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Satellite-based active fire data provide indispensable information for monitoring global fire activity and understanding its impacts on climate and air quality. Yet the limited spatiotemporal sampling capacities of current satellites result in...

Person: Li, Zhang, Kondragunta, Schmidt, Holmes
Year: 2020
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

Savannas are a major terrestrial biome, comprising of grasses with the C4 photosynthetic pathway and trees with the C3 type. This mixed grass-tree biome rapidly appeared on the ecological stage 8 million years ago with the near-synchronous expansion of...

Person: Beerling, Osborne
Year: 2006
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

The past decade has seen an increasing interest in forest management based on historical or natural disturbance dynamics. The rationale is that management that favours landscape compositions and stand structures similar to those found historically...

Person: Bergeron, Cyr, Drever, Flannigan, Gauthier, Kneeshaw, Lauzon, Leduc, Le Goff, Lesieur, Logan
Year: 2006
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

Savannas are the most common vegetation type in the tropics and subtropics, ranging in physiognomy from grasslands with scattered woody plants to woodlands with heterogeneous grass cover. Productivity and organic matter turnover in savannas are...

Person: da Cunha Bustamante, Medina, Asner, Nardoto, Garcia-Montiel
Year: 2006
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

From the introduction: Let me emphasize that I only claim to speak with authority about the task of restoring fire to the National Forests. Private landowners have their own special problems in using prescribed fire, size of forest tracts, lack of...

Person: Dickinson, Mann
Year: 2006
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES, TTRS

Cuban Parrots (Amazona leucocephala) on the island of Great Abaco in the Bahamas forage and nest in native pine forests. The population is unique in that the birds nest in limestone solution holes on the forest floor. Bahamian pine forests are fire-...

Person: O'Brien, Stahala, Mori, Callaham, Bergh
Year: 2006
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES, TTRS