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- Kerry L. Metlen; Carl N. Skinner; Derek R. Olson; Clint Nichols; Darren Borgias
- Forest ecology and management 2018 v.430 pp. 43-58
- Abies magnifica; American Indians; El Nino; autumn; basins; burning; climate; climate change; conifers; data collection; drought; dry forests; earlywood; ecoregions; evergreen forests; fire frequency; fire history; fire regime; fire scars; fire season; fires; forest restoration; fuels; hardwood forests; history; latewood; literature; mountains; periodicity; plant communities; silvicultural practices; spring; summer; temperature; watersheds; winter; woodlands; Oregon
- ... exclusion. Regionally, climate change is increasing fire frequency, elevating the importance of understanding historically frequent-fire regimes.We use cross-dated fire-scars to characterize historical fire return intervals, seasonality, and relationships with climate beginning in 1650 CE for 13 sites representative of southwestern Oregon dry forests. Using systematic literature review, we link our local ...