Experts and Doctors on fires in Davis, California, United States
Locale: Davis, California, United States
- Latimer A, Silander J, Rebelo A, Midgley G. Experimental biogeography: the role of environmental gradients in high geographic diversity in Cape Proteaceae. Oecologia. 2009;160:151-62 pubmed publisher..One potentially important mechanism is dispersal limitation, which is consistent with estimates based on genetic data and mechanistic dispersal models, though other mechanisms including competition may also play a role...
- Sensenig R, Demment M, Laca E. Allometric scaling predicts preferences for burned patches in a guild of East African grazers. Ecology. 2010;91:2898-907 pubmed..Our results represent some of the first experimental evidence demonstrating the importance of body size in predicting how large herbivores respond to fire-induced changes in plant quality and quantity. ..
- Metz M, Varner J, Frangioso K, Meentemeyer R, Rizzo D. Unexpected redwood mortality from synergies between wildfire and an emerging infectious disease. Ecology. 2013;94:2152-9 pubmed..Our results demonstrate the potential for interacting disturbances to initiate novel successional trajectories and compromise ecosystem resilience. ..