Early Successional Changes Following Fire in California Chaparral: Research Brief

USGS Western Ecological Research Center publication brief.

Post-fire fundamentals of the recovery process in California chaparral and sage scrub.

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Keeley, J. E., C. J. Fotheringham, and M. Baer-Keeley. 2005. Determinants of postfire recovery and succession in mediterranean-climate shrublands of California. Ecological Applications 15:1515-1534.