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A team of fire scientists and resource managers convened 17-19 April 1996 in Seattle, Washington, to assess the effects of fire disturbance on ecosystems. Objectives of this workshop were to develop scientific recommendations for future fire research...

Person: Schmoldt, Peterson, Keane, Lenihan, McKenzie, Weise, Sandberg
Year: 1999
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES, TTRS

From introduction: The Frostfire Burning Experiment was done in the boreal forest of interior Alaska during July 8 to 15, 1999 (Hayasaka and Shinohara, 1999). The experiment was scheduled in the site for investigating the impacts of forest fire on the...

Person: Hatsushika, Kim, Yamazaki
Year: 1999
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

This study reports on the use of the process-based ecosystem model CENTURY 4.0 to investigate the patterns of net primary productivity (NPP) along a transect across the boreal forests of central Canada and the influence of climate change, CO2...

Person: Peng, Apps
Year: 1999
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES, TTRS

The overall effects of fire on ecosystems are complex, ranging from the reduction or elimination of aboveground biomass to impacts on belowground physical, chemical and microbial mediated processes. Since a key component of overall ecosystem...

Person: Neary, Klopatek, DeBano, Ffolliott
Year: 1999
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES, TTRS

Fire is the dominant stand-replacing agent in the Canadian boreal forest (including Jack pine, Pinus banksiana, and black spruce, Picea mariana), but few quantitative measurements are available on the micrometeorological effects of fire. Airborne flux...

Person: Amiro, MacPherson, Desjardins
Year: 1999
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES, TTRS

The Vegetation Dynamics Development Tool (VDDT) is a vegetation simulation model developed to examine the impacts of a variety of landscape scale disturbances on vegetation succession and development. It assumes that the ecosystem exists in a discrete...

Person: Gollberg, Arbaugh, Schilling, Merzenich, van Wagtendonk
Year: 1999
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES, TTRS