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A review of the relationships between drought and forest fire in the United States

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Jeremy Littell, David L. Peterson, Karin L. Riley, Yongquiang Liu, and Charles H. Luce, 2016, A review of the relationships between drought and forest fire in the United States: Global Change Biology, v. 22, iss. 7.

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The historical and pre-settlement relationships between drought and wildfire are well documented in North America, with forest fire occurrence and area clearly increasing in response to drought. There is also evidence that drought interacts with other controls (forest productivity, topography, fire weather, management activities) to affect fire intensity, severity, extent, and frequency. Fire regime characteristics arise across many individual fires at a variety of spatial and temporal scales, so both weather and climate—including short- and long-term droughts—are important and influence several, but not all, aspects of fire regimes. We review relationships between drought and fire regimes in United States forests, fire-related drought [...]

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doi http://www.loc.gov/standards/mods/mods-outline-3-5.html#identifier doi:10.1111/gcb.13275
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