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An analysis of controls on fire activity in boreal Canada: comparing models built with different temporal resolutions

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2014

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Parisien, Marc-André, Parks, Sean A., Krawchuk, Meg A., Little, John M., Flannigan, Mike D., Gowman, Lynn M., and Moritz, Max A., 2014, An analysis of controls on fire activity in boreal Canada: comparing models built with different temporal resolutions: Ecological Applications, v. 24, no. 6, p. 1341-1356.

Summary

Fire regimes of the Canadian boreal forest are driven by certain environmental factors that are highly variable from year to year (e.g., temperature, precipitation) and others that are relatively stable (e.g., land cover, topography). Studies examining the relative influence of these environmental drivers on fire activity suggest that models making explicit use of interannual variability appear to better capture years of climate extremes, whereas those using a temporal average of all available years highlight the importance of land-cover variables. It has been suggested that fire models built at different temporal resolutions may provide a complementary understanding of controls on fire regimes, but this claim has not been tested explicitly [...]

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NWBLCC-20160527b.xml

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DOI http://sciencebase.gov/vocab/identifierScheme 10.1890/13-1477.1; 05 10.1890/13-1477.1
ISSN http://sciencebase.gov/vocab/identifierScheme 1051-0761

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