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  1. Changing fire regimes have the potential to threaten wildlife populations and communities. Understanding species’ responses to novel fire regimes is critical to formulating effective management and conservatio...

    Authors: Gavin M. Jones, Marion A. Clément, Christopher E. Latimer, Marilyn E. Wright, Jamie S. Sanderlin, Shaula J. Hedwall and Rebecca Kirby
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2024 20:37
  2. This study deals with wildfires in marginal areas of the Mediterranean climatic and biogeographical regions (Northern Mediterranean) where fires were not common. The aim of the research was to determine the di...

    Authors: Lucia Čahojová, Aljaž Jakob, Mateja Breg Valjavec and Andraž Čarni
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2024 20:38
  3. Wildfires have strong impacts on terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems, whose frequency, severity, and intensity are increasing with climate change. Moreover, the expansion of exotic monoculture plantations, such...

    Authors: Javier Pérez, Cecilia Brand, Alberto Alonso, Alaia Sarasa, Diana Rojo, Francisco Correa-Araneda and Luz Boyero
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2024 20:36
  4. There is a clearly increasing trend of wildfires that become catastrophic in some countries such as the United States, Australia, Russia, Portugal, Greece, and Spain. Fuel is one of the key components that inf...

    Authors: S. Sydorenko, V. Gumeniuk, F. De Miguel-Díez, O. Soshenskiy, I. Budzinskyi and V. Koren
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2024 20:35
  5. Linear fuel breaks are being implemented to moderate fire behavior and improve wildfire containment in semiarid landscapes such as the sagebrush steppe of North America, where extensive losses in perennial veg...

    Authors: Matthew J. Germino, Samuel “Jake” Price and Susan J. Prichard
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2024 20:34
  6. Sagebrush ecosystems are experiencing increases in wildfire extent and severity. Most research on vegetation treatments that reduce fuels and fire risk has been short term (2–3 years) and focused on ecological...

    Authors: Jeanne C. Chambers, Eva K. Strand, Lisa M. Ellsworth, Claire M. Tortorelli, Alexandra K. Urza, Michele R. Crist, Richard F. Miller, Matthew C. Reeves, Karen C. Short and Claire L. Williams
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2024 20:32
  7. Fire is an important ecological process that shapes structures and compositions in many ecosystems worldwide. Changes in climate, land use, and long-term fire exclusion have altered historic fire regimes often...

    Authors: Arun Regmi, Jesse K. Kreye and Melissa M. Kreye
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2024 20:30
  8. Accurate estimates of available live crown fuel loads are critical for understanding potential wildland fire behavior. Existing crown fire behavior models assume that available crown fuels are limited to all t...

    Authors: Elliott T. Conrad, W. Matt Jolly, Tegan P. Brown and Samuel C. Hillman
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2024 20:28
  9. The Panxi region in China is among the areas that are most severely impacted by forest fires. Despite this, there is currently a lack of comprehensive and systematic research on the spatial and temporal distri...

    Authors: Jia Liu, Yukuan Wang, Haiyan Guo, Yafeng Lu, Yuanxin Xu, Yu Sun, Weiwei Gan, Rui Sun and Zhengyang Li
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2024 20:27
  10. In 2019, a wildfire impacted an area of blanket bog and wet heath > 60 km2 in the Flow Country peatlands of northern Scotland, a site of global significance. Unusually the footprint of the wildfire included discr...

    Authors: Roxane Andersen, Paula Fernandez-Garcia, Alice Martin-Walker, Daniela Klein, Chris Marshall, David J. Large, Robert Hughes and Mark H. Hancock
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2024 20:26
  11. Fire is a natural disturbance that significantly impacts ecosystems and plays a crucial role in the distribution and preservation of biota worldwide. The effects of fires on bird diversity can be both positive...

    Authors: Fátima Arrogante-Funes, Inmaculada Aguado and Emilio Chuvieco
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2024 20:25

    The Correction to this article has been published in Fire Ecology 2024 20:31

  12. Currently, no multiple century fire scar records have been constructed in the Lower Peninsula of Michigan, USA, a region where historical vegetation ranged from prairies and oak-dominated woodlands in the sout...

    Authors: Michael C. Stambaugh, Joseph M. Marschall, Erin R. Abadir, Richard P. Guyette and Daniel C. Dey
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2024 20:24
  13. Forest fires are a recurring issue in many parts of the world, including India. These fires can have various causes, including human activities (such as agricultural burning, campfires, or discarded cigarettes...

    Authors: Keval H. Jodhani, Haard Patel, Utsav Soni, Rishabh Patel, Bhairavi Valodara, Nitesh Gupta, Anant Patel and Padam jee Omar
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2024 20:23
  14. Wildfire is a major proximate cause of historical and ongoing losses of intact big sagebrush (Artemisia tridentata Nutt.) plant communities and declines in sagebrush obligate wildlife species. In recent decades, ...

    Authors: Martin C. Holdrege, Daniel R. Schlaepfer, Kyle A. Palmquist, Michele Crist, Kevin E. Doherty, William K. Lauenroth, Thomas E. Remington, Karin Riley, Karen C. Short, John C. Tull, Lief A. Wiechman and John B. Bradford
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2024 20:22
  15. Vegetation plays a crucial role in the ignition, propagation, and severity of fire, and understanding the relationship between plants and fire through flammability attributes has become a useful tool that is i...

    Authors: Octavio Toy-Opazo, Andrés Fuentes-Ramirez, Valeria Palma-Soto, Rafael A. Garcia, Kirk A. Moloney, Rodrigo Demarco and Andrés Fuentes-Castillo
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2024 20:21
  16. Forest fires represent a severe threat to Mediterranean ecosystems and are considered one of the major environmental and socioeconomic problems of the region. The project Plantando cara al fuego (PCF, Spain) is d...

    Authors: Pablo Souza-Alonso, Beatriz Omil, Alexandre Sotelino, David García-Romero, Eugenio Otero-Urtaza, Mar Lorenzo Moledo, Otilia Reyes, Juan Carlos Rodríguez, Javier Madrigal, Daniel Moya, Juan Ramón Molina, Francisco Rodriguez y Silva and Agustín Merino
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2024 20:19
  17. The global human footprint has fundamentally altered wildfire regimes, creating serious consequences for human health, biodiversity, and climate. However, it remains difficult to project how long-term interact...

    Authors: Sayedeh Sara Sayedi, Benjamin W. Abbott, Boris Vannière, Bérangère Leys, Daniele Colombaroli, Graciela Gil Romera, Michał Słowiński, Julie C. Aleman, Olivier Blarquez, Angelica Feurdean, Kendrick Brown, Tuomas Aakala, Teija Alenius, Kathryn Allen, Maja Andric, Yves Bergeron…
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2024 20:18
  18. The capacity of forest fuel treatments to moderate the behavior and severity of subsequent wildfires depends on weather and fuel conditions at the time of burning. However, in-depth evaluations of how treatmen...

    Authors: Emily G. Brodie, Eric E. Knapp, Wesley R. Brooks, Stacy A. Drury and Martin W. Ritchie
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2024 20:17
  19. A clear understanding of the connectivity, structure, and composition of wildland fuels is essential for effective wildfire management. However, fuel typing and mapping are challenging owing to a broad diversi...

    Authors: Jennifer N. Baron, Paul F. Hessburg, Marc-André Parisien, Gregory A. Greene, Sarah. E. Gergel and Lori D. Daniels
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2024 20:15
  20. Wildland firefighters are likely to experience heightened risks to safety, health, and overall well-being as changing climates increase the frequency and intensity of exposure to natural hazards. Working at th...

    Authors: M. Bryan Held, Miranda Rose Ragland, Sage Wood, Amelia Pearson, Seth Wayne Pearson, Olivia Chenevert, Rachel Marie Granberg and Robin Michelle Verble
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2024 20:16
  21. Cross-landscape fuel moisture content is highly variable but not considered in existing fire danger assessments. Capturing fuel moisture complexity and its associated controls is critical for understanding wil...

    Authors: Kerryn Little, Laura J Graham, Mike Flannigan, Claire M Belcher and Nicholas Kettridge
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2024 20:14
  22. Managing landscape fire is a complex challenge because it is simultaneously necessary for, and increasingly poses a risk to, societies and ecosystems worldwide. This challenge underscores the need for transfor...

    Authors: Kelsey Copes-Gerbitz, Ira J. Sutherland, Sarah Dickson-Hoyle, Jennifer N. Baron, Pablo Gonzalez-Moctezuma, Morgan A. Crowley, Katherine A. Kitchens, Tahia Devisscher and Judith Burr
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2024 20:12
  23. Prescribed burning is used to duplicate natural, pre-settlement prairie successional processes. It is an essential and commonly used tool to promote and protect biodiversity and enhance ecosystem function in t...

    Authors: Caitlin C. Bloomer, Christopher M. Miller, Robert J. DiStefano and Christopher A. Taylor
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2024 20:11
  24. Predicting wildfire progression is vital for countering its detrimental effects. While numerous studies over the years have delved into forecasting various elements of wildfires, many of these complex models a...

    Authors: Faiza Qayyum, Nagwan Abdel Samee, Maali Alabdulhafith, Ahmed Aziz and Mohammad Hijjawi
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2024 20:8
  25. Socio-economic changes in recent decades have resulted in an accumulation of fuel within Mediterranean forests, creating conditions conducive to potential catastrophic wildfires intensified by climate change. ...

    Authors: Nicoló Perello, Andrea Trucchia, Francesco Baghino, Bushra Sanira Asif, Lola Palmieri, Nicola Rebora and Paolo Fiorucci
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2024 20:7
  26. Wildfires in 2020 ravaged California to set the annual record of area burned to date. Clusters of wildfires in Northern California surrounded the Bay Area covering the skies with smoke and raising the air poll...

    Authors: Marc Carreras-Sospedra, Shupeng Zhu, Michael MacKinnon, William Lassman, Jeffrey D. Mirocha, Michele Barbato and Donald Dabdub
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2024 20:6
  27. Understanding pre-1850s fire history and its effect on forest structure can provide insights useful for fire managers in developing plans to moderate fire hazards in the face of forecasted climate change. Whil...

    Authors: Anna Klimaszewski-Patterson, Theodore Dingemans, Christopher T. Morgan and Scott A. Mensing
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2024 20:3
  28. Increased drought due to climate change will alter fire regimes in mesic forested landscapes where fuel moisture typically limits fire spread and where fuel loads are consistently high. These landscapes are of...

    Authors: Zachary J. Robbins, E. Louise Loudermilk, Tina G. Mozelewski, Kate Jones and Robert M. Scheller
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2024 20:2
  29. Wildfires are recognized as an important ecological component of larch-dominated boreal forests in eastern Siberia. However, long-term fire-vegetation dynamics in this unique environment are poorly understood....

    Authors: Ramesh Glückler, Josias Gloy, Elisabeth Dietze, Ulrike Herzschuh and Stefan Kruse
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2024 20:1
  30. Fire-vegetation feedbacks can modulate the global change effects conducive to extreme fire behavior and high fire severity of subsequent wildfires in reburn areas by altering the composition, flammability trai...

    Authors: José Manuel Fernández-Guisuraga and Leonor Calvo
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2023 19:72
  31. Snags, standing dead trees, are becoming more abundant in forests as tree mortality rates continue to increase due to fire, drought, and bark beetles. Snags provide habitat for birds and small mammals, and whe...

    Authors: Kendall M. L. Becker and James A. Lutz
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2023 19:71
  32. Sagebrush shrublands in the Great Basin, USA, are experiencing widespread increases in wildfire size and area burned resulting in new policies and funding to implement fuel treatments. However, we lack the spa...

    Authors: Jeanne C. Chambers, Jessi L. Brown, Matthew C. Reeves, Eva K. Strand, Lisa M. Ellsworth, Claire M. Tortorelli, Alexandra K. Urza and Karen C. Short
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2023 19:70
  33. With the increase in forest fire emissions, an increasing amount of nitrogen is released from combustibles and taken up by plant leaves in the form of PM2.5 smoke deposition. Concurrently, the stress from PM2.5 a...

    Authors: Haichuan Lin, Yuanfan Ma, Pingxin Zhao, Ziyan Huang, Xiaoyu Zhan, Mulualem Tigabu and Futao Guo
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2023 19:69
  34. Climate change is altering the fire regime and compromising the post-fire recovery of vegetation worldwide. To understand the factors influencing post-fire vegetation cover restoration, we calculated the recov...

    Authors: Miguel Ángel Blanco-Rodríguez, Aitor Ameztegui, Pere Gelabert, Marcos Rodrigues and Lluís Coll
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2023 19:68
  35. Climate change is driving global fire regimes toward greater extremes, potentially threatening plant species that are adapted to historic fire regimes. Successful conservation of threatened plant species depen...

    Authors: Tom Le Breton, Laura Schweickle, Craig Dunne, Mitchell Lyons and Mark Ooi
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2023 19:67
  36. The study of wildfire interactions (i.e., spread limitation and reburns) is gaining traction as a means of describing the self-limiting process of fire spread in the landscape and has important management impl...

    Authors: David A. Davim, Carlos G. Rossa, José M. C. Pereira, Nuno Guiomar and Paulo M. Fernandes
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2023 19:66
  37. Current assessments of the effects of climate change on future wildfire risk are based on either empirical approaches or fire weather indices. No study has yet used process-based models over national scales to...

    Authors: Rodrigo Balaguer-Romano, Rubén Díaz-Sierra, Miquel De Cáceres, Jordi Voltas, Matthias M. Boer and Víctor Resco de Dios
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2023 19:65
  38. Late dry-season wildfires in sub-Saharan Africa’s savanna-protected areas are intensifying, increasing carbon emissions, and threatening ecosystem functioning. Addressing these challenges requires active local...

    Authors: Abigail R. Croker, Jeremy Woods and Yiannis Kountouris
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2023 19:63
  39. Mobile ad hoc networks have piqued researchers’ interest in various applications, including forest fire detection. Because of the massive losses caused by this disaster, forest fires necessitate regular monito...

    Authors: Inam Ullah, Tariq Hussain, Aamir Khan, Iqtidar Ali, Farhad Ali and Chang Choi
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2023 19:62
  40. Wildfire regimes are changing dramatically across North American deserts with the spread of invasive grasses. Invasive grass fire cycles in historically fire-resistant deserts are resulting in larger and more ...

    Authors: Rebekah L. Stanton, Baylie C. Nusink, Kristina L. Cass, Tara B. B. Bishop, Brianna M. Woodbury, David N. Armond and Samuel B. St. Clair
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2023 19:60

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