Southwest Fire History

Southwest Fire History

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It is predicted that under a warming climate, wildfire frequency will likely increase. The increase in fire activity is hypothesized as a likely consequence of increased atmospheric CO2-driven climate warming having the potential to influence fire weather...
Person: Baker
Year: 2022
Type: Document

Wildfire has increased 20-fold in the last 30 years in the Western U.S., partly due to climate change and partly due to forest and fire management practices. At the same time, many water resources are drying up. And fish populations throughout the western...
Person: Belmont
Year: 2022
Type: Media

Fire is a natural agent with a paramount role in ecosystem functioning and biodiversity maintenance. Still, it can also act as a negative force against many ecosystems. Despite some knowledge of the interactions of fire and vegetation, there is no clear...
Person: González, González-Trujillo, Muñoz, Armenteras
Year: 2022
Type: Document

Recent fires have fueled concerns that regional and global warming trends are leading to more extreme burning. We found compelling evidence that average fire events in regions of the United States are up to four times the size, triple the frequency, and...
Person: Iglesias, Balch, Travis
Year: 2022
Type: Document

This 15-minute video provides an overview of the FireWorks program and describes several of the activities.
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Year: 2021
Type: Media

This report assesses recent forest disturbance in the Western United States and discusses implications for sustainability. Individual chapters focus on fire, drought, insects, disease, invasive plants, and socioeconomic impacts. Disturbance data came from...
Person: Barrett, Robertson
Year: 2021
Type: Document

ContextMontane grasslands and forest-grassland ecotones are unique and dynamic components of many landscapes, but the processes that regulate their dynamics are difficult to observe over ecologically relevant time spans.ObjectivesWe aimed to demonstrate...
Person: Dewar, Falk, Swetnam, Baisan, Allen, Parmenter, Margolis, Taylor
Year: 2021
Type: Document

This edited volume presents original scientific research and knowledge synthesis covering the past, present, and potential future fire ecology of major US forest types, with implications for forest management in a changing climate. The editors and...
Person: Greenberg, Collins
Year: 2021
Type: Document

Wildfires in many western North American forests are becoming more frequent, larger, and severe, with changed seasonal patterns. In response, coniferous forest ecosystems will transition toward dominance by fire-adapted hardwoods, shrubs, meadows, and...
Person: Jager, Long, Malison, Murphy, Rust, Silva, Sollmann, Steel, Bowen, Dunham, Ebersole, Flitcroft
Year: 2021
Type: Document

The Devonian is known for the earliest dispersal of extensive wildfires, but the spatiotemporal diversification pattern and process have not been studied in detail. We synthesize a total of 65 global wildfire occurrences based on fossil charcoals and...
Person: Lu, Ikejiri, Lu
Year: 2021
Type: Document