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  1. Advances in fire modeling help quantify and map various components and characterizations of wildfire risk and furthermore help evaluate the ability of fuel treatments to mitigate risk. However, a need remains ...

    Authors: Matthew P. Thompson, Kevin C. Vogler, Joe H. Scott and Carol Miller
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2022 18:26
  2. Fire danger indexes (FDIs) are used as proxies for fire potential and are often developed for specific locations. For practical purposes, the extrapolation of the underlying calculations into novel locations i...

    Authors: Harry Podschwit, William Jolly, Ernesto Alvarado, Satyam Verma, Blanca Ponce, Andrea Markos, Vannia Aliaga-Nestares and Diego Rodriguez-Zimmermann
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2022 18:25
  3. Pine flatwoods of the southeastern United States were shaped by frequent fires. Land managers use prescribed fires to control fuels but also to restore historical fire dynamics. Broad outcomes of this practice...

    Authors: Ian N. Biazzo and Pedro F. Quintana-Ascencio
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2022 18:24
  4. Model simulations of wildfire spread and assessments of their accuracy are needed for understanding and managing altered fire regimes in semiarid regions. The accuracy of wildfire spread simulations can be eva...

    Authors: Samuel “Jake” Price and Matthew J. Germino
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2022 18:23
  5. Salvage logging of fire-killed trees in western US conifer forests has been shown to negatively affect many wildlife species, but there are few quantitative studies from the Sierra Nevada, CA. Salvage intensit...

    Authors: Alissa M. Fogg, L. Jay Roberts, Ryan D. Burnett and Brent R. Campos
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2022 18:20
  6. Without periodic fire, fire-adapted plant communities across the Central Hardwood Forest Region (CHF) in the USA have undergone significant changes in forest structure and species composition, most notably a d...

    Authors: Thomas Saladyga, Kyle A. Palmquist and Cassie M. Bacon
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2022 18:19
  7. Characterization of physical fuel distributions across heterogeneous landscapes is needed to understand fire behavior, account for smoke emissions, and manage for ecosystem resilience. Remote sensing measureme...

    Authors: Benjamin C. Bright, Andrew T. Hudak, T. Ryan McCarley, Alexander Spannuth, Nuria Sánchez-López, Roger D. Ottmar and Amber J. Soja
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2022 18:18
  8. The PODs (potential operational delineations) concept is an adaptive framework for cross-boundary and collaborative land and fire management planning. Use of PODs is increasingly recognized as a best practice,...

    Authors: Matthew P. Thompson, Christopher D. O’Connor, Benjamin M. Gannon, Michael D. Caggiano, Christopher J. Dunn, Courtney A. Schultz, David E. Calkin, Bradley Pietruszka, S. Michelle Greiner, Richard Stratton and Jeffrey T. Morisette
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2022 18:17
  9. The dominant species of Florida oak-saw palmetto scrub sprout after burning from belowground rhizomes or fire-resistant aboveground buds with rapid reestablishment of cover. Responses to single fires are well ...

    Authors: Paul A. Schmalzer and Tammy E. Foster
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2022 18:16
  10. In the past, fires around railways were often associated with steam locomotives. Although steam locomotives have disappeared from everyday rail traffic, fires still occur. A vegetation fire near Bzenec (Czech ...

    Authors: Vojtěch Nezval, Richard Andrášik and Michal Bíl
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2022 18:15
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. 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
  21. 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
  22. 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
  23. 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
  24. 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
  25. 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
  26. 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
  27. 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
  28. 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
  29. 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
  30. 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
  31. 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
  32. 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

  33. 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
  34. 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
  35. 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
  36. 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
  37. 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
  38. 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
  39. 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

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