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The challenge for resource managers is to understand and appreciate the wilderness resource. We must embrace a philosophy that allows natural fire to play its natural role, within social and political realities. As we alter the natural processes, we...

Person: Brown, Mutch, Weatherspoon, Wakimoto, Jolly
Year: 1995
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

We know that the natural fire regimes of park and wilderness ecosystems are extremely variable. Past management practices (primarily fire exclusion), other resource constraints (endangered species, air quality), location and shape of preserves, and new...

Person: Brown, Mutch, Weatherspoon, Wakimoto, Agee
Year: 1995
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

Pines (genus Pinus) form the dominant tree cover over large parts of the Northern Hemisphere. Human activities have affected the distribution, composition, and structure of pine forests for millennia. Different human-mediated factors have affected...

Person: Richardson, Rundel, Jackson, Teskey, Aronson, Bytnerowicz, Wingfield, Proches
Year: 2007
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

The Southwest of Western Australia is one of the world's biodiversity hotspots. In the jarrah forest there are at least 300-400 plant species in vegetation that is typically mined and as many as 1163 species per 0.1 ha. Hence, restoring the plant...

Person: Koch
Year: 2007
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

This paper details some of the recent research findings concerning restoration needs of the Banksia woodland in Western Australia, including the importance of, and recent advances in, smoke-technology research. Research has enabled testing of a wide...

Person: Rokich, Dixon
Year: 2007
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

Deserts are known to mankind, but the term desertification has always been an elusive concept. It is now defined in the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) as land degradation in the drylands (land failing within arid, semi-arid...

Person: Sivakumar
Year: 2007
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

From the text (p.32) ... 'When prescribed fire is part of the ecological management plan, most native plants bloom earlier and longer, produce more seed, and generally thrive. The reasons are easy to see. the dead plant material is reduced to...

Person: Kocourek, Chang
Year: 2007
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

We measured soil seed banks in 102 plots within a 110 000 ha Arizona Pinus ponderosa landscape, determined seed-bank responses to fire cues and tree canopy types (open or densely treed patches), compared seed-bank composition among ecosystem types, and...

Person: Abella, Springer, Covington
Year: 2007
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

The once widespread Longleaf pine (Pinus palustris)-dominated ecosystems of the southeastern coastal plain of the United States have been greatly reduced in extent, and many of the remaining stands are being degraded by hardwood invasion due to fire...

Person: Condon, Putz
Year: 2007
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

At least three global-change phenomena are having major impacts on Amazonian forests: (1) accelerating deforestation and logging; (2) rapidly changing patterns of forest loss; and (3) interactions between human land-use and climatic variability....

Person: Laurance
Year: 2007
Type: Document
Source: TTRS