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Fire regimes and ecosystem properties
|Series||General technical report WO ;, 26|
|LC Classifications||QH545.F5 F58|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||vi, 594 p. :|
|Number of Pages||594|
|LC Control Number||81603157|
In Flammable Australia: Fire Regimes, Biodiversity and Ecosystems in a Changing World, leading researchers in fire ecology and management discuss how fire regimes have shaped and will continue to shape the distribution and abundance of Australia's highly diverse plants and l to this is the exploration of the concept of the fire regime - the cumulative pattern of fires and their. Thus, cross-scale studies reveal that the fire regime is the product of non-stationary interactions of large- and small-scale drivers of ecosystem dynamics (Turner and Romme, ). Charcoal and pollen data show that vegetation influences fire regimes by affecting the type, load and spatial distribution of fuel across the by:
RdNBR estimates the effects of fire on the abiotic environment and vegetation, including the immediate impacts of the fire and ecosystem responses up to a year post-fire (Miller and Thode, Fire in ecosystem distribution and structure: western forests and scrublands. In: HA Mooney, TM Bonnicksen, and NL Christensen () Proceedings of the Conference: Fire Regimes and Ecosystem Properties, pp. Cited by:
In Flammable Australia: Fire Regimes, Biodiversity and Ecosystems in a Changing World, leading researchers in fire ecology and management discuss how fire regimes have shaped and will continue to shape the distribution and abundance of Australia’s highly diverse plants and animals. Central to this is the exploration of the concept of the fire regime – the cumulative pattern of fires and. Prehistoric human influence on fire regimes. Charcoal in the sedimentary record reveals continuous fire activity on Earth since the late Silurian, a period of roughly million years (Scott, , ).Fire has been an important selective factor for plant evolution and has shaped the development of some biomes (Simon et al., ; Crisp et al., , ), for example contributing to the Cited by:
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Fire regimes and ecosystem properties: proceedings of the conference: December, Honolulu, Hawaii Item Preview. Recently, however, there has been increasing realization that natural, lightning-induced fire has been, in many parts of the world, a recurrent influence in the development of the vegetation, and that man may store up trouble for himself by its elimination.
Fire in California’s Ecosystems describes fire in detail—both as an integral natural process in the California landscape and as a growing threat to urban and suburban developments in the state. Written by many of the foremost authorities on the subject, this comprehensive volume is an ideal authoritative reference tool and the foremost synthesis of knowledge on the science, Fire regimes and ecosystem properties book, and /5(4).
about fire regime. Thomas Vale synthesized this information in his book, Plants and People. Slide 21 Vale analyzed “natural” vegetation types based on ecoregions. He characterized fire regimes from 45 published studies of fire regimes or from his estimates of the fire regimes based on the fire ecology of the plant species in the areas mapped.
Exploring the role of fire in the five Mediterranean-type climate ecosystems, this book provides unique insights into fire regime diversity and its role in the assembly and evolutionary convergence of ecosystems.
Topics covered include regional patterns, the ecological role of wildfires, and the evolution of species within those by: texts All Books All Texts latest This Just In Smithsonian Libraries FEDLINK (US) Genealogy Lincoln Collection.
Full text of "Fire regimes and ecosystem properties: proceedings of the conference: December, Honolulu, Hawaii". Fire affects individual species through direct mortality and postfire changes in nutrient, food, and habitat availability.
The diversity of species’ responses to fire as well as the variety of fire intervals and fire intensities contribute to the overall biodiversity of the Sierra Nevada. fire. While usually considered an exogenous process, the very idea of a fire regime presupposes that fire is an integral part of ecosystem functioning and, in fact, may often be governed by endogenous ecosystem properties (White ).
The relatively short fire-return intervals and fireFile Size: KB. Because factors such as duff moisture, fire rate of spread or residence time affect ecosystem impacts such as depth of burn, and duration and intensity of heating of stems, branches and foliage, fire-line intensity may not show a strong correlation with fire effects or severity, or with carbon Size: 2MB.
Humans have directly and indirectly affected fire regimes for millennia, but much more so during the industrial era. Because fires are rapid events that are both controlled by and feed back to climate, various ecosystem properties, and society, they have become a focal point for global change research.
Keeley JE () Fire regimes and reproductive cycles. In: Mooney HA, Bonnicksen TM, Christensen NL, Lotan JE, Reiners WA (eds) Fire Regimes and Ecosystem Properties. USDA For Serv Gen Tech Rep WO, pp – Google ScholarCited by: Kodandapani, N., M.A. Cochrane, and R. Sukumar (this book) Forest fire regimes and their ecological effects in seasonally dry tropical ecosystems in the Western Ghats, India.
In M.A. Cochrane (Ed.), Tropical Fire Ecology: Climate Change, Land Use, and Ecosystem by: Fire Regimes Fire regimes are the patterns of wildland fires that include factors such as frequency, extent, intensity, type, and season. Regimes vary by ecosystem because each ecosystem has a different compositio n and structure determined by climate conditions, vegetation types, and ignition sources.
Humans hav eFile Size: 69KB. Thus, in many remote locations fire suppression policies have significantly altered fire regimes only in the latter half of the twentieth century. The extent to which fire suppression policy has affected ecosystems is linked to fire regime.
Many coniferous forests historically exposed to frequent fires have had fire excluded for a century or more. Fire in Ecosystem Distribution and Structure: Western Forests and Scrublands. Bruce M. Kilgore. This Contribution to Book is brought to you for free and open access by the Quinney Natural Resources Research Library, S.J.
and Jessie E. at [email protected] It has been accepted for inclusion in The Bark Beetles, Fuels, and Fire Bibliography by an authorized administrator of [email protected] Fire and Ecosystems focuses on a number of aspects of fire ecology.
This book deals separately with both harmful and beneficial effects of fire on soils, soil organisms, animals, and plants.
This reference material elucidates the effects of fire on grasslands and considers the role of fire in temperate forests and related Edition: 1.
Fire Regimes and Sustainable Landscape Risk Management Human population and climate changes directly affect fire regimes and associated risks. Risk management now emphasises assessment, measurement and mitigation of risks to a wide range of values, including property and ecosystem services, water, air quality, indigenous values and biodiversity.
Fire is pivotal to the functioning of ecosystems in Australia, affecting the distribution and abundance of the continent's unique and highly diverse range of plants and animals.
Conservation of this natural biodiversity therefore requires a good understanding of scientific processes involved in the action of fire on the landscape. This book provides an up-to-date synthesis of current knowledge. Get this from a library. Fire regimes and ecosystem properties: proceedings of the conference: December, Honolulu, Hawaii.
This is a stimulating tale of the interplay of observation, experimentation, working hypotheses, tentative conclusions, niggling and weightier doubts and great aspirations, on the part of some score of students, on varied ecological and other aspects of the regime and role of fire in relevant biomes and ecosystem- mainly in South Africa - and on other pertinent features of fire ecology.
Highlights. Animals act as ecosystem engineers to directly or indirectly modify the availability of resources to other organisms. Modification of fire regimes is an often-overlooked form of ecosystem engineering by animals.
Consumption of plant biomass is just one of the many consumptive, biophysical, chemical, and community-driven mechanisms through which animals can influence : Claire N.
Foster, Sam C. Banks, Geoffrey J. Cary, Christopher N. Johnson, David B. Lindenmayer, Leon. Fire has significantly influenced the evolution of ecosystems throughout the Southeast, but particularly in the Coastal Plain. Fire frequency is a consequence of the frequency of incendiary events, landscape continuity, a complex set of moisture conditions, and the rate of fuel production.
Changes in fire frequency or intensity may change the above features of an ecosystem.Climatic influence on fire regime ( to ) in the Nazas watershed, Durango, Mexico.
Fire scars are the primary source of physical evidence used to date past fires around the world, and to estimate parameters of historical fire regimes and fire-climate relationships.