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  1. Locally derived maps of pre-European settlement vegetation patterns (Biophysical Setting-BpS) and Fire Regime Condition Class (FRCC) were compared to concomitant products from LANDFIRE for the Wassuk Range in ...

    Authors: Louis Provencher, Kori Blankenship, Jim Smith, Jeff Campbell and Mike Polly

    Citation: Fire Ecology 2009 5:5020126

    Content type: Short Communication

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  2. Charred biomass generated by wildland fire has attracted increased interest as a functional component of terrestrial ecosystems. Black carbon (C) in the form of char is a widespread but unique material contrib...

    Authors: Daniel C. Donato, John L. Campbell, Joseph B. Fontaine and Beverly E. Law

    Citation: Fire Ecology 2009 5:5020104

    Content type: Practices and Applications

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  3. We examined the long-term effects of a prescribed fire in a southern Appalachian watershed in Nantahala National Forest, western North Carolina, USA. Fire was prescribed in 1995 on this site by forest managers...

    Authors: Katherine J. Elliott, James M. Vose and Ronald L. Hendrick

    Citation: Fire Ecology 2009 5:5020066

    Content type: Research Article

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  4. Dendrochronological methods were applied to reconstruct the historic occurrence of fires at a Cross Timbers forest-grassland transition site within the Wichita Mountains of southwestern Oklahoma, USA. Sixty fi...

    Authors: Michael C. Stambaugh, Richard P. Guyette, Ralph Godfrey, E. R. McMurry and J. M. Marschall

    Citation: Fire Ecology 2009 5:5020051

    Content type: Research Article

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  5. We identified relationships between prescribed burn treatments and selected soil and fuel attributes on mycorrhizal fungus fruiting patterns in an old-growth ponderosa pine (Pinus ponderosa) and white fir (Abies ...

    Authors: Matthew J. Trappe, Kermit Cromack Jr., James M. Trappe, Daniel D. B. Perrakis, Efren Cazares-Gonzales, Michael A. Castellano and Steven L. Miller

    Citation: Fire Ecology 2009 5:5020030

    Content type: Research Article

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  6. In many parts of California, past timber harvesting, livestock grazing practices, and fire exclusion have changed the fire regime from low to mixed severity to a high severity regime with an increase in active...

    Authors: Nicole M. Vaillant, JoAnn Fites-Kaufman, Alicia L. Reiner, Erin K. Noonan-Wright and Scott N. Dailey

    Citation: Fire Ecology 2009 5:5020014

    Content type: Research Article

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  7. The predicted continuation of strong drying and warming trends in the southwestern United States underlies the associated prediction of increased frequency, area, and severity of wildfires in the coming years....

    Authors: Peter R. Robichaud, Sarah A. Lewis, Robert E. Brown and Louise E. Ashmun

    Citation: Fire Ecology 2009 5:5010115

    Content type: Research Article

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  8. This paper describes a process to evaluate the ecological sustainability of fire-adapted ecosystems, using a case study based on ponderosa pine (Pinus ponderosa) forests. We evaluated ecological sustainability by...

    Authors: Reuben Weisz, Jack Triepke and Russ Truman

    Citation: Fire Ecology 2009 5:5010100

    Content type: Research Article

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  9. Fires caused by lightning or Native Americans were the major ecological factor in the borderlands region of Arizona, New Mexico, and Mexico prior to European settlement. Historical overgrazing and aggressive f...

    Authors: Gerald J. Gottfried, Larry S. Allen, Peter L. Warren, Bill McDonald, Ronald J. Bemis and Carleton B. Edminster

    Citation: Fire Ecology 2009 5:5010085

    Content type: Research Article

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  10. We evaluated the effects of a prescribed fire in a ponderosa pine (Pinus ponderosa) forest intermittently over 43 years. Changing climatic (precipitation) conditions spanned this evaluation with a sequential patt...

    Authors: Peter F. Ffolliott, Cody L. Stropki and Aaron T. Kauffman

    Citation: Fire Ecology 2009 5:5010079

    Content type: Short Communication

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  11. Fire and invasions by nonnative plants can change the structure and function of ecosystems, and independent effects of each of these processes have been well studied. When fire is restored to areas where it ha...

    Authors: Robert J. Steidl and Andrea R. Litt

    Citation: Fire Ecology 2009 5:5010056

    Content type: Research Article

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  12. Wildland fires occur with increasing frequency in southwestern riparian forests, yet little is known about the effects of fire on populations of native and exotic vegetation. From 2003 to 2006, we monitored re...

    Authors: D. Max Smith, Deborah M. Finch, Christian Gunning, Roy Jemison and Jeffrey F. Kelly

    Citation: Fire Ecology 2009 5:5010038

    Content type: Research Article

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  13. Bird species that specialize in the use of burned forest conditions can provide insight into the prehistoric fire regimes associated with the forest types that they have occupied over evolutionary time. The na...

    Authors: Richard L. Hutto, Courtney J. Conway, Victoria A. Saab and Jeffrey R. Walters

    Citation: Fire Ecology 2008 4:4020115

    Content type: Forum: Issues, Management, Policy, and Opinions

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  14. Truffles are an important food resource for wildlife in North American forests, but decades of fire exclusion have altered the availability of this resource. In Yosemite National Park, resource management poli...

    Authors: Marc D. Meyer, Malcolm P. North and Susan L. Roberts

    Citation: Fire Ecology 2008 4:4020105

    Content type: Research Article

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  15. We evaluated the impact of fire severity and related spatial and vegetative parameters on small mammal populations in 2 yr- to 15 yr-old burns in Yosemite National Park, California, USA. We also developed habi...

    Authors: Susan L. Roberts, Jan W. van Wagtendonk, A. Keith Miles, Douglas A. Kelt and James A. Lutz

    Citation: Fire Ecology 2008 4:4020083

    Content type: Research Article

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  16. There is a growing body of literature covering the responses of bird species to wildland fire events. Our study was unique among these because we investigated the effects of large-scale wildland fires on entir...

    Authors: Mark B. Mendelsohn, Cheryl S. Brehme, Carlton J. Rochester, Drew C. Stokes, Stacie A. Hathaway and Robert N. Fisher

    Citation: Fire Ecology 2008 4:4020063

    Content type: Research Article

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  17. We examined changes in winter habitat use by four grassland passerine birds in response to summer prescribed burning within a Texas gulf coast tallgrass prairie during 2001 and 2002. We used a traditional Befo...

    Authors: Damion E. Marx, Sallie J. Hejl and Garth Herring

    Citation: Fire Ecology 2008 4:4020046

    Content type: Research Article

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  18. We evaluated American three-toed woodpecker (Picoides dorsalis) response to spatial heterogeneity of burn severity and prey availability over multiple scales at the 56 000 ha Hayman Fire (2002) located in the Col...

    Authors: Natasha B. Kotliar, Elizabeth W. Reynolds and Douglas H. Deutschman

    Citation: Fire Ecology 2008 4:4020026

    Content type: Research Article

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  19. Elemental and nitrogen isotopic compositions of tree-rings adjacent to a fire-scar in a white birch (Betula papyrifera) are compared to those away from the scar in the same tree, and to those of nearby non-scarre...

    Authors: Andrew R. Bukata, T. Kurtis Kyser and Tom A. Al

    Citation: Fire Ecology 2008 4:4010101

    Content type: Short Communication

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  20. Forest seed dispersal is altered after fire. Using seed traps, we studied impacts of fire severity on timing of seed dispersal, total seed rain, and seed rain richness in patches of high and low severity fire ...

    Authors: Tom R. Cottrell, Paul F. Hessburg and Jonathan A. Betz

    Citation: Fire Ecology 2008 4:4010087

    Content type: Research Article

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  21. Prescribed fire is a common method used to produce desired ecological effects in chaparral by mimicking the natural role of fire. Since prescribed fires are usually conducted in moderate fuel and weather condi...

    Authors: Scott L. Stephens, David R. Weise, Danny L. Fry, Robert J. Keiffer, Jim Dawson, Eunmo Koo, Jennifer Potts and Patrick J. Pagni

    Citation: Fire Ecology 2008 4:4010074

    Content type: Research Article

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  22. Cambium injury is an important factor in post-fire tree survival. Measurements that quantify the degree of bark charring on tree stems after fire are often used as surrogates for direct cambium injury because ...

    Authors: Sharon M. Hood, Danny R. Cluck, Sheri L. Smith and Kevin C. Ryan

    Citation: Fire Ecology 2008 4:4010057

    Content type: OriginalPaper

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  23. There is general interest among fire ecologists to integrate observed fire regimes into long term fire management. The United States-Mexico borderlands provide unique research opportunities to study effects of...

    Authors: Miguel L. Villarreal and Stephen R. Yool

    Citation: Fire Ecology 2008 4:4010014

    Content type: OriginalPaper

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  24. Due to a unique combination of environmental conditions, the chaparral shrublands of southern California are prone to large, intense wildland fires. There is ongoing work in the fire research community to esta...

    Authors: R. E. Clark, A. S. Hope, S. Tarantola, D. Gatelli, P. E. Dennison and M. A. Moritz

    Citation: Fire Ecology 2008 4:4010001

    Content type: Research Article

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  25. The effects of 30 years (1972–2003) of Wildland Fire Use for Resource Benefit (WFU) fires on ponderosa pine forest stand structure were evaluated in the Gila Wilderness, New Mexico, and the Saguaro Wilderness,...

    Authors: Zachary A. Holden, Penelope Morgan, Matthew G. Rollins and Kathleen Kavanagh

    Citation: Fire Ecology 2007 3:3020018

    Content type: Research Article

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  26. Wildland fire use as a concept had its origin when humans first gained the ability to suppress fires. Some fires were suppressed and others were allowed to burn based on human values and objectives. Native Ame...

    Authors: Jan W. van Wagtendonk

    Citation: Fire Ecology 2007 3:3020003

    Content type: Research Article

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  27. Wildfire effects on the ground surface are indicative of the potential for post-fire watershed erosion response. Areas with remaining organic ground cover will likely experience less erosion than areas of comp...

    Authors: Sarah A. Lewis, Leigh B. Lentile, Andrew T. Hudak, Peter R. Robichaud, Penelope Morgan and Michael J. Bobbitt

    Citation: Fire Ecology 2007 3:3010109

    Content type: OriginalPaper

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  28. Vegetation response and burn severity were examined following eight large wildfires that burned in 2003 and 2004: two wildfires in California chaparral, two each in dry and moist mixed-conifer forests in Monta...

    Authors: Leigh B. Lentile, Penelope Morgan, Andrew T. Hudak, Michael J. Bobbitt, Sarah A. Lewis, Alistair M. S. Smith and Peter R. Robichaud

    Citation: Fire Ecology 2007 3:3010091

    Content type: OriginalPaper

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  29. The Forest Service Remote Sensing Applications Center (RSAC) and the U.S. Geological Survey Earth Resources Observation and Science (EROS) Data Center produce Burned Area Reflectance Classification (BARC) maps...

    Authors: Andrew T. Hudak, Penelope Morgan, Michael J. Bobbitt, Alistair M. S. Smith, Sarah A. Lewis, Leigh B. Lentile, Peter R. Robichaud, Jess T. Clark and Randy A. McKinley

    Citation: Fire Ecology 2007 3:3010064

    Content type: OriginalPaper

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  30. The development of continental-scale fire mapping using AVHRR since the early 1990s and, more recently, MODIS imagery, is transforming our understanding of Australian fire regimes—particularly the national sig...

    Authors: Jeremy Russell-Smith and Cameron P. Yates

    Citation: Fire Ecology 2007 3:3010048

    Content type: OriginalPaper

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  31. Elected officials and leaders of environmental agencies need information about the effects of large wildfires in order to set policy and make management decisions. Recently, the Wildland Fire Leadership Counci...

    Authors: Jeff Eidenshink, Brian Schwind, Ken Brewer, Zhi-Liang Zhu, Brad Quayle and Stephen Howard

    Citation: Fire Ecology 2007 3:3010003

    Content type: OriginalPaper

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