This project is investigating how & why individual forest fires burn what they do in Alberta and Saskatchewan. Survival patterns within wildfires create critical fine-scale diversity that many species rely on.
Natural Wildfire Patterns
No current milestones for this project
Vegetation mortality within natural wildfire events in the western Canadian boreal forest: What burns and why?
Peer-reviewed publication from the fRI Research Healthy Landscapes Program
The objective of this study is to quantify the historical wildfire activity levels at multiple time and space scales using a grid-based system across a western boreal landscape.