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This study is centred on Quercus robur, Q. pyrenaica and Q. ilex that have a distribution area covering all Europe. Fire is a frequent ecological factor in many ecosystems, especially in those with Mediterranean climates. Our working hypothesis is that...

Person: Reyes, Casal
Year: 2006
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

Austrostipa compressa, a native ephemeral of southwest Western Australia was stimulated to germinate under a range of temperatures, in the presence of light, and exposure to smoke-water. This combination of environmental cues results in winter-maximum...

Person: Smith, Bell, Loneragan
Year: 1999
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

Fire has been shown to stimulate seed germination in a number of fire-prone ecosystems, mainly in Mediterranean type shrublands and, though not exclusively, in hardseeded species. Stimulation by heat, or by chemical constituents of charred wood and...

Person: Overbeck, Muller, Pillar, Pfadenhauer
Year: 2006
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

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

Boreal forests are highly susceptible to wildfire, and post-fire changes in soil temperature and moisture have the potential to transform large areas of the landscape from a net sink to a net source of carbon (C). Understanding the ecological controls...

Person: O'Neill, Richter, Kasischke
Year: 2006
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

In this study, smoke data were collected from two plots located on the Francis Marion National Forest in South Carolina during prescribed burns on 12 February 2003. One of the plots had been subjected to mechanical chipping, the other was not. This...

Person: Naeher, Achtemeier, Glitzenstein, Streng, MacIntosh
Year: 2006
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

Fire is one of the key disturbances affecting aspen (Populus tremuloides Michx.) forest ecosystems within western Canadian wildlands, including Elk Island National Park. Prescribed fire use is a tool available to modify aspen forests, yet clearly...

Person: Andrews, Butler, Otway, Bork, Anderson, Alexander
Year: 2006
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

Federal fuels managers are increasingly using prescribed fire to decrease hazardous fuels and risks to resources in wildland and urban settings. Two factors have become apparent throughout the last several years: prescribed burning costs are rising,...

Person: Berry, Donovan, Hesseln
Year: 2006
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

A year-long sampling and analysis of 24 h airborne particles equal to or less than 10 mm (

Person: Villalobos-Pietrini, Amador-Munoz, Waliszewski, Hernandez-Mena, Munive-Colin, Gomez-Arroyo, Bravo-Cabrera, Frias-Villegas
Year: 2006
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

From the text (p.122) ... 'In recent years, the debate over Indian fire has continued in the context of discussions of the Wilderness Act of 1964. It is basically a dispute over whether or not Indian fires were a 'natural' form of fire...

Person: Krech, Krech
Year: 1999
Type: Document
Source: TTRS