Experts and Doctors on fires in Davis, California, United States

Summary

Locale: Davis, California, United States
Topic: fires

Top Publications

  1. 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...
  2. 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. ..
  3. Beh M, Metz M, Frangioso K, Rizzo D. The key host for an invasive forest pathogen also facilitates the pathogen's survival of wildfire in California forests. New Phytol. 2012;196:1145-54 pubmed publisher
  4. 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. ..

Detail Information

Publications4

  1. 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...
  2. 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. ..
  3. Beh M, Metz M, Frangioso K, Rizzo D. The key host for an invasive forest pathogen also facilitates the pathogen's survival of wildfire in California forests. New Phytol. 2012;196:1145-54 pubmed publisher
  4. 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. ..