Cameron P. Yates

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Bushfires NT
Darwin , Northern Territory , Australia

Publications in Fire Ecology

Australian Savanna Fire Regimes: Context, Scales, Patchiness
Pages: 48-63
DOI: 10.4996/fireecology.0301048

The development of continental-scale fire mapping using AVHRR since the early 1990s and, more recently, MODIS imagery, is transforming our understanding of Australian fire regimes—particularly the national significance of savanna burning. The savannas of northern Australia are the most fire-prone part of a fire-prone continent. The savanna region comprises 1,898,562 km2 (24.7% of the Australian landmass), of which 21% has been burnt on average each year, over the period 1997-2005.  [Read More]

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