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- Thode, Andrea E., et al. Show all 5 Authors
- International journal of wildland fire 2009 v.18 no.7 pp. 765-774
- Landsat; burning; climate; fire severity; fire spread; fires; global warming; landscapes; lightning; national parks; snowpack; spring; California
- ... Continental-scale studies of western North America have attributed recent increases in annual area burned and fire size to a warming climate, but these studies have focussed on large fires and have left the issues of fire severity and ignition frequency unaddressed. Lightning ignitions, any of which could burn a large area given appropriate conditions for fire spread, could be the first indication ...
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- Ecosystems 2009 v.12 no.1 pp. 114-128
- burning; coniferous forests; fire regime; fire severity; fire weather; long term effects; wildfires; wildland fire use; Nevada
- ... We investigate interactions between successive naturally occurring fires, and assess to what extent the environments in which fires burn influence these interactions. Using mapped fire perimeters and satellite-based estimates of post-fire effects (referred to hereafter as fire severity) for 19 fires burning relatively freely over a 31-year period, we demonstrate that fire as a landscape process ca ...
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- Journal of forestry 2009 v.107 no.7 pp. 339
- wildland fire management; fire fighters; education programs; fire science and management; fuel loading; fuels (fire ecology); fire hazard reduction; climate change; wildland-urban interface; knowledge; higher education; university programs; training (people); curriculum; United States
- ... Over the last 20 years, the duties of US fire professionals have become more complex and risk laden because of fuel load accumulation, climate change, and the increasing wildland-urban interface. Incorporation of fire use and ecological principles into fire management policies has further expanded the range of expertise and knowledge required of fire professionals. The educational and training sys ...