence...

    Authors: Veerappampalayam Easwaramoorthy Sathishkumar, Jaehyuk Cho, Malliga Subramanian and Obuli Sai Naren
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2023 19:9
  41. Application of prescribed fire in natural plant communities is an important wildlife habitat management tool. Prescribed fire managers have suggested anecdotally that changing weather patterns may be influenci...

    Authors: Chelsea S. Kross, Robert V. Rohli, Jena A. Moon, Auriel M. V. Fournier, Mark S. Woodrey and J. Andrew Nyman
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2023 19:7

Affiliated with

Annual Journal Metrics

  • 2022 Citation Impact
    5.1 - 2-year Impact Factor
    4.5 - 5-year Impact Factor
    1.300 - SNIP (Source Normalized Impact per Paper)
    1.224 - SJR (SCImago Journal Rank)

    2022 Speed
    15 days submission to first editorial decision for all manuscripts (Median)
    179 days submission to accept (Median)

    2022 Usage 
    1,110 Altmetric mentions