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Fire risk management is at a crossroads. The last three fire seasons worldwide, dotted by extreme fire behavior and “megafire” events, highlighted the need for a shifting mentality towards a novel and integrated fire management framework,...
Person: Bacciu, Sirca, Spano
Year: 2022
Type: Document

A severe outbreak of wildfire across the US Pacific Coast during August 2020 led to persistent fire activity through the end of summer. In late September, Fire Weather Outlooks predicted higher than usual fire activity into the winter in parts of...
Person: Belval, Short, Stonesifer, Calkin
Year: 2022
Type: Document

AimWildfire activity in recent years is notable not only for an expansion of total area burned but also for large, single-day fire spread events that pose challenges to ecological systems and human communities. Our objectives were to gain new insight into...
Person: Coop, Parks, Stevens-Rumann, Ritter, Hoffman
Year: 2022
Type: Document

There is mounting concern that global wildfire activity is shifting in frequency, intensity and seasonality in response to climate change. Fuel moisture provides a powerful means of detecting changing fire potential. Here, we use global burned area and...
Person: Ellis, Bowman, Jain, Flannigan, Williamson
Year: 2022
Type: Document

Objectives: Due to accelerating wildland fire activity, there is mounting urgency to understand, prevent, and mitigate the occupational health impacts associated with wildland fire suppression. The objectives of this review of academic and grey literature...
Person: Koopmans, Cornish, Fyfe, Bailey, Pelletier
Year: 2022
Type: Document

[from the text] Fire is one of Earth's most potent agents of ecological change. This Special Issue comes in the wake of a series of extreme wildfires across the world, from the Amazon, to Siberia, California, Portugal, South Africa and eastern...
Person: Nimmo, Andersen, Archibald, Boer, Brotons, Parr, Tingley
Year: 2022
Type: Document

Climate and natural vegetation dynamics are key drivers of global vegetation fire, but anthropogenic burning now prevails over vast areas of the planet. Fire regime classification and mapping may contribute towards improved understanding of relationships...
Person: Pereira, Oom, Silva, Benali
Year: 2022
Type: Document

The 2018-2021 wildfire seasons were a glimpse of the future: deadly damaging fires in Mediterranean regions and high fire activity outside the typical fire season, also in temperate and boreal areas. This challenge cannot be solved with the traditional...
Person: Stoof, Kettridge
Year: 2022
Type: Document

The 2018 Camp fire destroyed the town of Paradise, California and resulted in 82 fatalities, the worst wildfire disaster in the US to date. Future disasters of similar or greater magnitude are inevitable given predicted climate change but remain highly...
Person: Ager, Day, Alcasena, Evers, Short, Grenfell
Year: 2021
Type: Document

Recent fire seasons brought a new fire reality to the western US, and motivated federal agencies to explore scenarios for augmenting current fuel management and forest restoration in areas where fires might threaten critical resources and developed areas...
Person: Ager, Evers, Day, Alcasena, Houtman
Year: 2021
Type: Document