Document


Title

Distinguishing disturbance from perturbations in fire regimes - research brief for resource managers
Document Type: Fact Sheet / Brief
Author(s): Jon E. Keeley ; Marti Witter ; Liz van Mantgem
Publication Year: 2019

Cataloging Information

Keyword(s):
  • fire frequency
  • fire intensity
  • fire patterns
  • human impacts
  • invasive species
  • patch dynamics
  • type conversion
  • vegetation shifts
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Record Last Modified: August 13, 2019
FRAMES Record Number: 58429

Description

If the fire has characteristics that do not fit the historical fire regime with which the fire-adapted ecosystem has developed, then it may impact resilience and cause a shift in ecosystem characteristics.

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Citation:
Keeley, Jon E.; Witter, Marti; van Mantgem, Liz. 2019. Distinguishing disturbance from perturbations in fire regimes - research brief for resource managers. California Fire Science Consortium. 2 p.