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Indigenous brigades change the spatial patterns of wildfires, and the influence of climate on fire regimes.

Published online: 04 Aug 2022

Authors: Oliveira, M. R. & Ferreira, B. H. S. & Souza, E. B. & Lopes, A. A. & Bolzan, F. P. & Roque, F. O. & Pott, A. & Pereira, A. M. M. & Garcia, L. C. & Damasceno Júnior, G. A. & Costa, A. & Rocha, M. & Xavier, S. & Ferraz, R. A. & Ribeiro, D. B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Indigenous people have been managing fire-prone landscapes for millennia, especially in tropical savannas, thereby maintaining carbon stocks and pyrod...

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The effect of fire season, fire frequency, rainfall and management on fire intensity in savanna vegetation in South Africa.

Published online: 11 Oct 2006

Authors: Govender, N. & Trollope, W. S. W. & Wilgen, B. W. van

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Fire is important for the maintenance and conservation of African savanna ecosystems. Despite the importance of fire intensity as a key element of the...

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Pyroganda: creating new terms and identities for promoting fire use in ecological fire management.

Published online: 04 Feb 2015

Authors: Ingalsbee, T.

Content type: Bulletin article; Conference paper

Much of the language used by the wildland fire community and news media has implicit anti-fire bias that perpetuates anti-fire attitudes. In order to ...

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Fire management in the Brazilian Savanna: first steps and the way forward.

Published online: 07 Nov 2018

Authors: Schmidt, I. B. & Moura, L. C. & Ferreira, M. C. & Eloy, L. & Sampaio, A. B. & Dias, P. A. & Berlinck, C. N.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Several decades of frustrated attempts to prevent fires in the Brazilian Savanna (Cerrado) have led to deleterious ecological and management consequen...

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The problems of prediction and scale in applied ecology: the example of fire as a management tool.

Published online: 15 Sep 2004

Authors: Freckleton, R. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

This paper serves as a brief introduction to a set of four papers on the large-scale effects of fires as management tools. Two papers in this profile ...

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Changes in ecosystem properties after post-fire management strategies in wildfire-affected Mediterranean forests.

Published online: 11 Aug 2021

Authors: Lucas-Borja, M. E. & Delgado-Baquerizo, M. & Muñoz-Rojas, M. & Plaza-Álvarez, P. A. & Gómez-Sanchez, M. E. & González-Romero, J. & Peña-Molina, E. & Moya, D. & Heras, J. de las

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Forest are highly vulnerable to global change drivers, such as an increase in wildfire events. Learning more about how and why different post-fire man...

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Investigating the effects of fire management on savanna biodiversity with grid-based spatially explicit population simulations.

Published online: 09 Mar 2021

Authors: Davies, H. F. & Visintin, C. & Gillespie, G. R. & Murphy, B. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The development of effective fire management for biodiversity conservation is a global challenge. The highly dynamic nature of fire, the difficulty in...

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Divergent fire management leads to multiple beneficial outcomes for butterfly conservation in a production mosaic.

Published online: 25 Aug 2020

Authors: Gaigher, R. & Samways, M. J. & Samways, M. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Fire is an intrinsic component of many natural ecosystems. In human-modified landscapes that occur in fire-driven ecosystems, it can be difficult to m...

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Fuel, fire and cattle in African highlands: traditional management maintains a mosaic heathland landscape.

Published online: 08 Oct 2014

Authors: Johansson, M. U. & Granström, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Shrubland ecosystems are often inherently flammable due to a canopy structure favourable for fire propagation. At the same time, the fuel bed is not s...

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Using stochastic dynamic programming to determine optimal fire management for Banksia ornata.

Published online: 10 Oct 2001

Authors: McCarthy, M. A. & Possingham, H. P. & Gill, A. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A model of the population dynamics of Banksia ornata was developed, using stochastic dynamic programming (a state-dependent decision-making tool), to ...

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