African fire histories and fire ecologies

Courtney-Mustaphi, Colin J; Colombaroli, Daniele; Vannière, B; Adolf, Carole; Bremond, L; Aleman, J (2018). African fire histories and fire ecologies. Past Global Changes Magazine, 26(2), p. 88. Pages International Project Office 10.22498/pages.26.2.88

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Patterns of fire are changing across African savannahs, rainforests, fynbos, woodlands, and Afroalpine and montane forests, with direct environmental and socio-ecological consequences. Fire variability has implications for biodiversity (Beale et al. 2018), vegetation patterns, grazing quality, carbon emissions, protected area management, and landscape heterogeneity.

Item Type:

Journal Article (Original Article)

Division/Institute:

08 Faculty of Science > Department of Biology > Institute of Plant Sciences (IPS) > Palaeoecology
08 Faculty of Science > Department of Biology > Institute of Plant Sciences (IPS)

UniBE Contributor:

Colombaroli, Daniele and Adolf, Carole

Subjects:

500 Science > 580 Plants (Botany)

ISSN:

2411-605X

Publisher:

Pages International Project Office

Language:

English

Submitter:

Peter Alfred von Ballmoos-Haas

Date Deposited:

11 Dec 2018 14:27

Last Modified:

12 Dec 2018 10:35

Publisher DOI:

10.22498/pages.26.2.88

BORIS DOI:

10.7892/boris.121784

URI:

https://boris.unibe.ch/id/eprint/121784

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