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Fire and Environmental Research Applications Team


Fire and Environmental Research Applications Team
Pacific Wildland Fire Sciences Laboratory

400 N 34th Street, Suite 201
Seattle, WA 98103

(206) 732-7800

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FERA Research Update March 2011

This FERA Research Update is intended to provide the fire management and fire science communities with information about current research conducted by the Fire and Environmental Research Applications Team (FERA).

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arrowForest Responses to Climate Change in the Northwestern United States: Ecophysiological Foundations for Adaptive Management

This paper in Forest Management and Ecology sets the ecological foundation for the responses expected from Pacific Northwest forests as the climate changes, what natural adaptation may occur, and some options for developing flexible and effective management strategies. FERA's Jessica Halofsky and David L. Peterson contributed to the sections involving adaptation strategies. Access to full text is limited at this time. For hard copies, contact

arrowLandscape Ecology of Fire

FERA’s Don McKenzie, along with colleagues Carol Miller and Don Falk, edited this new work and wrote several of the 12 chapters. The book is part of the prestigious Springer Ecological Studies series. The four parts of the book explore concepts and theory in the landscape ecology of fire, fire climatology and broad-scale controls on fire regimes, landscape fire dynamics and interactions with other disturbances and other ecological processes, and landscape fire management and policy in the context of climate and land-use change.


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