Christopher J. Dunn

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College of Forestry
Oregon State University
140 Peavy Hall
3100 SW Jefferson Way
Corvallis, Oregon 97333, USA

Publications in Fire Ecology

Historical Fire–Climate Relationships in Contrasting Interior Pacific Northwest Forest Types
Pages: 18-36
DOI: 10.4996/fireecology.130257453

Describing the climate influences on historical wildland fire will aid managers in planning for future change.  This study uses existing historical climate reconstructions and a new fire history from the southern Blue Mountains in eastern Oregon, USA, to: 1) characterize historical fire-climate relationships, and 2) determine if climatic influences on fire differed among dry sites dominated by ponderosa pine (Pinus ponderosa Dougl. ex Laws) and more productive sites with significant older fire intolerant grand fir (Abies grandis [Dougl.] Lindl.) structure.  [Read More]

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