Pre-settlement and contemporary forest structures and fire regimes in the Lake Tahoe Basin: Research synthesis

Three complementary  studies  reviewed   here  examine  how  forest  structure  and  fire   regimes have  varied  spatially  and  temporally  in   the  Lake  Tahoe  Basin,  CA  and  NV. 

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Beaty, M.R., A.H. Taylor. 2008. Fire history and the structure and dynamics of a mixed conifer forest landscape in the northern Sierra Nevada, Lake Tahoe Basin, California USA. Forest Ecology and Management 255: 707-719.                    

Beaty, M.R., A.H. Taylor. 2009. A 14,000 year sedimentary charcoal record of fire from the northern Sierra Nevada, Lake Tahoe Basin, California, USA. The Holocene 19(3): 347-358.

Taylor, A. H. 2004. Identifying forest reference conditions on early cut-over lands, Lake Tahoe Basin, USA. Ecological Applications 14(6): 1903-1920.