Variations in a regional fire regime related to vegetation type in San Diego County, California (USA)

@article{Wells2004VariationsIA,
  title={Variations in a regional fire regime related to vegetation type in San Diego County, California (USA)},
  author={M. Wells and J. O'Leary and Janet Franklin and J. Michaelsen and D. McKinsey},
  journal={Landscape Ecology},
  year={2004},
  volume={19},
  pages={139-152}
}
  • M. Wells, J. O'Leary, +2 authors D. McKinsey
  • Published 2004
  • Geography
  • Landscape Ecology
  • This study considers variations in a regional fire regime that are related to vegetation structure. Using a Geographic Information System, the vegetation of San Diego County, Southern coastal California USA is divided into six generalized classes based on dominant plant form and include: herbaceous, sage scrub, chaparral, hardwood forest, conifer forest and desert. Mapped fire occurrences for the 20th century are then overlain to produce records of stand age, fire frequency and transitional… CONTINUE READING
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