Stephen W. Taylor

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Pacific Forestry Centre
Canadian Forest Service
506 West Burnside Road
Victoria, Canada V8Z 1M5, British Columbia

Publications in Fire Ecology

Modeling Wildfire Spread in Mountain Pine Beetle-Affected Forest Stands, British Columbia, Canada
Pages: 10-35
DOI: 10.4996/fireecology.1002010

The mountain pine beetle (Dendroctonus ponderosae Hopkins; MPB) has killed lodgepole pines (Pinus contorta Dougl. ex Loud.) across 20 million hectares of central British Columbia, Canada, since the late 1990s, challenging land managers as well as fire management personnel. Although recent studies have used models to simulate how MPB might affect fire spread, very little fire behaviour has been documented in MPB-affected stands.  [Read More]

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