Do mountain pine beetle outbreaks change the probability of active crown fire in lodgepole pine forests?

TitleDo mountain pine beetle outbreaks change the probability of active crown fire in lodgepole pine forests?
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2011
AuthorsSimard, M, Romme W, Griffin J, Turner M
JournalEcological Monographs
Volume81
Issue1
Pagination3-24
Date Published2011
Keywordsbark beetles, chronosequence, compound disturbances, disturbance interactions, fire behavior modeling, fire ecology, fuel loads, Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem, insect-fire interactions, linked disturbances, lodgepole pine (Pinus contorta), mountain pine beetle (Dendroctonus ponderosae), Rocky Mountains
URLhttp://www.esajournals.org/doi/abs/10.1890/10-1176.1
DOI10.1890/10-1176.1
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