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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 27 January 2015
Post-fire seeding with ryegrass: implications for understorey plant communities and overall effectiveness 
Melissa A. McMaster, Andrea Thode and Michael Kearsley

This study investigated the effectiveness of post-fire seeding in a high-severity burn and the resulting differences between seeded and non-seeded areas. Our results indicate that seeding on the Warm Fire was not effective at significantly increasing vegetation cover to decrease the invasion of non-native plants and reduce erosion.

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Published online 13 January 2015
Location, timing and extent of wildfire vary by cause of ignition 
Alexandra D. Syphard and Jon E. Keeley

In southern California, a region dominated by human-caused ignitions, a disproportionate number and extent of fires were associated with specific ignition causes, and this may be due to their distinctive spatial and temporal patterns. Fire prevention programmes could prioritise strategies and optimise resources by focussing on specific causes, locations and timing of ignitions.

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Published online 12 January 2015
Different fire–climate relationships on forested and non-forested landscapes in the Sierra Nevada ecoregion 
Jon E. Keeley and Alexandra D. Syphard

For the past 100 years, area burned in forests has been more strongly tied to climate than in lower-elevation non-forested ecosystems. In these forests, fire activity is highly dependent on spring precipitation and summer temperatures and less so on winter conditions. Over this time frame, the relationship between fire and climate has not been static and temperature has played an increasingly important role in recent decades.

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Published online 05 January 2015
The relationship of mindfulness and self-compassion to desired wildland fire leadership 
Alexis L. Waldron and Vicki Ebbeck

This study reports on a quantitative investigation to discover the relationships of, and whether mindfulness and self-compassion of fire supervisors could predict desired wildland firefighter leadership qualities as perceived by crewmembers. Significant relationships were found among mindful and self-compassionate supervisors' scores and higher crewmember ratings of their crew supervisors' leadership.

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Published online 05 January 2015
Predicting hourly litter moisture content of larch stands in Daxinganling Region, China using three vapour-exchange methods 
Ping Sun, Hongzhou Yu and Sen Jin

Litter moisture content of larch stands in Daxinganling Region, China can be accurately predicted by two quasi-physical models proposed by Australian scientists at 1-h intervals, thus expanding the applicability of the two models.

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Published online 23 December 2014
Estimating the heat transfer to an organic soil surface during crown fire 
D. K. Thompson, B. M. Wotton and J. M. Waddington

A model for the energy transfer from a wildfire to a moss-covered peatland surface typical of a boreal forested peatland is presented. The ability of the surface moss layer to ignite was assessed based on model outputs coupled with field observations of surface moisture content during normal and drought periods.

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Published online 16 December 2014
It’s not a ‘thing’ but a ‘place’: reconceptualising ‘assets’ in the context of fire risk landscapes 
Ruth Beilin and Karen Reid

The standard approach to isolating and cataloguing assets for protection is not compatible with how people experience their landscapes. The everyday integration of local historical and ecological knowledge, and of spatial and temporal scales, overcomes public and private boundaries, informing people’s interpretation of fire management and risk.

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Published online 16 December 2014
Comparison of forest burned areas in mainland China derived from MCD45A1 and data recorded in yearbooks from 2001 to 2011 
Jianfeng Li, Yu Song, Xin Huang and Mengmeng Li

The paper compared the MCD45A1 and official dataset on the forest burned area in mainland China from 2001 to 2011. The two datasets were comparable on the national scale but showed large differences on the subnational scale, especially for south-west China. MCD45A1 correctly identified the forest fire seasons.

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Published online 16 December 2014
Does fire limit tree biomass in Australian savannas? 
Brett P. Murphy, Adam C. Liedloff and Garry D. Cook

There have been suggestions that management-imposed reductions in the frequency and intensity of wildfires in savannas could lead to significant sequestration of carbon into additional tree biomass. However, we contend that in northern Australian eucalypt savannas, tree biomass is already close to its upper bound, and it is likely to be relatively unresponsive to fire management.

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Published online 08 December 2014
Rebuilding and new housing development after wildfire 
Patricia M. Alexandre, Miranda H. Mockrin, Susan I. Stewart, Roger B. Hammer and Volker C. Radeloff

We analysed rebuilding and new development after wildfires destroyed buildings. While only a quarter of homes were rebuilt within 5 years post-fire, new development rates inside versus outside fire perimeters were similar, suggesting that wildfire risk had a limited effect on decisions to live in a fire-prone area.

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Published online 26 November 2014
Modifying the Canadian Fine Fuel Moisture Code for masticated surface fuels 
T. J. Schiks and B. M. Wotton

We investigated the applicability of the Fine Fuel Moisture Code, one component of the Canadian Forest Fire Weather Index System, in tracking the changes in masticated surface fuel moisture content. Calibration techniques and modifications to the model improved the accuracy of moisture estimates for a boreal forest mastication treatment in west-central Alberta, Canada.

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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 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 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

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 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 8 2014

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Challenges of assessing fire and burn severity using field measures, remote sensing and modelling 
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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
pp. 1045-1060

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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Flammability of litter sampled according to two different methods: comparison of results in laboratory experiments 
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Anne Ganteaume , Marielle Jappiot , Thomas Curt , Corinne Lampin and Laurent Borgniet
pp. 1061-1075

Flammability results obtained on litters sampled in different vegetation types according to two different methods were compared under laboratory conditions in order to assess the effects of the reconstruction of the litter samples and of the litter composition on flammability parameters.


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Bulk and particle properties of pine needle fuel beds – influence on combustion 
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P. A. Santoni , P. Bartoli , A. Simeoni and J. L. Torero
pp. 1076-1086

A layer of pine needles with the same permeability characteristics at a given mass will have approximately the same rate of heat release when combusted. The surface-to-volume ratio of needles determines how quickly the fuels will ignite.


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Effect of slope on spread of a linear flame front over a pine needle fuel bed: experiments and modelling 
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Naian Liu , Jinmo Wu , Haixiang Chen Jinmo Wu , Xiaodong Xie Jinmo Wu , Linhe Zhang Jinmo Wu , Bin Yao Jinmo Wu , Jiping Zhu Jinmo Wu and Yanlong Shan Jinmo Wu
pp. 1087-1096

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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Short-term effect of fuel treatments on fire behaviour in a mixed heathland: a comparative assessment in an outdoor wind tunnel 
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Eva Marino , Carmen Hernando , Javier Madrigal and Mercedes Guijarro
pp. 1097-1107

This study compares the short-term effect of different fuel treatments applied in a mixed heathland in north-western Spain on fire behaviour, by assessing the resulting vegetation in experimental burns in an outdoor wind tunnel. All fuel treatments effectively modified fire behaviour, but no significant difference between treatments was observed.


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Modelling and mapping dynamic variability in large fire probability in the lower Sonoran Desert of south-western Arizona 
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Miranda E. Gray , Brett G. Dickson and Luke J. Zachmann
pp. 1108-1118

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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Santa Ana winds and predictors of wildfire progression in southern California 
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Michael Billmire , Nancy H. F. French , Tatiana Loboda , R. Chris Owen and Marlene Tyner
pp. 1119-1129

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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Improvement of fire danger modelling with geographically weighted logistic model 
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Haijun Zhang , Pengcheng Qi and Guangmeng Guo
pp. 1130-1146

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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Behaviour of fire weather indices in the 2009–10 New Zealand wildland fire season 
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Colin C. Simpson , H. Grant Pearce , Andrew P. Sturman and Peyman Zawar-Reza
pp. 1147-1164

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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The role of defensible space for residential structure protection during wildfires 
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Alexandra D. Syphard , Teresa J. Brennan and Jon E. Keeley
pp. 1165-1175

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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Predictors of south-eastern Australian householders' strengths of intentions to self-evacuate if a wildfire threatens: two theoretical models 
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Jim McLennan , Sean Cowlishaw , Douglas Paton , Ruth Beatson and Glenn Elliott
pp. 1176-1188

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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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.

    WF14123  Accepted 25 January 2015
    Bird diversity increases after patchy prescribed fire: implications from a before-after control-impact study
    Holly Sitters, Julian Di Stefano, Fiona Christie, Paul Sunnucks, Alan York

    WF14089  Accepted 25 January 2015
    Interactions of Fires of Neighboring Shrubs in Two- and Three-shrub Arrangements
    Ambarish Dahale, Babak Shotorban, Shankar Mahalingam

    WF14090  Accepted 20 January 2015
    Glenn Newnham, Raphaele Blanchi, Kimberley Opie, Justin Leonard, Anders Siggins

    WF14074  Accepted 20 January 2015
    Toward an integrated system for fire, smoke, and air quality simulations
    Adam Kochanski, Mary Ann Jenkins, Kara Yedinak, Jan Mandel, Jonathan Beezley, Brian Lamb

    WF13153  Accepted 05 January 2015
    Children’s Knowledge of Bushfire Emergency Response
    Briony Towers

    WF13139  Accepted 31 December 2014
    Temporal Fuel Dynamics Following High-Severity Fire in Dry-Mixed Conifer Forests of the Eastern Cascades, Oregon USA.
    Christopher Dunn, John Bailey

    WF14128  Accepted 24 December 2014
    Fuel dynamics and vegetation recovery after fire in a semi-arid Australian shrubland
    Sarah Dalgleish, Eddie van Etten, William Stock, Chris Knuckey

    WF14138  Accepted 23 December 2014
    Long-term effects of a wildfire on the soil nematode communities in the spruce forest ecosystem of High Tatra National Park
    Marek Renčo, Andrea ÄŒerevková

    WF14058  Accepted 18 December 2014
    A coupled modeling approach to assess the impact of fuel treatments on post-wildfire runoff and erosion
    Gabriel Sidman, David Guertin, David Goodrich, David Thoma, Don Falk, Ian Burns

    WF14186  Accepted 15 December 2014
    The impact of mastication on surface fire behaviour, fuels consumption, and tree mortality in pine flatwoods of Florida, USA.
    Jesse Kreye, Leda Kobziar

    WF14149  Accepted 11 December 2014
    Monitoring live fuel moisture in semi-arid environments using L-band radar data
    Mihai Andrei Tanase, Rocco Panciera, Kim Lowell, Cristina Aponte

    WF14088  Accepted 09 December 2014
    Does fire affect the ground-dwelling arthropod community through changes to fine-scale resource patches?
    Alan Kwok, David Eldridge

    WF13111  Accepted 10 December 2014
    The effects of burn entry and burn severity on ponderosa pine and mixed conifer forests in Grand Canyon National Park
    Anna Higgins, Kristen Waring, Andrea (Andi) Thode

    WF14036  Accepted 06 December 2014
    Estimating radiated flux density from wildland fires using the raw output of restricted-bandpass detectors
    Robert Kremens, Matthew Dickinson

    WF14062  Accepted 05 December 2014
    Relations between Soil Hydraulic Properties and Burn Severity
    John Moody, Brian Ebel, Petter Nyman, Deborah Martin, Cathelijne Stoof, Randy McKinley

    WF14005  Accepted 04 December 2014
    Fire history of a mixed conifer forest on the Mogollon Rim, northern Arizona, USA
    David Huffman, Thomas Zegler, Peter Fule

    WF14130  Accepted 02 December 2014
    A generic, empirical-based model for predicting rate of fire spread in shrublands
    Wendy Anderson, Miguel Cruz, Paulo Fernandes, Lachlan McCaw, Jose Antonio Vega, Ross Bradstock, Liam Fogarty, Jim Gould, Greg McCarthy, Jon Marsden-Smedley, Stuart Matthews, Greg Mattingley, H Pearce, Brian van Wilgen

    WF14132  Accepted 24 November 2014
    Predicting Fire-Based Perennial Bunchgrass Mortality in Big Sagebrush Plant Communities
    Chad Boyd, Kirk Davies, April Hulet

    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

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

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

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

    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

    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

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

    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

    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

    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

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

    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

    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

    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

    WF13099  Accepted 17 October 2014
    Live fuel moisture content and leaf ignition of forest species in Andean Patagonia, Argentina
    Lucas Bianchi, Guillermo Defossé

    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

    WF13200  Accepted 15 October 2014
    Pedro Canales Mengod, Jose Torrent Bravo, Maria Lopez Sarda

    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

    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

    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

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

    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

    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

    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

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

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

    WF14020  Accepted 04 September 2014
    Ana Daria Ruiz Gonzalez, Fernando Castedo-Dorado, Jose Antonio Vega, Enrique Jiménez, Jose María Fernández-Alonso, Juan Gabriel Álvarez-González

    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

    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

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1. 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

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

Stuart Matthews

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

Chad T. Hanson and Dennis C. Odion

4. 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

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 5 December 2014
The role of defensible space for residential structure protection during wildfires

Alexandra D. Syphard, Teresa J. Brennan and Jon E. Keeley

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

Anthony D. Griffiths and Barry W. Brook

9. 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

10. 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

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

Sarah Harris, Neville Nicholls and Nigel Tapper

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

Patricia L. Andrews

13. 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

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 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

16. Published 5 December 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

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

Nathaniel E. Seavy and John D. Alexander

18. 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

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

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