Fire Severity and Patch Size

Fire Severity and Patch Size

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Climate change and fire exclusion have increased the flammability of western United States forests, leading to forest cover loss when wildfires occur under severe weather conditions. Increasingly large high-severity burn patches limit natural regeneration...
Person: Crockett, Hurteau
Year: 2022
Type: Document

ContextManagers aiming to utilize wildland fire to restore southwestern ponderosa pine landscapes require better understanding of forest cover patterns produced at multiple scales. Restoration effectiveness of wildland fires managed for resource benefit...
Person: Donager, Sánchez Meador , Huffman
Year: 2022
Type: Document

The increasing incidence of large wildfires with extensive stand-replacing effects across the southwestern United States is altering the contemporary forest management template within historically frequent-fire conifer forests. While management of fire-...
Person: Stevens
Year: 2022
Type: Media

The long-term outcome from accelerated forest restoration using resource objective wildfire in combination with fuel management on fire-excluded landscapes is not well studied. We used simulation modeling to examine long-term trade-offs and synergies of...
Person: Young, Ager, Thode
Year: 2022
Type: Document

The Enemy Release Hypothesis proposes that invasion by exotic plant species is driven by their release from natural enemies (i.e. herbivores and pathogens) in their introduced ranges. However, in many cases, natural enemies, which may be introduced or...
Person: Applestein, Simler-Williamson, Germino
Year: 2021
Type: Document

Active fire detection in satellite imagery is of critical importance to the management of environmental conservation policies, supporting decision-making and law enforcement. This is a well established field, with many techniques being proposed over the...
Person: de Almeida Pereira, Fusioka, Nassu, Minetto
Year: 2021
Type: Document

Managed wildfires, naturally ignited wildfires that are managed for resource benefit, have the potential to reduce fuel loads and minimize the effects of future wildfires, but have been utilized mainly in remote settings. A new policy federal guidance in...
Person: Iniguez, Thode, McCaffrey, Evans, Meyer, Hedwall
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

Background: Fire regimes are shifting in ponderosa pine (Pinus ponderosa Lawson & C. Lawson)-dominated forests, raising concern regarding future vegetation patterns and forest resilience, particularly within high-severity burn patches. The...
Person: Singleton, Thode, Sánchez Meador , Iniguez
Year: 2021
Type: Document

Context: Spatial patterns of high-severity wildfire in forests affect vegetation recovery pathways, watershed dynamics, and wildlife habitat across landscapes. Yet, less is known about contemporary trends in landscape patterns of high-severity burn...
Person: Singleton, Thode, Sánchez Meador , Iniguez, Stevens
Year: 2021
Type: Document