This category is for sites concerned with the effects of wildfires on the environment. Fire is an integral component to the function and biodiversity of many communities, and many organisms within those communities have become adapted to withstand and even exploit it.
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California Chaparral Field Institute
Non-profit research and educational organization studying the chaparral biome, Mediterranean climates, and wildfire.
Information from Wikipedia on the ecological effects of wildfires.
Fire Ecology Research
Description of research being done by Western Ecological Research Center scientists in the Sierra Nevada forests, the California shrublands and the Mojave and Sonoran deserts.
Fire Effects Information System (FEIS)
Up-to-date information about fire effects on plants and animals of North America, developed at the USDA Forest Service Rocky Mountain Research Station's Fire Sciences Laboratory in Missoula, Montana.
International Journal of Wildland Fire
Publishes papers on the principles of fire as a process, its ecological impact, modelling fire and its effects, or presenting information on how to effectively and efficiently manage fire.
This edition of The Why Files examines the role of fire in natural systems, and the role of science in understanding wildfires.
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