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  1. Mediterranean forests are increasingly threatened by wildfires, with fuel load playing a crucial role in fire dynamics and behaviors. Accurate fuel load determination contributes substantially to the wildfire ...

    Authors: Di Lin, Vincenzo Giannico, Raffaele Lafortezza, Giovanni Sanesi and Mario Elia
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2024 20:58
  2. Vegetation fires have major impacts on the ecosystem and present a significant threat to human life. Vegetation fires consists of forest fires, cropland fires, and other vegetation fires in this study. Current...

    Authors: Fahad Shahzad, Kaleem Mehmood, Khadim Hussain, Ijlal Haidar, Shoaib Ahmad Anees, Sultan Muhammad, Jamshid Ali, Muhammad Adnan, Zhichao Wang and Zhongke Feng
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2024 20:57
  3. Anthropogenic climate change is expected to catalyze forest conversion to grass and shrublands due to more extreme fire behavior and hotter and drier post-fire conditions. However, field surveys in the Norther...

    Authors: Margaret D. Epstein, Carl A. Seielstad and Christopher J. Moran
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2024 20:56
  4. Climate change has increased wildfire activity in the western USA and limited the capacity for forests to recover post-fire, especially in areas burned at high severity. Land managers urgently need a better un...

    Authors: Joe V. Celebrezze, Madeline C. Franz, Robert A. Andrus, Amanda T. Stahl, Michelle Steen-Adams and Arjan J. H. Meddens
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2024 20:54
  5. Over the last four decades, wildfires in forests of the continental western United States have significantly increased in both size and severity after more than a century of fire suppression and exclusion. Man...

    Authors: Malcolm P. North, Sarah M. Bisbing, Don L. Hankins, Paul F. Hessburg, Matthew D. Hurteau, Leda N. Kobziar, Marc D. Meyer, Allison E. Rhea, Scott L. Stephens and Camille S. Stevens-Rumann
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2024 20:50
  6. Abies pinsapo Clemente ex Boiss. is a species classified as endangered and currently occupies a very small and fragmented area of distribution in the southwest of the Baetic System. The uniqueness of these relict...

    Authors: José Gómez-Zotano, Rubén Pardo-Martínez, José Antonio Olmedo-Cobo and Javier Martos-Martín
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2024 20:49
  7. Designing effective land management actions addressed to increase ecosystem resilience requires us to understand how shifting fire regimes are shaping landscapes. In this study, we aim to assess the link betwe...

    Authors: David Beltrán-Marcos, Susana Suárez-Seoane, José Manuel Fernández-Guisuraga, João C. Azevedo and Leonor Calvo
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2024 20:47
  8. The southeastern United States consists of diverse ecosystems, many of which are fire-dependent. Fires were common during pre-European times, and many were anthropogenic in origin. Understanding how prescribed...

    Authors: Katherine E. Golden, Benjamin L. Hemingway, Amy E. Frazier, Wade Harrell, Samuel D. Fuhlendorf and Craig A. Davis
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2024 20:46
  9. Increased use of visualizations as wildfire communication tools with public and professional audiences—particularly 3D videos and virtual or augmented reality—invites discussion of their ethical use in varied ...

    Authors: Catrin M. Edgeley, William H. Cannon, Scott Pearse, Branko Kosović, Gabriele Pfister and Rajesh Kumar
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2024 20:45
  10. Longleaf pine (Pinus palustris) ecosystems are recognized as biodiversity hotspots, and their sustainability is tightly coupled to a complex nexus of feedbacks between fire, composition, and structure. While prev...

    Authors: C. Wade Ross, E. Louise Loudermilk, Joseph J. O’Brien, Steven A. Flanagan, Jennifer McDaniel, Doug P. Aubrey, Tripp Lowe, J. Kevin Hiers and Nicholas S. Skowronski
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2024 20:44
  11. Chir pine (Pinus roxburghii Sarg.) forests are distributed in the dry valleys of Bhutan Himalaya. In the past, these forests have been heavily influenced by human activities such as grazing, burning, resin tappin...

    Authors: Karma Tenzin, Craig R. Nitschke, Kathryn J. Allen, Paul J. Krusic, Edward R. Cook, Thiet V. Nguyen and Patrick J. Baker
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2024 20:43
  12. Tree hollows are an important habitat resource used by arboreal fauna for nesting and denning. Hollows form when trees mature and are exposed to decay and physical damage. In the absence of excavating fauna, h...

    Authors: Benjamin Wagner, Patrick J. Baker and Craig R. Nitschke
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2024 20:42
  13. In the southwestern United States, post-fire vegetation recovery is increasingly variable in forest burned at high severity. Many factors, including temperature, drought, and erosion, can reduce post-fire vege...

    Authors: Joseph L. Crockett and Matthew D. Hurteau
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2024 20:41
  14. Fire ecology is a complex discipline that can only be understood by integrating biological, physical, and social sciences. The science of fire ecology explores wildland fire’s mechanisms and effects across all...

    Authors: Leda N. Kobziar, J. Kevin Hiers, Claire M. Belcher, William J. Bond, Carolyn A. Enquist, E. L. Loudermilk, Jessica R. Miesel, Joseph J. O’Brien, Juli G. Pausas, Sharon Hood, Robert Keane, Penelope Morgan, Melissa R. A. Pingree, Karin Riley, Hugh Safford, Francisco Seijo…
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2024 20:39
  15. Fuel breaks aim to reduce the energetic progression of a wildfire, facilitating safe and efficient suppression. Changes in fire regimes are creating increasingly complex scenarios in which a higher percentage ...

    Authors: Macarena Ortega, Francisco Rodríguez y Silva and Juan Ramón Molina
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2024 20:40
  16. 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

    The Correction to this article has been published in Fire Ecology 2024 20:51

  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. 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
  21. 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
  22. 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
  23. 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
  24. 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
  25. 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
  26. 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

  27. 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
  28. 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
  29. 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
  30. 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
  31. 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
  32. 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
  33. 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
  34. 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
  35. 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
  36. 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
  37. 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
  38. 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

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