Historic fire regime dynamics and forcing factors in the Boston Mountains , Arkansas , USA

  title={Historic fire regime dynamics and forcing factors in the Boston Mountains , Arkansas , USA},
  author={Richard P. Guyette and Martin A. Spetich and Michael C. Stambaugh},
We used dendrochronological methods to construct three fire history chronologies in the interior of the Boston Mountains of Arkansas from 281 dated fire scars identified on 86 shortleaf pine (Pinus echinata) remnants and trees. We describe and contrast these interior sites with sites on the southern perimeter of Boston Mountains that were documented in an earlier study and examine human, topographic and climatic spatial and temporal controls on these fire regimes. Fire frequency and human… CONTINUE READING
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