Contrasting spatial patterns in active-fire and fire-suppressed Mediterranean climate old-growth mixed conifer forests.

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Fry, Danny L.; Stephens, Scott L.; Collins, Brandon M.; North, Malcolm P.; Franco-Vizcaíno, Ernesto; Gill, Samantha J.;
(2014)
  • Publisher: Public Library of Science (PLoS)
  • Journal: PLoS ONE,volume 9,issue 2 (issn: 1932-6203, eissn: 1932-6203)
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  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC3930671, doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0088985
  • Subject: Research Article | Fire Research | Mathematics | Fry [BRII recipient] | Agriculture | Ecology | Plant-Environment Interactions | Fire Engineering | Plant Science | Life Sciences | Biology | Community Ecology | Plant Ecology | Terrestrial Environments | Ecological Environments | Medicine | Engineering | Environmental Protection | Q | R | Community Structure | Science | Spatial and Landscape Ecology | Forestry | Terrestrial Ecology | Statistics

In Mediterranean environments in western North America, historic fire regimes in frequent-fire conifer forests are highly variable both temporally and spatially. This complexity influenced forest structure and spatial patterns, but some of this diversity has been lost d... View more
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