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The results of study of regeneration periods in pine forests after natural and anthropogenic disturbances have been presented. It has been found that the rate of recovery depends on the type of disturbing factor. The differentiated effect of climatic factors (air temperature, amount of...

Author(s)
Makhnykina, A. V.; Verkhovets, S. V.; Koshurnikova, N. N.
Publisher
Pleiades Publishing, Moscow, Russia
Citation
Biology Bulletin, 2017, 44, 4, pp 470-476
Abstract

Few tree-ring based fire-history studies have been completed in pine ecosystems of the Southeastern Coastal Plain, in part because of difficulties in finding old fire-scarred material. We propose specialized field methods that improve the likelihood of locating fire scars in dead trees (i.e....

Author(s)
Huffman, J. M.; Rother, M. T.
Publisher
Laboratory of Tree-Ring Research, University of Arizona, Tucson, USA
Citation
Tree-Ring Research, 2017, 73, 1, pp 42-46
Abstract

The mesosphytic forests of eastern North America represent a forest region characterized by dramatic 20th century changes in disturbance regimes, notably the exclusion of fire. Tree-ring reconstructions of forest disturbance can inform restoration and management plans by placing these changes into...

Author(s)
Saladyga, T.
Publisher
Natural Areas Association, Bend, USA
Citation
Natural Areas Journal, 2017, 37, 1, pp 49-57
Abstract

Concern over the effects of removing fire-scarred partial cross-sections may limit sampling of live ponderosa pine to reconstruct fire history. We report mortality rates for ponderosa pine trees 20 to 21 years after removing fire-scarred partial cross-sections to reconstruct fire history. In 2015,...

Author(s)
Heyerdahl, E. K.; McKay, S. J.
Publisher
Laboratory of Tree-Ring Research, University of Arizona, Tucson, USA
Citation
Tree-Ring Research, 2017, 73, 2, pp 149-153
Abstract

Aim: This study seeks to document and compare historical temporal and spatial components of fire regimes in two watersheds in mixed conifer forests of the western slope of the Sierra Nevada, California, USA. Location: Watersheds in the southern Sierra Nevada (Sugar Pine, 2358 ha) and north-central...

Author(s)
Krasnow, K. D.; Fry, D. L.; Stephens, S. L.
Publisher
Wiley, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Biogeography, 2017, 44, 6, pp 1239-1253
Abstract

Twentieth-century fire exclusion has produced unnatural and undesirable changes in vegetation structure and dynamics of many rangelands of western North America, but not all kinds of ecosystems have been so affected. A comparison of the historical and modern fire regimes, especially in peripheral...

Author(s)
Floyd, M. L.; Romme, W. H.; Hanna, D. P.; Hanna, D. D.
Publisher
Society for Range Management, Wheat Ridge, USA
Citation
Rangeland Ecology & Management, 2017, 70, 3, pp 348-355
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

Mediterranean forests are subjected to recurrent wildfires and summer droughts. Under warmer and drier conditions, it is required to determine how Mediterranean pines recover after wildfires, and how this translates into changes in tree radial growth and function (e.g. intrinsic water-use...

Author(s)
Alfaro-Sánchez, R.; Camarero, J. J.; Sánchez-Salguero, R.; Sangüesa-Barreda, G.; Heras, J. de las
Publisher
Springer-Verlag GmbH, Berlin, Germany
Citation
Trees: Structure and Function, 2016, 30, 3, pp 581-595
Abstract

Fire suppression has altered the historical mixed-severity fire regime and homogenised forest structures in Jasper National Park, Canada. We used dendrochronology to reconstruct fire history and assess forest dynamics at 29 sites in the montane forests. Based on fire scars and even-aged post-fire...

Author(s)
Chavardès, R. D.; Daniels, L. D.
Publisher
CSIRO, Collingwood, Australia
Citation
International Journal of Wildland Fire, 2016, 25, 4, pp 433-444
Abstract

Questions: What were the features of the historical forest fire regime, fire intensity in particular, in Pinus sylvestris-dominated stands of Białowieża Forest? Did tree recruitment patterns relate to the fire history? Location: Białowieża Forest, western Belarus and northeast Poland. Methods: We...

Author(s)
Zin, E.; Drobyshev, I.; Bernacki, D.; Niklasson, M.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Vegetation Science, 2015, 26, 5, pp 934-945

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