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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. 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
  21. 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
  22. 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
  23. 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
  24. 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
  25. 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
  26. In the new era of large, high-intensity wildfire events, new fire prevention and extinction strategies are emerging. Software that simulates fire behavior can play a leading role. In order for these simulators...

    Authors: Ana Solares-Canal, Laura Alonso, Thais Rincón, Juan Picos, Domingo M. Molina-Terrén, Carmen Becerra and Julia Armesto
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2023 19:61
  27. 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
  28. Understanding how temporal and spatial attributes of fire regimes, environmental conditions, and species’ traits interact to shape ecological communities will help improve biodiversity conservation in fire-aff...

    Authors: Frederick W. Rainsford, Katherine M. Giljohann, Andrew F. Bennett, Michael F. Clarke, Josephine MacHunter, Katharine Senior, Holly Sitters, Simon Watson and Luke T. Kelly
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2023 19:59
  29. Six synchronous, wind-driven, high severity megafires burned over 300,000 hectares of mesic temperate forest in the western Cascades of NW Oregon and SW Washington states in early September 2020. While remote ...

    Authors: Sebastian U. Busby, Angela M. Klock and Jeremy S. Fried
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2023 19:58
  30. Wildfires represent an important element in the bio-geophysical cycles of various ecosystems across the globe and are particularly related to land transformation in tropical and subtropical regions. In this st...

    Authors: Rodrigo San Martín, Catherine Ottlé and Anna Sörensson
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2023 19:57
  31. 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
  32. 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
  33. 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
  34. 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
  35. 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
  36. 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
  37. 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
  38. 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
  39. 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
  40. 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

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