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24 publications in Wildfire

Changing wildfire, changing forests: the effects of climate change on fire regimes and vegetation in the Pacific Northwest, USA

Published in: | Research Themes: Wildfire, Drought, Forests, Grasslands

Halofsky, J.E., D.L. Peterson, and B.J. Harvey. 2020. Changing wildfire, changing forests: the effects of climate change on fire regimes and vegetation in the Pacific Northwest, USA. Fire Ecology 16:1-26.

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Influence of topography and fuels on fire refugia probability under varying fire weather in forests of the US Pacific Northwest

Published in: | Research Themes: Wildfire, Forests

Meigs, G.W., C.J. Dunn, S. Parks, and M.A. Krawchuk. 2020. Influence of topography and fuels on fire refugia probability under varying fire weather in forests of the US Pacific Northwest. Canadian Journal of Forest Research.

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Small-scale water deficits after wildfires create long-lasting ecological impacts

Published in: | Research Themes: Wildfire, Drought, Water

O’Connor, R.C., M.J. Germino, D.M. Barnard, C.M. Andrews, J.B. Bradford, D.S. Pilliod, R.S. Arkle, and R.K. Shriver. 2020. Small-scale water deficits after wildfires create long-lasting ecological impacts. Environmental Research Letters 15: 044001

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Extremes to Ex-Streams: Ecological Drought Adaptation in a Changing Climate

Published in: | Research Themes: Wildfire, Drought, Forests, Wetlands, Water, Wildlife

Gregg, R.M., and J. Kershner. 2019. Extremes to Ex-Streams: Ecological Drought Adaptation in a Changing Climate. EcoAdapt, Bainbridge Island, WA.

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Fire, livestock grazing, topography, and precipitation affect occurrence and prevalence of cheatgrass (Bromus tectorum) in the central Great Basin, USA

Published in: | Research Themes: Wildfire, Water, Plants

Williamson, M.A., E. Fleishman, R.C. Mac Nally, J.C. Chambers, B.A. Bradley, D.S. Dobkin, D.I. Board, F.A. Fogarty, N. Horning, M. Leau, and M.W. Zilig. 2019. Fire, livestock grazing, topography, and precipitation affect occurrence and prevalence of cheatgrass (Bromus tectorum) in the central Great Basin, USA. Biological Invasions 2019: 1-18.

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Managing western Washington wildfire risk in a changing climate

Published in: | Research Themes: Wildfire, Forests

Morgan, H.A., A. Bagley, L. McGill, and C.L. Raymond. 2019. Managing western Washington wildfire risk in a changing climate. Workshop summary report prepared by the Northwest Climate Adaptation Science Center and the Climate Impacts Group, University of Washington, Seattle.

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Appropriate sample size for monitoring burned pastures sagebrush steppe: how many plots are enough, and can one size fit all?

Published in: | Research Themes: Wildfire, Grasslands, Plants

Applestein, C., M.J. Germino, D.S. Pilliod, M.R. Fisk, and R.S. Arkle. 2018. Appropriate sample size for monitoring burned pastures sagebrush steppe: how many plots are enough, and can one size fit all? Rangeland Ecology & Management 71: 721-726.

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Evaluating the Mid-Infrared Bi-spectral Index for improved assessment of low-severity fire effects in a conifer forest

Published in: | Research Themes: Wildfire, Forests

McCarley, T. R., A. M. S. Smith, C. A. Kolden, and J. Kreitler. 2018. Evaluating the Mid-Infrared Bi-spectral Index for improved assessment of low-severity fire effects in a conifer forest. International Journal of Wildland Fire 27:407.

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Fire intensity impacts on post-fire temperate coniferous forest net primary productivity

Published in: | Research Themes: Wildfire, Forests

Sparks, A. M., C. A. Kolden, A. M. S. Smith, L. Boschetti, D. M. Johnson, and M. A. Cochrane. 2018. Fire intensity impacts on post-fire temperate coniferous forest net primary productivity. Biogeosciences 15:1173–1183.

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Fire refugia: what are they, and why do they matter for global change?

Published in: | Research Themes: Wildfire

Meddens, A. J. H., C. A. Kolden, J. A. Lutz, A. M. S. Smith, C. A. Cansler, J. T. Abatzoglou, G. W. Meigs, W. M. Downing, and M. A. Krawchuk. 2018. Fire refugia: what are they, and why do they matter for global change? BioScience 68:944-954.

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