Global assessment and mapping of ecological vulnerability to wildfires

October 13, 2021 4:36 pm

Source: https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-2021-285

Global assessment and mapping of ecological vulnerability to wildfires
Fátima Arrogante-Funes, Inmaculada Aguado, and Emilio Chuvieco
Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci. Discuss., https//doi.org/10.5194/nhess-2021-285,2021
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Our findings showed that ecological value might be reduced by 50 % due to the fire perturbation in the ecosystem, low adapted to it and degraded fire-regime. The biomes most affected are the tropical and subtropical forests, tundra and mangroves. The integration of biotic and abiotic , fire regime and regeneration factors resulted in a powerfull way to develop mapping ecological vulnerability to fire and assessment in order to generate adaptation plans of management in forest masses.

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