Adding fuel to the fire? Revegetation influences wildfire size and intensity.

@article{Collins2015AddingFT,
  title={Adding fuel to the fire? Revegetation influences wildfire size and intensity.},
  author={Luke Collins and T. D. Penman and O. F. Price and R. A. Bradstock},
  journal={Journal of environmental management},
  year={2015},
  volume={150},
  pages={196-205}
}
The regrowth of woody vegetation in cleared landscapes (i.e. revegetation) has the potential to dramatically alter the spatial characteristics of vegetation and fuels, which will potentially alter fire characteristics. Understanding how revegetation alters fire size and intensity will be critical in determining the social and environmental value of revegetation. We used simulation modelling to examine (i) whether increasing native woody vegetation extent across landscapes cleared for pasture (i… CONTINUE READING
Recent Discussions
This paper has been referenced on Twitter 4 times over the past 90 days. VIEW TWEETS

From This Paper

Figures and tables from this paper.
2 Citations
63 References
Similar Papers

References

Publications referenced by this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 63 references

Grassfires: Fuel, Weather and Fire Behaviour, second ed

  • P. Cheney, A. Sullivan
  • CSIRO Publishing,
  • 2008
Highly Influential
16 Excerpts

Australian grassland fire danger using inputs from the GRAZPLAN grassland simulation model

  • A. M. Gill, K. J. King, A. D. Moore
  • Int. J. Wildland Fire
  • 2010
Highly Influential
6 Excerpts

What limits fire? An examination of drivers of burnt area in Southern Africa

  • S. Archibald, D. P. Roy, B. W. Van Wilgen, R. J. Scholes
  • Glob. Change Biol
  • 2009
Highly Influential
5 Excerpts

Spatial patterns of large natural fi res in Sierra Nevada wilderness areas

  • B. M. Collins, M. Kelly, J. W. van Wagtendonk, S. L. Stephens
  • Landsc . Ecol .
  • 2007
Highly Influential
8 Excerpts

Ocean Shores to Desert Dunes: the Native Vegetation of New South Wales and the ACT. Department of Environment and Conservation, Sydney

  • D. Keith
  • 2004
Highly Influential
4 Excerpts

Arresting the rate of land clearing: change in woody native vegetation cover in a changing agricultural landscape

  • G. Kyle, D. H. Duncan
  • Landsc. Urban Plann 106,
  • 2012
Highly Influential
5 Excerpts

Fuel, fire weather and fire behaviour in Australian ecosystems

  • A. L. Sullivan, W. L. McCaw, M. G. Cruz, S. Matthews, P. F. Ellis
  • 2012
Highly Influential
5 Excerpts

Carbon accumulation in agricultural soils after afforestation: a meta-analysis

  • D. e
  • Glob. Change Biol
  • 2010
Highly Influential
3 Excerpts

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…