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Comparison of the sensitivity of landscape-fire-succession models to variation in terrain, fuel pattern, climate and weather

Cary, Geoffrey; Keane, Robert E; Gardner, Robert; Lavorel, Sandra; Flannigan, Mike; Davies, Ian; Li, Chao; Lenihan, James M; Rupp, T Scott; Mouillot, Florent


The purpose of this study was to compare the sensitivity of modelled area burned to environmental factors across a range of independently-developed landscape-fire-succession models. The sensitivity of area burned to variation in four factors, namely terrain (flat, undulating and mountainous), fuel pattern (finely and coarsely clumped), climate (observed, warmer & wetter, and warmer & drier) and weather (year-to-year variability) was determined for four existing landscape-fire-succession models...[Show more]

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Date published: 2006
Type: Journal article
Source: Landscape Ecology
DOI: 10.1007/s10980-005-7302-9


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