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Simulation of prescribed burning strategies in south-west Tasmania, Australia: effects on unplanned fires, fire regimes, and ecological management values

King, Karen; Cary, Geoffrey; Bradstock, Ross; Chapman, Joanne; Pyrke, Adrian; Marsden-Smedley, Jonathon


Computer simulation modelling provides a useful approach for determining the trade-offs between the extent of prescribed burning and the long-term impacts of unplanned fires on management values. In the present study, FIRESCAPE-SWTAS, a process-based fire regime and vegetation dynamics model, was used in the World Heritage Area of south-west Tasmania, Australia, to investigate the implications of different prescribed burning treatments on identified management objectives. Treatments included...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2006
Type: Journal article
Source: International Journal of Wildland Fire
DOI: 10.1071/WF05076


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