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International Journal of Wildland Fire welcomes papers on basic and applied aspects of wildland fire science including, but not confined to, ecological impact, modelling fire and its effects, and management of fire. More

Editors in Chief: Susan G. Conard and Stefan Doerr

 
 
 

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Published online 26 November 2014
An accuracy assessment of the MTBS burned area product for shrub–steppe fires in the northern Great Basin, United States 
Aaron M. Sparks, Luigi Boschetti, Alistair M. S. Smith, Wade T. Tinkham, Karen O. Lannom and Beth A. Newingham

For shrub–steppe fires, this study validates the Monitoring Trends in Burn Severity (MTBS) burned area perimeter product. Although it provides reasonable assessments of the fire perimeter, it oversimplifies the within-fire area. Studies using MTBS data to analyse area burned trends should constrain the burned area product with spectral indices.

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Published online 25 November 2014
Challenges of assessing fire and burn severity using field measures, remote sensing and modelling 
Penelope Morgan, Robert E. Keane, Gregory K. Dillon, Theresa B. Jain, Andrew T. Hudak, Eva C. Karau, Pamela G. Sikkink, Zachary A. Holden and Eva K. Strand

We highlight challenges in effective fire and burn severity assessments in the field and using remote sensing and simulation models. We suggest that instead of collapsing interacting fire effects into a single severity index, the direct effects of fire be measured and integrated into severity index keys.

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Published online 24 November 2014
Effect of slope on spread of a linear flame front over a pine needle fuel bed: experiments and modelling 
Naian Liu, Jinmo Wu, Haixiang Chen, Xiaodong Xie, Linhe Zhang, Bin Yao, Jiping Zhu and Yanlong Shan

The effect of slope on spread of a linear flame front over a pine needle fuel bed was studied. Natural convective cooling was revealed to have a remarkable effect on fuel pre-heating. A fire spread model was developed that agrees well with the experimental data under slope conditions.

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Published online 18 November 2014
Santa Ana winds and predictors of wildfire progression in southern California 
Michael Billmire, Nancy H. F. French, Tatiana Loboda, R. Chris Owen and Marlene Tyner

Wildfires occurring on Santa Ana event days are shown to be 3.5–4.5 times larger than on non-Santa Ana days. Relative humidity, wind speed, length of previous-day fire perimeter and day-of-fire-event indicators most strongly predict daily burned area of wildfires in southern California.

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Published online 13 November 2014
Correlations between components of the water balance and burned area reveal new insights for predicting forest fire area in the southwest United States 
A. Park Williams, Richard Seager, Alison K. Macalady, Max Berkelhammer, Michael A. Crimmins, Thomas W. Swetnam, Anna T. Trugman, Nikolaus Buenning, David Noone, Nate G. McDowell, Natalia Hryniw, Claudia I. Mora and Thom Rahn

Spring–summer vapour pressure deficit (VPD) correlates at least as strongly with annual burned forest area in the southwest United States as does any evaluated climate or moisture variable. Climate models predict VPD to continue increasing due to warming, implying continued increases in southwestern forest fire area when fuels are not limiting.

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Published online 13 November 2014
The influence of a variable fire regime on woodland structure and composition 
Emma E. Burgess, Patrick Moss, Murray Haseler and Martine Maron

A focus on the response of plants to the most recent burn limits our ability to answer questions on the appropriate fire regimes for conservation. We found that the fire regime strongly influenced richness and abundance of species categorised as mid-storey trees and those individuals currently in the mid-level strata.

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Published online 11 November 2014
Predictors of south-eastern Australian householders' strengths of intentions to self-evacuate if a wildfire threatens: two theoretical models 
Jim McLennan, Sean Cowlishaw, Douglas Paton, Ruth Beatson and Glenn Elliott

Fire agencies prefer householders to evacuate to a safer location if threatened by a wildfire. Some householders leave late and are exposed to danger. This research used two theoretical models to identify factors likely to be associated with high levels of strength of intention to evacuate.

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Published online 11 November 2014
Behaviour of fire weather indices in the 2009–10 New Zealand wildland fire season 
Colin C. Simpson, H. Grant Pearce, Andrew P. Sturman and Peyman Zawar-Reza
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The Weather Research and Forecasting numerical weather prediction model was used to simulate the fire weather conditions during the 2009–10 New Zealand wildland fire season. This study discusses the behaviour of several fire weather indices, including the Haines Index and Continuous Haines Index, for this period.

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Published online 10 November 2014
Relationships between annual plant productivity, nitrogen deposition and fire size in low-elevation California desert scrub 
Leela E. Rao, John R. Matchett, Matthew L. Brooks, Robert F. Johnson, Richard A. Minnich and Edith B. Allen
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The relationships between precipitation, N deposition, biomass, and the distribution of fire sizes were investigated using a 28-year fire record of 582 burns from low-elevation desert scrub. Precipitation was as good as or a better predictor of fire size distribution than biomass. A fine fuel biomass threshold was only identified for the upper tail of the distribution.

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Published online 03 November 2014
Improvement of fire danger modelling with geographically weighted logistic model 
Haijun Zhang, Pengcheng Qi and Guangmeng Guo

We developed 10 global models and 40 local models for daily fire danger modelling. Cross-validation was performed to evaluate the performance of the various developed models. Compared to global logistic models, both stronger predictive performance and better inferential performance were validated by geographically weighted logistic models.

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Published online 14 October 2014
The role of defensible space for residential structure protection during wildfires 
Alexandra D. Syphard, Teresa J. Brennan and Jon E. Keeley

Defensible space provides significant home protection during wildfire, but more than 30 m (100 ft) provides no significant additional benefit, even on steep slopes. Vegetation reduction is most effective immediately adjacent to structures. The best long-term approach to structure protection will include land use planning in addition to defensible space.

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Published online 14 October 2014
Modelling and mapping dynamic variability in large fire probability in the lower Sonoran Desert of south-western Arizona 
Miranda E. Gray, Brett G. Dickson and Luke J. Zachmann

In the lower Sonoran Desert of south-western Arizona, climate change and non-native plant invasions may increase the frequency and size of uncommon wildfires. Our results contribute to an improved understanding of fuel and other landscape variables that increase large fire probability in this system, particularly maximum Normalised Difference Vegetation Index, road density and elevation.

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Published online 21 July 2014
Social science research on Indigenous wildfire management in the 21st century and future research needs 
Amy Christianson

This article reviews social science research on Indigenous wildfire management in Australia, Canada and the United States after the year 2000 and explores future research needs in the field.

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Published online 29 May 2014
Exposing hidden-value trade-offs: sharing wildfire management responsibility between government and citizens 
Blythe McLennan and Michael Eburn

Using a conceptual framework we make explicit some of the necessary but often hidden trade-offs that are implicit in assessments of ‘shared responsibility’ for wildfire management. We compare and contrast potential legal and governance implications of four extreme positions on wildfire management to encourage stakeholders to acknowledge and debate the necessary value trade-offs.

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Published online 09 April 2014
Wildfire evacuation and its alternatives: perspectives from four United States 
Sarah McCaffrey, Alan Rhodes and Melanie Stidham

Alternatives to mass evacuation during a wildfire are being increasingly considered in the United States. We examine how individuals in four communities considering an alternative assess the issues. The tension between increasing safety and reducing uncertainty for emergency responders versus for residents is a key consideration in choosing a preferred strategy.

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Published online 31 March 2014
Predicting delay in residents’ decisions on defending v. evacuating through antecedents of decision avoidance 
Ilona M. McNeill, Patrick D. Dunlop, Timothy C. Skinner and David L. Morrison

Many residents of at-risk areas delay committing to defence or evacuation as their response to wildfire threat. This study compared several plausible causes of decision delay and determined that householders’ delay was best predicted by the difference in perceived values of defending v. evacuating, resulting in decision delay when both options get closer in attractiveness.

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Volume 23 Number 7 2014

 
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Climate and very large wildland fires in the contiguous western USA 
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E. Natasha Stavros , John Abatzoglou , Narasimhan K. Larkin , Donald McKenzie and E. Ashley Steel
pp. 899-914

Very large wildfires have lasting ecological and social effects. They account for a substantial portion of annual area burned. Although relationships between climate and annual area burned have been studied, there remains a need to understand specifically how climate drives these individual events in order to manage for their effects.

 
  
 

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Managing burned landscapes: evaluating future management strategies for resilient forests under a warming climate 
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K. L. Shive , P. Z. Fulé , C. H. Sieg , B. A. Strom and M. E. Hunter
pp. 915-928

Simulation of future climate and forest management actions using the Climate–Forest Vegetation Simulator showed long-term effects of wildfire and management decisions. Severe climate change led to a transformation to pinyon–juniper woodlands, but ponderosa pine forests could persist through moderate climate scenarios under uneven-aged and prescribed fire management.

 
  
 

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A synthesis of post-fire Burned Area Reports from 1972 to 2009 for western US Forest Service lands: trends in wildfire characteristics and post-fire stabilisation treatments and expenditures 
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Peter R. Robichaud , Hakjun Rhee and Sarah A. Lewis
pp. 929-944

We examined post-fire assessment and treatment implementation reports from wildfires on National Forest lands in the western US that occurred between 1972 and 2009 to determine decadal changes in fire characteristics, types of post-fire treatments used and the justifications and expenditures for these treatments.

 
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Calibration of the Fire Weather Index over Mediterranean Europe based on fire activity retrieved from MSG satellite imagery 
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Carlos C. DaCamara , Teresa J. Calado , Sofia L. Ermida , Isabel F. Trigo , Malik Amraoui and Kamil F. Turkman
pp. 945-958

We present a procedure that allows calibrating the Fire Weather Index for fire danger rating over Mediterranean Europe. The procedure is based on probabilities of fire duration as estimated from generalised Pareto models resulting from integrated use of vegetation cover databases, weather data and fire activity as detected by remote sensing from space.

 
  
 

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Fine-scale factors influence fire regimes in mixed-conifer forests on three high mountains in Mexico 
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Larissa L. Yocom , Peter Z. Fulé , Donald A. Falk , Celia García-Domínguez , Eladio Cornejo-Oviedo , Peter M. Brown , José Villanueva-Díaz , Julián Cerano and Citlali Cortés Montaño
pp. 959-968

We investigated the influence of broad- v. fine-scale factors on fire on three parallel mountains in north-eastern Mexico. Despite similar fire regime attributes, we found low fire synchrony among mountains, suggesting strong fine-scale influence on fire occurrence. Our results highlight the importance of scale in describing fire regimes.

 
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A comparison of three approaches for simulating fine-scale surface winds in support of wildland fire management. Part I. Model formulation and comparison against measurements 
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Jason M. Forthofer , Bret W. Butler and Natalie S. Wagenbrenner
pp. 969-981

Two newly developed models for simulation of near surface wind are presented and compared against measurements of wind flow. The comparisons suggest that the more complex model best matches measurements; however, the less complex model runs much faster and in some cases may provide more rapid information to fire managers.

 
  
 

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A comparison of three approaches for simulating fine-scale surface winds in support of wildland fire management. Part II. An exploratory study of the effect of simulated winds on fire growth simulations 
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Jason M. Forthofer , Bret W. Butler , Charles W. McHugh , Mark A. Finney , Larry S. Bradshaw , Richard D. Stratton , Kyle S. Shannon and Natalie S. Wagenbrenner
pp. 982-994

This work explores how three different methods for producing high resolution wind information affects fire spread simulations. The results indicate that a momentum based wind model that accounts for turbulence provides the most accurate fire growth simulations. However, fire growth based on a simpler mass based conservation model is much better than no fine scale wind model at all.

 
  
 

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Mathematical model and sensor development for measuring energy transfer from wildland fires 
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Erik A. Sullivan and André G. McDonald
pp. 995-1004

A one-dimensional, finite-length scale, transient heat conduction model was developed and combined with an inexpensive, thermocouple-based aluminium sensor to create a rapidly deployable, non-cooled sensor for measuring incident heat flux from wildland fires.

 
  
 

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Successional stage after land abandonment modulates fire severity and post-fire recovery in a Mediterranean mountain landscape 
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Rosario López-Poma , Barron J. Orr and Susana Bautista
pp. 1005-1015

The effect of ecosystem stage after land abandonment on post-fire plant recovery was evaluated in a Mediterranean mountain terraced landscape. The studied successional stages (dry grassland, dense shrubland and pine stands) significantly influenced fire severity and post-fire vegetation recovery. The pine stands showed the greatest vulnerability to fire.

 
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High-resolution observations of combustion in heterogeneous surface fuels 
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E. Louise Loudermilk , Gary L. Achtemeier , Joseph J. O’Brien , J. Kevin Hiers and Benjamin S. Hornsby
pp. 1016-1026

We analysed the applicability of using high-resolution photographs of understorey vegetation to characterise fuel types (e.g. grasses, pine litter), and how these fuel types and their relative biomass related to thermal imagery of fire. We illustrated how fuel and fire variability at sub-metre scales are important in frequently burned ecosystems.

 
  
 

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Pyrogenic carbon: the influence of particle size and chemical composition on soil carbon release 
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Meaghan E. Jenkins , Tina L. Bell , Jaymie Norris and Mark A. Adams
pp. 1027-1033

Pyrogenic carbon deposited as a by-product of prescribed fire is a complex substrate when added to soil. Interactions between pyrogenic carbon and soil microbial processes are complex and associated with changes in both carbon and nutrient availability, and associated shifts in pH.

 
  
 

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Effect of fire on small mammals: a systematic review 
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Anthony D. Griffiths and Barry W. Brook
pp. 1034-1043

We conducted a systematic review of the effect of fire on 122 small mammal species. We found that survey design and statistical analysis was often inadequate and therefore limited inference. The overall effect size between unburnt and burnt sites was relatively small but was influenced by body size and habitat preference of species.

 
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These articles have been peer reviewed and accepted for publication. They are still in production and have not been edited, so may differ from the final published form.

    WF14132  Accepted 24 November 2014
    Predicting Fire-Based Perennial Bunchgrass Mortality in Big Sagebrush Plant Communities
    Chad Boyd, Kirk Davies, April Hulet
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    WF14115  Accepted 24 November 2014
    Response of a shrubland mammal and reptile community to a history of landscape-scale wildfire
    Tim Doherty, Robert Davis, Eddie van Etten, Neil Collier, Joe Krawiec
    Abstract


    WF13120  Accepted 24 November 2014
    Words matter: Radio misunderstandings in wildland firefighting
    Elena Gabor
    Abstract


    WF14070  Accepted 22 November 2014
    Post-wildfire debris flows in southern British Columbia, Canada
    Peter Jordan
    Abstract


    WF14097  Accepted 16 November 2014
    Building Rothermel fire behaviour fuel models by Genetic Algorithm optimization
    Davide Ascoli, Giorgio Vacchiano, Renzo Motta, Giovanni Bovio
    Abstract


    WF14124  Accepted 10 November 2014
    Compositing MODIS time series for reconstructing burned areas in the taiga-steppe transition zone of northern Mongolia
    Thuan Chu, Xulin Guo
    Abstract


    WF13078  Accepted 10 November 2014
    Fuel characteristics of the invasive shrub Teline monspessulana (L.) K. Koch
    Rafael García, Maria Engler, Eduardo Peña, Fredric Pollnac, Anibal Pauchard
    Abstract


    WF14119  Accepted 10 November 2014
    Temperatures below leaf litter during winter prescribed burns: implications for litter-roosting bats.
    Roger Perry, Virginia McDaniel
    Abstract


    WF14045  Accepted 10 November 2014
    Positive coupling between growth and reproduction in young post-fire Aleppo pines depends on climate and site conditions
    Raquel Alfaro Sanchez, J Julio Camarero, Francisco Ramon Lopez-Serrano, Raúl Sánchez Salguero, Daniel Moya, Jorge de las Heras
    Abstract


    WF13013  Accepted 10 November 2014
    Post-fire seeding with ryegrass: implications for understory plant communities and overall effectiveness
    Melissa McMaster, Andrea (Andi) Thode, Michael Kearsley
    Abstract


    WF13066  Accepted 06 November 2014
    Relating fuel loads to overstory structure and composition in a fire-excluded Sierra Nevada mixed-conifer forest
    Jamie Lydersen, Brandon Collins, Eric Knapp, Gary Roller, Scott Stephens
    Abstract


    WF14040  Accepted 27 October 2014
    Predictive modeling of fire occurrences from different fire spread patterns in Mediterranean landscapes
    Andrea Duane, Míriam Piqué, Marc Castellnou, Lluís Brotons
    Abstract


    WF13211  Accepted 28 October 2014
    A Wildfire-Relevant Climatology of the Convective Environment of the United States
    Brian Potter, Matthew Anaya
    Abstract


    WF14082  Accepted 23 October 2014
    Fuel accumulation and forest structure change following hazardous fuel reduction treatments throughout California
    Nicole Vaillant, Erin Noonan-Wright, Alicia Reiner, Carol Ewell, Benjamin Rau, Jo Ann Fites-Kaufman, Scott Dailey
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    WF13071  Accepted 23 October 2014
    Fire Emission Uncertainties and their Impact on Smoke Dispersion Predictions: a Case Study at Eglin Air Force Base, Florida, USA
    Aika Davis, Roger Ottmar, Yongqiang Liu, Scott Goodrick, Gary Achtemeier, Brian Gullett, Johanna Aurell, William Stevens, Roby Greenwald, Yongtao Hu, Armistead Russell, John Hiers, Mehmet Odman
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    WF14034  Accepted 17 October 2014
    Global patterns in fire leverage: the response of annual area burnt to previous fire.
    Owen Price, Juli Pausas, Navashni Govender, Mike Flannigan, Paulo Fernandes, Matthew Brooks, Rebecca Bliege Bird
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    WF13099  Accepted 17 October 2014
    Live fuel moisture content and leaf ignition of forest species in Andean Patagonia, Argentina
    Lucas Bianchi, Guillermo Defossé
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    WF14054  Accepted 15 October 2014
    Fuel flammability and fire responses of juvenile canopy species in a temperate rainforest ecosystem
    Heidi Zimmer, Tony Auld, Lesley Hughes, Catherine Offord, Patrick Baker
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    WF13200  Accepted 15 October 2014
    THE INFLUENCE OF EXTERNAL FACTORS ON FALSE ALARMS IN AN INFRARED FIRE DETECTION SYSTEM
    Pedro Canales Mengod, Jose Torrent Bravo, Maria Lopez Sarda
    Abstract


    WF13128  Accepted 15 October 2014
    Vegetation and topography interact with weather to drive the spatial distribution of wildfires in the eastern boreal forest of Canada
    Xavier Cavard, Jean-François Boucher, Yves Bergeron
    Abstract


    WF14092  Accepted 11 September 2014
    Does fire limit tree biomass in Australian savannas?
    Brett Murphy, Adam Liedloff, Garry Cook
    Abstract


    WF14001  Accepted 03 October 2014
    Predicting wildfire occurrence distribution with spatial point process models and its uncertainty assessment: a case study in the Lake Tahoe Basin, USA
    Jian Yang, Peter Weisberg, Thomas Dilts, Eva (Louise) Loudermilk, Robert Scheller, Alison Stanton, Carl Skinner
    Abstract


    WF14102  Accepted 02 October 2014
    Different fire - climate relationships on forested and non-forested landscapes in the Sierra Nevada Ecoregion
    Jon Keeley, Alexandra Syphard
    Abstract


    WF13218  Accepted 29 September 2014
    Effects of wildfire and topography on soil nitrogen availability in a boreal larch forest of northeastern China
    Jian-Jian Kong, Jian Yang, Haiyan Chu, Xingjia Xiang
    Abstract


    WF14091  Accepted 24 September 2014
    Understanding social impact from wildfires: advancing means for assessment.
    Travis Paveglio, Hannah Brenkert-Smith, Troy Hall, Alistair Smith
    Abstract


    WF13097  Accepted 24 September 2014
    Parametric uncertainty quantification in the Rothermel model with randomized quasi-Monte Carlo methods
    Yaning Liu, Edwin Jimenez, Yousuff Hussaini, Giray Ökten, Scott Goodrick
    Abstract


    WF14098  Accepted 16 September 2014
    Predicting hourly litter moisture content of larch stands in the Daxinganling region of China using three vapor-exchange methods
    Ping Sun, Hongzhou Yu, Sen Jin
    Abstract


    WF13212  Accepted 16 September 2014
    The relationship of mindfulness and self-compassion to desired wildland fire leadership
    Alexis Waldron, Vicki Ebbeck
    Abstract


    WF14029  Accepted 16 September 2014
    Integrating ground and satellite-based observations to determine the degree of grassland curing
    Danielle Martin, Tao Chen, David Nichols, Rachel Bessell, Susan Kidnie, Jude Alexander
    Abstract


    WF13201  Accepted 16 September 2014
    Seasonal differences in fire activity and intensity in tropical savannas of northern Australia using satellite measurements of fire radiative power
    Sofia Oliveira, Stefan Maier, Jose Pereira, Jeremy Russell-Smith
    Abstract


    WF13163  Accepted 16 September 2014
    Utah juniper and two-needle pinon reduction alters fuel loads
    Kert Young, B Roundy, Stephen Bunting, Dennis Eggett
    Abstract


    WF14035  Accepted 04 September 2014
    It's Not a 'Thing' but a 'Place': Reconceptualising 'Assets' in the Context of Fire Risk Landscapes
    Ruth Beilin, Karen Reid
    Abstract


    WF14031  Accepted 07 September 2014
    Comparison of forest burned areas in Mainland China derived from MCD45A1 and data recorded in yearbooks from 2001-2011
    Jianfeng Li, Yu Song, Xin Huang, Mengmeng Li
    Abstract


    WF12121  Accepted 06 September 2014
    Estimating the heat transfer to an organic soil surface during crown fire
    Dan Thompson, Mike Wotton, James Waddington
    Abstract


    WF14048  Accepted 04 September 2014
    The likelihood of ignition of dry-eucalypt forest litter by firebrands
    Peter Ellis
    Abstract


    WF14020  Accepted 04 September 2014
    MODELLING CANOPY FUEL DYNAMICS OF MARITIME PINE STANDS IN NW SPAIN
    Ana Daria Ruiz Gonzalez, Fernando Castedo-Dorado, Jose Antonio Vega, Enrique Jiménez, Jose María Fernández-Alonso, Juan Gabriel Álvarez-González
    Abstract


    WF13197  Accepted 28 August 2014
    Rebuilding and new housing development after wildfire
    Patricia Alexandre, Miranda Mockrin, Susan Stewart, Roger Hammer, Volker Radeloff
    Abstract


    WF14013  Accepted 21 August 2014
    Differences in land ownership, fire management objectives, and source data matter: a reply to Hanson and Odion (2014)
    Hugh Safford, Jay Miller, Brandon Collins
    Abstract


    WF14024  Accepted 16 June 2014
    Location, timing, and extent of wildfire vary by ignition cause
    Alexandra Syphard, Jon Keeley
    Abstract


    WF13079  Accepted 29 May 2014
    Bulk and particle properties of pine needle fuel beds – Influence on combustion
    Paul Santoni, Pauline Bartoli, Albert Simeoni, Jose Torero
    Abstract


    WF13175  Accepted 21 May 2014
    Short-term effect of fuel treatments on fire behaviour in a mixed-heathland: a comparative assessment in an outdoor wind-tunnel
    Eva Marino, Carmen Hernando, Javier Madrigal, Mercedes Guijarro
    Abstract


    WF13206  Accepted 20 March 2014
    An accuracy assessment of the MTBS burned area product for shrub-steppe fires in the northern Great Basin, United States
    Aaron Sparks, Luigi Boschetti, Wade Tinkham, Alistair Smith, Karen Lannom, Beth Newingham
    Abstract


    WF13045  Accepted 24 February 2014
    Flammability of litter sampled according to two different methods: comparison of results in laboratory experiments.
    Anne Ganteaume, Marielle Jappiot, Thomas Curt, Corinne Lampin, Laurent Borgniet
    Abstract




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1. Published 4 February 2014
Is fire severity increasing in the Sierra Nevada, California, USA?

Chad T. Hanson and Dennis C. Odion

2. Published 4 February 2014
Dead fuel moisture research: 1991–2012

Stuart Matthews

3. Published 21 March 2014
Estimation of forest structure and canopy fuel parameters from small-footprint full-waveform LiDAR data

Txomin Hermosilla, Luis A. Ruiz, Alexandra N. Kazakova, Nicholas C. Coops and L. Monika Moskal

4. Published 21 March 2014
Forecasting fire activity in Victoria, Australia, using antecedent climate variables and ENSO indices

Sarah Harris, Neville Nicholls and Nigel Tapper

5. Published 8 May 2014
Wildland firefighter safety zones: a review of past science and summary of future needs

B. W. Butler

6. Published 21 March 2014
Large airtanker use and outcomes in suppressing wildland fires in the United States

David E. Calkin, Crystal S. Stonesifer, Matthew P. Thompson and Charles W. McHugh

7. Published 4 February 2014
Environmental assessment of erosion following prescribed burning in the Mount Lofty Ranges, Australia

Rowena H. Morris, Ross A. Bradstock, Deirdre Dragovich, Meredith K. Henderson, Trent D. Penman and Bertram Ostendorf

8. Published 4 February 2014
Can precipitation influence landscape controls on wildfire severity? A case study within temperate eucalypt forests of south-eastern Australia

L. Collins, R. A. Bradstock and T. D. Penman

9. Published 8 May 2014
Defining extreme wildland fires using geospatial and ancillary metrics

Karen O. Lannom, Wade T. Tinkham, Alistair M.S. Smith, John Abatzoglou, Beth A. Newingham, Troy E. Hall, Penelope Morgan, Eva K. Strand, Travis B. Paveglio, John W. Anderson and Aaron M. Sparks

10. Published 4 February 2014
Current status and future needs of the BehavePlus Fire Modeling System

Patricia L. Andrews

11. Published 23 October 2014
Climate and very large wildland fires in the contiguous western USA

E. Natasha Stavros, John Abatzoglou, Narasimhan K. Larkin, Donald McKenzie and E. Ashley Steel

12. Published 1 August 2014
Mapping the daily progression of large wildland fires using MODIS active fire data

Sander Veraverbeke, Fernando Sedano, Simon J. Hook, James T. Randerson, Yufang Jin and Brendan M. Rogers

13. Published 2 December 2013
Comparing three sampling techniques for estimating fine woody down dead biomass

Robert E. Keane and Kathy Gray

14. Published 1 August 2014
Integrating geospatial information into fire risk assessment

E. Chuvieco, I. Aguado, S. Jurdao, M. L. Pettinari, M. Yebra, J. Salas, S. Hantson, J. de la Riva, P. Ibarra, M. Rodrigues, M. Echeverría, D. Azqueta, M. V. Román, A. Bastarrika, S. Martínez, C. Recondo, E. Zapico and F. J. Martínez-Vega

15. Published 21 March 2014
Songbird response to wildfire in mixed-conifer forest in south-western Oregon

Nathaniel E. Seavy and John D. Alexander

16. Published 23 October 2014
Effect of fire on small mammals: a systematic review

Anthony D. Griffiths and Barry W. Brook

17. Published 4 February 2014
Influence of climate and environment on post-fire recovery of mountain big sagebrush

Zachary J. Nelson, Peter J. Weisberg and Stanley G. Kitchen

18. Published 10 September 2014
Simulation and thermal imaging of the 2006 Esperanza Wildfire in southern California: application of a coupled weather–wildland fire model

Janice L. Coen and Philip J. Riggan

19. Published 1 August 2014
Modern fire regime resembles historical fire regime in a ponderosa pine forest on Native American lands

Amanda B. Stan, Peter Z. Fulé, Kathryn B. Ireland and Jamie S. Sanderlin

20. Published 10 September 2014
Fuel reduction burning mitigates wildfire effects on forest carbon and greenhouse gas emission

Liubov Volkova, C. P. Mick Meyer, Simon Murphy, Thomas Fairman, Fabienne Reisen and Christopher Weston


      
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