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- Kharuk, Viacheslav I.; Dvinskaya, Mariya L.; Petrov, Ilya A.; Im, Sergei T.; Ranson, Kenneth J.
- Regional environmental change 2016 v.16 no.8 pp. 2389-2397
- Larix; climatic factors; fire frequency; fires; forests; latitude; lightning; solar radiation; trees; Arctic region; Siberia
- ... Fire history within the northern larch forests of Central Siberia was studied (65 + °N). Fires within this area are predominantly caused by lightning strikes rather than human activity. Mean fire return intervals (FRIs) were found to be 112 ± 49 years (based on firescars) and 106 ± 36 years (based on firescars and tree natality dates). FRIs were increased with latitude increase and observed to be ...
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