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Effects of a large wildfire on vegetation structure in a variable fire mosaic

Foster, C N; Barton, P S; Robinson, N M; MacGregor, C I; Lindenmayer, David B

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Management guidelines for many fire-prone ecosystems highlight the importance of maintaining a variable mosaic of fire histories for biodiversity conservation. Managers are encouraged to aim for fire mosaics that are temporally and spatially dynamic, include all successional states of vegetation, and also include variation in the underlying "invisible mosaic" of past fire frequencies, severities, and fire return intervals. However, establishing and maintaining variable mosaics in contemporary...[Show more]

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Date published: 2017-12
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/148284
Source: Ecological applications : a publication of the Ecological Society of America
DOI: 10.1002/eap.1614
Access Rights: Open Access

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