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Four conditions are necessary for fire to assume ecological importance: 1) an accumulation of organic matter, i.e. fuel either herbaceous or woody, sufficient enough to burn; 2) dry weather conditions to render the material combustible; 3) a landscape...

Person: Bidwell, Weir, Carlson, Masters, Engle
Year: 2018
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

From the Alaska Climate Change Adaption Series.

Wildfires are a natural part of the boreal ecosystem. Wildfires help maintain vegetation diversity, providing suitable habitats for wildlife, but wildfires can also present a threat to human values...

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Year: 2018
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

These data include time lapse JPEG and CR2 format photographs, taken every 5 seconds, as well as MTS videos from burns of the 2012 Prescribed Fire Combustion and Atmospheric Dynamics Research Experiment (RxCADRE) at Eglin Air Force Base, Florida....

Person: Potter, Krull, Larkin, Moore, O'Neill, Rorig, Strand
Year: 2018
Type: Data
Source: FRAMES

Millions of acres of fuels reduction treatments are being implemented each year in the fire adapted forests of the US. Typical these fuel reduction treatments target small diameter trees for removal producing large amounts of unmerchantable woody...

Person: Evans
Year: 2018
Type: Media
Source: FRAMES

Fire in California’s Ecosystems describes fire in detail—both as an integral natural process in the California landscape and as a growing threat to urban and suburban developments in the state. Written by many of the foremost authorities on the subject...

Person: van Wagtendonk, Sugihara, Stephens, Thode, Shaffer, Fites-Kaufman
Year: 2018
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

The field of aerobiology is expanding due to a recognition of the diversity of roles microbes play in both terrestrial and atmospheric ecology. Smoke from global biomass burning has had significant and widespread ecological and human health...

Person: Kobziar, Pingree, Larson, Dreaden, Green, Smith
Year: 2018
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

Questions: Fire is a crucial component of many ecosystems. Plants whose seeds germinate in response to smoke may benefit from resource availability in the post‐fire environment. Smoke can influence germination timing and success, as well as seedling...

Person: Carthey, Tims, Geedicke, Leishman
Year: 2018
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

The exposure of Vitis vinifera L. berries to forest fire smoke changes the concentration of phenylpropanoid metabolites in berries and the resulting wine. The exposure of Vitis vinifera L. berries (i.e., wine grapes) to forest fire smoke can lead to a...

Person: Noestheden, Noyovitz, Riordan-Short, Dennis, Zandberg
Year: 2018
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

This presentation will share lessons learned by the Yurok Tribe's Air Quality Coordinator during the Summer of 2017 wildfire disaster response in Northwest California.

Person: Hostler
Year: 2018
Type: Media
Source: FRAMES

Many plants in fire-prone ecosystems produce seeds that are cued to germinate after fire. However, fire is not uniform in the landscape, and there are often refugia where fire does not reach, like rocky outcrops or moist valleys. Erica coccinea, a...

Person: Leonard, West, Ojeda
Year: 2018
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES