Past to present human influences on fire regimes: lessons learned from Missouri
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Fire Management Today. 79(1): 40-42.
Fire regimes are defined by the frequency, severity, intensity, seasonality, type, and extent of wildland fire on the landscape. These characteristics are often described at time scales spanning decades to centuries and spatial scales covering sites to regions (Parisien and Moritz 2009). Fire regimes are primarily affected by climate, topography, and ignitions, but humans have shown their ability to overwhelm the relative importance of each of these factors, not only in the past but also in the present.
Keywordsfire history; ecology; dendrochronology; fire regime; anthropogenic fire
Stambaugh, Michael C.; Dey, Daniel C. 2021. Past to present human influences on fire regimes: lessons learned from Missouri. Fire Management Today. 79(1): 40-42.