Dana Hicks

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Wildfire Management Branch
Ministry of Forests, Lands, and Natural Resource Operations
2957 Jutland Road, Second Floor
Victoria, British Columbia V8T 5J9, Canada

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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