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  • The response of Arctic vegetation and soils following an unusually severe tundra fire 

    Bret-Harte, M. Syndonia; Mack, Michelle C.; Shaver, Gaius R.; Huebner, Diane C.; Johnston, Miriam; Mojica, Camilo A.; Pizano, Camila; Reiskind, Julia A. (The Royal Society, 2013-07-08)
    Fire causes dramatic short-term changes in vegetation and ecosystem function, and may promote rapid vegetation change by creating recruitment opportunities. Climate warming likely will increase the frequency of wildfire ...
  • Vegetation shifts observed in arctic tundra 1.5 decades after fire 

    Barrett, Kirsten; Rocha, Adrian V.; van de Weg, Martine J.; Shaver, Gaius R. (2012-01-27)
    With anticipated climate change, tundra fires are expected to occur more frequently in the future, but data on the longer term effects of fire on tundra vegetation composition are scarce. This study therefore addresses ...