Pyrogeography: Fire's Place in Earth System Science

Pyrogeography: Fire's Place in Earth System Science
Principal Investigators: David Bowman and Jennifer Balch

Landscape fires affect biodiversity, human health, the global radiation budget, carbon balance and hyrdrological cycles. Bowman and Balch are synthesizing knowledge about biomass burning across fields to develop an integrative paradigm of 'pyrogeography'. 

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Posted on December 22, 2008