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Fire in eastern oak forests: delivering science to land managers
Fire in eastern oak forests: delivering science to land managers, proceedings of a conference; 2005 November 15-17; Columbus, OH. Gen. Tech. Rep. NRS-P-1. Newtown Square, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northern Research Station. 303 p.
Contains 20 papers and 36 poster abstracts presented at a conference on fire in oak forests of the Eastern United States that was held at the Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, on November 15-17, 2005.
Titles contained within Fire in eastern oak forests: delivering science to land managers
- The paleoecology of fire and oaks in eastern forests
- Fire scars reveal variability and dynamics of eastern fire regimes
- Understanding the evidence for historical fire across eastern forests
- Oak composition and structure in the eastern United States
- Why sustain oak forests?
- Ecological and ecophysiological attributes and responses to fire in eastern oak forests
- Research efforts on fuels, fuel models, and fire behavior in eastern hardwood forests
- Soil, fire, water, and wind: how the elements conspire in the forest context
- Responses of oak and other hardwood regeneration to prescribed fire: what we know as of 2005
- Fire and the herbaceous layer of eastern oak forests
- Do fire and insects interact in eastern forests?
- Does fire affect amphibians and reptiles in eastern U.S. oak forests?
- Conservation implications for neotropical migratory and game birds in oak-hardwood stands managed with shelterwood harvests and prescribed fire
- Influence of fire on mammals in eastern oak forests
- Prescribed fire: What influences public approval?
- Top ten smoke management questions for fire in eastern oak forests
- Resistance of eastern hardwood stems to fire injury and damage
- Fire and invasive exotic plant species in eastern oak communities: an assessment of current knowledge
- Rx fire laws: tools to protect fire: the `ecological imperative?
- Growing a burning program: challenges and oportunities
- Overstory and seedling response to repeated fires in eastern Kentucky
- Thermocouple probes in surface fires
- Wildfire hazard mitigation treatments applied above ground impact soil ecological properties in oak forest ecosystems
- Fire research in the pine barrens of New Jersey
- Effects of fuel reduction treatments on soil nitrogen transformation in the southeastern piedmont
- Use of wildland fire in Great Smoky Mountains National Park
- Hardwood stem injury and mortality in surface fires
- Vegetation response to prescribed fire across a moisture/productivity gradient in the southern Appalachians
- Oaks in presettlement fire landscapes of the southeast
- Effects of prescribed burning on invasibility by nonnative plant species in the central hardwoods region
- Fuel and fire dynamics in eastern mixed-oak forests
- Using prescribed fire and mechanical thinning to improve the regenerative potential of oak species
- Thinning and burning treatments influence within-canopy leaf traits in seven hardwood species in Ohio
- Estimating fire behavior from overhead imagery in eastern oak forests
- Effects of silvicultural treatments on acorn weevil occurrence in mixed-oak forests
- Oak and maple stump sprout dynamics in response to thinning and burning treatments in southern Ohio
- Impacts of repeated prescribed fires on fuels in a central Appalachian hardwood forest
- Factors influencing wildfire occurrence and distribution in eastern Kentucky
- Hardwood regeneration following prescribed fire and thinning in mixed-oak forests of southeastern Ohio
- Soil respiration responses to temporal, topographic, and silvicultural factors in a southeastern Ohio forest
- Changes in the stand structure and species composition of oak-dominated communities following a prescribed burn
- Experimental evaluation of fire history reconstruction using dendrochronology in white oak (Quercus alba)
- Impact of fire on soil resource patterns in mixed-conifer forests in the southern Cascade range of northern California
- Avian community responses to prescribed burns and shelterwood harvests
- Rehabilitation of an upland hardwood forest using prescribed fire and herbicide
- Altered disturbance regimes: demise of fire in the eastern United States
- Lightning-initiated growing season fires characterized oakdominated ecosystems of southern Ohio
- Use of temperature-sensitive paints as an index of heat output from fire
- Impact of fire, silvicultural manipulation, and microsite conditions on woody debris decay dynamics in a mixed-oak forest
- Effects of forest management on soil seedbank species composition in a mixed-oak forest in southeastern Ohio
- Oak-grassland restoration demonstration area project
- Integrated upland hardwood research in Arkansas' Boston Mountains
- Assigning fire regimes on the Monongahela National Forest, West Virginia
- Influence of prescribed fire on stem girdling and mortality
- Putting fire on the ground with prescribed burning associations
- Fire research on the Raccoon Ecological Management Area
Dickinson, Matthew B., ed. 2006. Fire in eastern oak forests: delivering science to land managers. Fire in eastern oak forests: delivering science to land managers, proceedings of a conference; 2005 November 15-17; Columbus, OH. Gen. Tech. Rep. NRS-P-1. Newtown Square, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northern Research Station. 303 p.