Wildlife and Fire

Wildlife and Fire

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The dramatic increase in the number of uncontrollable wildfires in the United States has become an important policy issue as they threaten valuable forests and human property. The derived stochastic dynamic model of this study is capable of determining...
Person: Al Abri, Grogan
Year: 2020
Type: Document

Understanding the soil heat and moisture transport is significant for assessing the living condition of vegetation and microorganisms in soils. Numerous studies have been conducted to understand the coupled soil heat and moisture transport under '...
Person: Bao, Liu, Qin, Liu
Year: 2020
Type: Document

The combined effects of long-term fire suppression, logging, and overgrazing have negatively impacted many southwestern U.S. forests, resulting in decreased habitat quality for wildlife, and more frequent and severe wildfires. In response, land management...
Person: Bard, Cain
Year: 2020
Type: Document

Wildfire affects landscape ecohydrologic processes through feedbacks between fire effects, vegetation growth and water availability. Despite the links between these processes, fire is rarely incorporated dynamically into ecohydrologic models, which couple...
Person: Bart, Kennedy, Tague, McKenzie
Year: 2020
Type: Document

Over the last decades, the different issues regarding the expansion of the wildland-urban interface (WUI) - particularly those related to fires - have spread around the world with particular exposure in the USA, Canada, Australia, and, more recently, in...
Person: Bento-Gonçalves, Vieira
Year: 2020
Type: Document

The relationship between wildland fire spread rate and wind has been a topic of study for over a century, but few laboratory studies report measurements in controlled winds exceeding 5 m s−1. In this study, measurements of fire rate of...
Person: Butler, Quarles, Standohar-Alfano, Morrison, Jimenez, Sopko, Wold, Bradshaw, Atwood, Landon, O'Brien, Hornsby, Wagenbrenner, Page
Year: 2020
Type: Document

Aim: Over the past several decades, wildfires have become larger, more frequent, and/or more severe in many areas. Simultaneously, anthropogenic ignitions are steadily growing. We have little understanding of how increasing anthropogenic ignitions are...
Person: Cattau, Wessman, Mahood, Balch
Year: 2020
Type: Document

Fire activity has a huge impact on human lives. Different models have been proposed to predict fire activity, which can be classified into global and regional ones. Global fire models focus on longer timescale simulations and can be very complex. Regional...
Person: Ferreira, Vega-Oliveros, Zhao, Cardoso, Macau
Year: 2020
Type: Document

The 3D structure of a fire front propagating through a homogeneous porous solid-fuel layer was studied numerically at laboratory and field scales. At laboratory scale, wind-tunnel fires propagating through laser-cut cardboard fuel were numerically...
Person: Frangieh, Accary, Morvan, Meradji, Bessonov
Year: 2020
Type: Document

The regular and consistent measurements provided by Earth observation satellites can support the monitoring and reporting of forest indicators. Although substantial scientific literature espouses the capabilities of satellites in this area, the techniques...
Person: Hislop, Haywood, Jones, Soto-Berelov, Skidmore, Nguyen
Year: 2020
Type: Document