Landscape-scale positive feedbacks between fire and expansion of the large tussock grass, Ampelodesmos mauritanica in Catalan shrublands

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2005

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Grigulis, Karl
Lavorel, Sandra
Davies, Ian
Dossantos, Anabelle
Lloret, Francisco
Vila, Monserrat

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Blackwell Publishing Ltd

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In the northern Mediterranean Basin, agricultural land abandonment over the last century has resulted in increasing frequencies of very large, intense fires. In Catalonia (NE Spain) some fires have been locally associated with the expansion of the large,

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Keywords: biological invasion; climate change; ecosystem function; grass; vegetation dynamics; wildfire; Barcelona [Catalonia]; Catalonia; Eastern Hemisphere; Eurasia; Europe; Garraf Natural Park; Southern Europe; Spain; World; Ampelodesmos; Ampelodesmos mauritanic Climate change; Ecosystem function; Fire; Functional diversity; Invasion; Land use change; Landscape model; Mediterranean shrubland

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Global Change Biology

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10.1111/j.1365-2486.2005.00980.x

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