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Research and Publications Database

The NRFSN research and publications database leads users to regionally relevant fire science. There are more than 2,900 documents, which have been carefully categorized by the NRFSN to highlight topics and ecosystems important in the Northern Rockies Region. Categorized resources include records from the Joint Fire Science Program (JFSP), Fire Research and Management Exchange System (FRAMES), and Fire Effects Information System (FEIS).

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Hints: By default, the Search Terms box reads and searches for terms as if there were AND operators between them. To search for one or more terms, use the OR operator. Use quotation marks around phrases or to search for exact terms. To maximize the search function, use the Search Terms box for other information (e.g. author(s), date, species of interest, additional fire topics) together with the topic, ecosystem, and/or resource type terms from the lists. Additional information is available in our documents on topics, ecosystems, and types.

143 results

The processes of vegetation change over time, or plant succession, are also the processes involved in plant community restoration. Restoration efforts attempt to use designed disturbance, seedbed preparation and sowing methods, and selection of adapted and compatible native plant materials to enhance ecological function. The large...
Author(s): Bruce A. Roundy
Year Published: 2005
Type: Document : Conference Proceedings, Synthesis
The sagebrush (Artemisia spp.) ecosystem once occupied over 150 million acres of western North America (Barbour and Billings 1988). The ecosystem still occupies over 100 million acres (Connelly et al. 2004, Wisdom et al. 2005), but the abundance and condition of sagebrush communities is declining rapidly in response to a variety of...
Author(s): Michael J. Wisdom, Mary M. Rowland, Robin J. Tausch
Year Published: 2005
Type: Document : Book or Chapter or Journal Article
This FEIS species review synthesizes information on the relationship of Cytisus scoparius, Cytisus striatus (Scotch broom, Portuguese broom) to fire--how fire affects the species and its habitat, invasiveness of the species, effects of the species on fuels and fire regimes, and fire management considerations. Information is also...
Author(s): Kristin L. Zouhar
Year Published: 2005
Type: Document : Synthesis
This FEIS species review synthesizes information on the relationship of Elaeagnus angustifolia (Russian-olive) to fire--how fire affects the species and its habitat, invasiveness of the species, effects of the species on fuels and fire regimes, and fire management considerations. Information is also provided on the species' taxonomy...
Author(s): Kristin L. Zouhar
Year Published: 2005
Type: Document : Synthesis
This FEIS species review synthesizes information on the relationship of Hypericum perforatum (common St Johnswort) to fire--how fire affects the species and its habitat, invasiveness of the species, effects of the species on fuels and fire regimes, and fire management considerations. Information is also provided on the species'...
Author(s): Kristin L. Zouhar
Year Published: 2005
Type: Document : Synthesis
This FEIS species review synthesizes information on the relationship of Lonicera fragrantissima, Lonicera maackii, Lonicera morrowii, Lonicera tatarica, Lonicera x bella, Lonicera xylosteum (winter honeysuckle, Amur honeysuckle, Morrow's honeysuckle, Tatarian honeysuckle, Bell's honeysuckle, European fly honeysuckle) to fire--how...
Author(s): Gregory T. Munger
Year Published: 2005
Type: Document : Synthesis
Low-elevation ponderosa pine ecosystems of the inland northwestern United States experienced frequent, low-severity fire that promoted open stands dominated by large diameter ponderosa pine (Pinus ponderosa). Fire exclusion has led to increased stand densities, often due to proliferation of less fire-tolerant species and an...
Author(s): Michael J. Gundale, Thomas H. DeLuca, Carl E. Fiedler, Philip W. Ramsey, Michael G. Harrington, James E. Gannon
Year Published: 2005
Type: Document : Book or Chapter or Journal Article
This FEIS species review synthesizes information on the relationship of Psathyrostachys juncea (Russian wildrye) to fire--how fire affects the species and its habitat, invasiveness of the species, effects of the species on fuels and fire regimes, and fire management considerations. Information is also provided on the species'...
Author(s): Jane E. Taylor
Year Published: 2005
Type: Document : Synthesis
Pinyon-juniper woodlands and Wyoming big sagebrush ecosystems have undergone major changes in vegetation structure and composition since settlement by European Americans. These changes are resulting in dramatic shifts in fire frequency, size and severity. Effective management of these systems has been hindered by lack of information...
Author(s): Jeanne C. Chambers, E. Durant McArthur, Stephen B. Monsen, Susan E. Meyer, Nancy L. Shaw, Robin J. Tausch, Robert R. Blank, Stephen C. Bunting, Richard R. Miller, Michael L. Pellant, Bruce A. Roundy, Scott C. Walker
Year Published: 2005
Type: Document : Technical Report or White Paper
This FEIS species review synthesizes information on the relationship of Convolvulus arvensis (field bindweed) to fire--how fire affects the species and its habitat, invasiveness of the species, effects of the species on fuels and fire regimes, and fire management considerations. Information is also provided on the species' taxonomy...
Author(s): Kristin L. Zouhar
Year Published: 2004
Type: Document : Synthesis

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These resources are compiled in partnership with the Joint Fire Science Program (JFSP), Fire Research and Management Exchange System (FRAMES), and Fire Effects Information System (FEIS).