PubTalk 10/2007 — Fire As An Ecosystem Process

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Past, Present, And Future

By Jon E. Keeley, Research Ecologist 

 

  • Plants have evolved over hundreds of millions of years with fire.
  • Are human-induced changes threatening naturally fire-prone ecosystems?
  • How has human suppression of fire affected different ecosystems?
  • Will predicted climate changes affect future fire-management decisions?

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Image Dimensions: 200 x 150

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Length: 01:27:03

Location Taken: Menlo Park, CA, US

Transcript

Contact wmcesic@usgs.gov for transcript.