Book 2011

The Landscape Ecology of Fire


ISBN: 978-94-007-0300-1 (Print) 978-94-007-0301-8 (Online)

Table of contents (12 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xx

  2. Concepts and Theory

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

    2. Chapter

      Pages 3-25

      Toward a Theory of Landscape Fire

    3. Chapter

      Pages 27-49

      Scaling Laws and Complexity in Fire Regimes

    4. Chapter

      Pages 51-86

      Native Fire Regimes and Landscape Resilience

  3. Climate Context

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 87-87

    2. Chapter

      Pages 89-115

      Climate and Spatial Patterns of Wildfire in North America

    3. Chapter

      Pages 117-139

      Climatic Water Balance and Regional Fire Years in the Pacific Northwest, USA: Linking Regional Climate and Fire at Landscape Scales

  4. Landscape Fire Dynamics and Interactions

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 141-141

    2. Chapter

      Pages 143-163

      Pyrogeography and Biogeochemical Resilience

    3. Chapter

      Pages 165-192

      Reconstructing Landscape Pattern of Historical Fires and Fire Regimes

    4. Chapter

      Pages 193-221

      Fire and Invasive Plants on California Landscapes

    5. Chapter

      Pages 223-245

      Modeling Landscape Fire and Wildlife Habitat

  5. Landscape Fire Management, Policy, and Research in an Era of Global Change

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 247-247

    2. Chapter

      Pages 249-267

      Managing and Adapting to Changing Fire Regimes in a Warmer Climate

    3. Chapter

      Pages 269-294

      Wilderness Fire Management in a Changing Environment

    4. Chapter

      Pages 295-303

      Synthesis: Landscape Ecology and Changing Fire Regimes

  6. Back Matter

    Pages 305-312