A New Statistical Tool for Delineating Fire Seasons in California: USGS Research Brief

USGS Western Ecological Research Center.
Nichols, K., F.P. Schoenberg, D. Diez, J.E. Keeley, A.Bray. 2011. The Application of Prototype Point Processes for the Summary and Description of California Wildfires. Journal of Time Series Analysis 32: 420-429. doi: 10.1111/j.1467-9892.2011.00734.x 

In this study, prototype summaries are constructed for varying time intervals using California wildfire data from 1990 to 2006, as well as summaries of spatial patterns of fires within each wildfire season.

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