Forest fires: Behavior and ecological effects

Principal Investigators:

Edward A. Johnson, and Kiyoko Miyanishi

A major problem in fire ecology has been the lack of understanding of fire behavior in any serious way by ecologists. A good proportion of papers in fire ecology give only cursory descriptions of the fire and seem always to lack any physical understanding of how fires affect individuals and populations. In recognition of this deficiency, we have put together a book to be published by Academic Press whose intention is to bridge the gap between those who work on the physical and chemical processes of fire behavior and ecologists who are interested... more

Participants and Meetings

ActivityDatesFurther Information
Workshop15th—17th April 1999Participant List  

Participant Contact Information

Terry L. Clarkclark [at] ucar.eduUnknown
Matthew DickinsonUniversity of Calgary
Francis FendellTRW Space and Electronics Group
Michael Flanniganmike.flannigan [at] ualberta.caNorthern Forestry Center
Mary Ann JenkinsYork University
Edward A. Johnsonjohnsone [at] ucalgary.caUniversity of Calgary
Kenneth E. Kunkelkekunkel [at] ncsu.eduIllinois State Water Survey
Don LathamUSDA Forest Service
David L. Martelldavid.martell [at] utoronto.caUniversity of Toronto
G N. Mercergnm [at] of New South Wales, University College Canberra
Kiyoko Miyanishikmiyanis [at] uoguelph.caUniversity of Guelph
Ralph M. NelsonNFSNC Supervisor's Office
William J. ReedUniversity of Victoria
Kozo SaitoUniversity of Kentucky
Tara TchirUniversity of Calgary
Louis Trabaudtrabaud [at] cefe.cnrs-mop.frCentre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS)
Darold E. WardUSDA Forest Service
Rodney O. WeberUniversity of New South Wales, University College Canberra
Earle R. WilliamsMassachusetts Institute of Technology
Michael F. Wolffmichael.wolff [at] trw.comTRW Space and Electronics Group
Michael Wottonmwotton [at] nrcan.gc.caCanadian Forest Service
Paul H. ZedlerUniversity of Wisconsin, Madison

Products: Publications, Reports, Datasets, Presentations, Visualizations

TypeProduct of NCEAS Research
Book Johnson, Edward A.; Miyanishi, Kiyoko. 2001. Forest Fires: Behavior and Ecological Effects. Edited by Johnson, Edward A.; Miyanishi, Kiyoko Academic Press. Pages 594.
"Forest fires: Behavior and ecological effects" is project ID: 2161