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Tree rings have been widely used to reconstruct environmental history, especially water availability, because historical records of streamflow are often limited. In the semiarid southwestern USA, springs provide critical water resources and support biodiversity hotspots, but spring flows are poorly ...

Author(s)
Fuchs, L.; Stevens, L. E.; Fulé, P. Z.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Forest Ecology and Management, 2019, 435, pp 89-96
Abstract

The Pinus hartwegii forest in cooperative lands Rinconada, Chignahuapan, represents the region of highest risk of forest fires in the state of Puebla. In order to reconstruct the history of fires and determine their historical association with climate, we collected 43 cross-sections with fire scars ...

Author(s)
Cerano-Paredes, J.; Villanueva-Díaz, J.; Vázquez-Selem, L.; Cervantes-Martínez, R.; Esquivel-Arriaga, G.; Guerra-de la Cruz, V.; Fulé, P. Z.
Publisher
Facultad de Ciencias Forestales y Recursos Naturales, Universidad Austral de Chile, Valdivia, Chile
Citation
Bosque, 2016, 37, 2, pp 389-399
Abstract

In the past few decades there is an increasing trend of both fire activity and area burned in many regions of the world. Moreover, there is a worldwide concern regarding the increasing presence of crown fires in forest types that were historically prone to surface fires. Among the recently affected ...

Author(s)
Christopoulou, A.; Fulé, P. Z.; Andriopoulos, P.; Sarris, D.; Arianoutsou, M.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Forest Ecology and Management, 2013, 293, pp 132-139
Abstract

Fire regimes often vary at fine spatial scales in response to factors such as topography or fuels while climate usually synchronizes fires across broader scales. We investigated the relative influence of top-down and bottom-up controls on fire occurrence in ponderosa pine (Pinus ponderosa) forests...

Author(s)
Ireland, K. B.; Stan, A. B.; Fulé, P. Z.
Publisher
Springer, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Landscape Ecology, 2012, 27, 7, pp 983-997
Abstract

We selected a warm/dry mixed conifer forest (ponderosa pine, white fir, Douglas-fir, and aspen) in southwestern Colorado to reconstruct historical conditions of fire regime and forest structure in preparation for an experiment in ecological restoration. Although mixed conifer forests are of high...

Author(s)
Fulé, P. Z.; Korb, J. E.; Wu, R.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Forest Ecology and Management, 2009, 258, 7, pp 1200-1210
Abstract

We used maps of fire evidence, fire scar dendrochronology, forest age-structure analysis, and landscape analysis to investigate fire history at pinyon pine (Pinus edulis)-juniper (Juniperus osteosperma, J. scopulorum) woodland-ponderosa pine (P. ponderosa) forest ecotones in Arizona (Tusayan) and...

Author(s)
Huffman, D. W.; Fulé, P. Z.; Pearson, K. M.; Crouse, J. E.
Publisher
National Research Council of Canada, Ottawa, Canada
Citation
Canadian Journal of Forest Research, 2008, 38, 8, pp 2097-2108
Abstract

The degree to which snag classification systems predict actual snag "age" (time since tree death) is rarely known. We used dendrochronology to determine the death dates of 79 large (more than 40 cm dbh, more than 3 m in height) ponderosa pine (Pinus ponderosa) snags in northern Arizona, USA and...

Author(s)
Waskiewicz, J. D.; Fulé, P. Z.; Beier, P.
Publisher
Society of American Foresters, Bethesda, USA
Citation
Western Journal of Applied Forestry, 2007, 22, 4, pp 233-240
Abstract

More than a century of forest management, including fire exclusion, livestock grazing and tree harvesting, may have affected forest structure and composition in south-western USA. Dendroecological techniques were used to reconstruct an 1876 baseline against which modern conditions could be...

Author(s)
Cocke, A. E.; Fulé, P. Z.; Crouse, J. E.
Publisher
Blackwell Publishing, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Applied Ecology, 2005, 42, 5, pp 814-823
Abstract

We compared historical (1909-1913) and contemporary (1997-1999) forest structure and composition on 15 permanent plots in ponderosa pine (Pinus ponderosa Dougl. ex Laws.) forests of Arizona and New Mexico. We used the same sampling methods as in the early 1900s and compared stand density, diameter...

Author(s)
Moore, M. M.; Huffman, D. W.; Fulé, P. Z.; Covington, W. W.; Crouse, J. E.
Publisher
Society of American Foresters, Bethesda, USA
Citation
Forest Science, 2004, 50, 2, pp 162-176
Abstract

Ecological restoration is the process of reestablishing the structure and function of native ecosystems and developing mutually beneficial human/wildland interactions that are compatible with the evolutionary history of those systems. Restoration is based on an ecosystem's reference conditions (or...

Author(s)
Moore, M. M.; Covington, W. W.; Fulé, P. Z.
Citation
Ecological Applications, 1999, 9, 4, pp 1266-1277

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