David M.J.S. Bowman

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School for Environmental Research/School of Plant ...
Charles Darwin University/The University of Tasman...
Darwin/Hobart , 0909/7001 , Australia

Publications in Fire Ecology

A Satellite Analysis of Contrasting Fire Patterns in Aboriginal- and Euro-Australian Lands in Tropical North Australia
Pages: 32-47
DOI: 10.4996/fireecology.0301032

We use satellite imagery to compare and contrast fire patterns across a repeating mosaic of vegetation types occurring within the tropical savanna of the Northern Territory, Australia. Our study area included different land management settings that encapsulate three contrasting styles of management that have developed following European settlement in northern Australia.  [Read More]

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Australia - A Model System for the Development of Pyrogeography
Pages: 5-12
DOI: 10.4996/fireecology.0701005

We define pyrogeography as an integrative, multidisciplinary perspective of landscape fire, its ecological effects, and its relationships with human societies. Like biogeography, this program spans geographic scales from the local to the global, has an evolutionary frame, and thus a geological dimension. And, like other geographic disciplines, pyrogeography has a clear commitment to understanding the interrelationships between cultures and their environment.  [Read More]

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