Fire-Scar Record in a Higher Elevation Chaparral Tree: Research Brief

Keith   Lombardo  and his colleagues  attempted  to  fill  a void in the fire history knowledge for pre-­Euro-­American  chaparral  fire  regimes   by  selecting  an  endemic  tree  commonly   associated  with  chaparral  at  higher  elevations. 
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Lombardo, K.J., T. W. Swetnam, C.H. Baisan, & M.I. Borchert. 2009. Using bigcone douglas-fir fire scars and tree rings to reconstruct interior chaparral fire history. Fire Ecology 5(3):35-56