Aaron T. Kauffman

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School of Natural Resources
University of Arizona
Tucson , AZ 85721, United States

Publications in Fire Ecology

A Short Communication: A 43-year Evaluation of a Prescribed Fire: An Arizona Case Study
Pages: 79-84
DOI: 10.4996/fireecology.0501079

We evaluated the effects of a prescribed fire in a ponderosa pine (Pinus ponderosa) forest intermittently over 43 years. Changing climatic (precipitation) conditions spanned this evaluation with a sequential pattern of annual precipitation regimes above average, average, and below average (drought conditions) encompassed. The original objective of the fire to consume three-fourths of the litter and duff layers to reduce the water-holding capacities of these layers was initially met.  [Read More]

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