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Fine-scale variation of historical fire regimes in sagebrush-steppe and juniper woodland: An example from California, USA

Publications Posted on: September 02, 2008
Coarse-scale estimates of fire intervals across the mountain big sagebrush (Artemisia tridentata spp. vaseyana (Rydb.) Beetle) alliance range from decades to centuries. However, soil depth and texture can affect the abundance and continuity of fine fuels and vary at fine spatial scales, suggesting fire regimes may vary at similar scales.