The Landscape Ecology of Fire

The Landscape Ecology of Fire

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9789400734814
Publisher: Springer Netherlands
Publication date: 02/25/2013
Series: Ecological Studies , #213
Edition description: 2011
Pages: 312
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.03(d)

Table of Contents

PART I: CONCEPTS AND THEORY

1. Toward a Theory of Landscape Fire

Donald McKenzie, Carol Miller, and Donald A. Falk

2. Scaling Laws and Complexity in Fire Regimes

Donald McKenzie and Maureen Kennedy

3. Native Fire Regimes and Landscape Resilience

Max A. Moritz, Paul F. Hessburg, and Nicholas A. Povak

PART II: CLIMATE CONTEXT

4. Climate and Spatial Patterns of Wildfire in North America

Ze’ev Gedalof

5. Climatic Water Balance and Regional Fire Years in the Pacific Northwest, USA: Linking Regional Climate and Fire at Landscape Scales

Jeremy S. Littell and Richard B. Gwozdz

PART III: LANDSCAPE FIRE DYNAMICS AND INTERACTIONS

6. Pyrogeography and Biogeochemical Resilience

Erica A.H. Smithwick

7. Reconstructing Landscape Pattern of Historical Fires and Fire Regimes

Tyson Swetnam, Donald A. Falk, Amy E. Hessl, and Calvin Farris

8. Fire and Invasive Plants on California Landscapes

Jon E. Keeley, Janet Franklin, and Carla D’Antonio

9. Modeling Landscape Fire and Wildlife Habitat

Samuel A. Cushman, Tzeidle N. Wasserman, and Kevin McGarigal

PART IV: LANDSCAPE FIRE MANAGEMENT, POLICY, AND RESEARCH IN AN ERA OF GLOBAL CHANGE

10. Managing and Adapting to Changing Fire Regimes in a Warmer Climate

David L. Peterson, Jessica E. Halofsky, and Morris C. Johnson

11. Wilderness Fire Management in a Changing Environment

Carol Miller, John Abatzoglou, Timothy Brown, and Alexandra Syphard

12. Synthesis: Landscape Ecology and Changing Fire Regimes

Donald McKenzie, Carol Miller, and Donald A. Falk

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