PUBLICATIONS

2019

Erni, S., Wang, X., Taylor, S., Boulanger, Y., Swystun, T., Flannigan, M., Parisien, M-A. 2019. Developing a two-level fire regime zonation system for Canada. Canadian Journal of Forest Research. Accepted.

Johnston, L., Wang, X., Erni, S., Taylor, S., McFayden, C., Oliver, J., Stockdale, C., Christianson, A., Boulanger, Y., Gauthier, S., Arseneault, Wotton, M., Parisien, M-A., Flannigan, M. 2019. Wildland fire risk research in Canada. Environmental Reviews. Accepted.

D.W. Hallema, G. Sun, P. V. Caldwell, F. Robinne, K.D. Bladon, S.P. Norman, Y. Liu, E.C. Cohen, S.G. McNulty, Wildland fire impacts on water yield across the contiguous United States, USDA Forest Service Southern Research Station, Asheville, North Carolina, 2019. link

Dawe, D., Peters, V., Flannigan, M. 2019. Post-fire regeneration of endangered limber pine (Pinus flexilis) at the northern extent of its range. Forest Ecology and Management. link

Whitman, E., Parisien, M., Thompson, D.K., Flannigan, M.  2019. Short-interval wildfire and drought overwhelm boreal forest resilience. Scientific Reports volume 9, 18796(2019) link

Gibson, C., Estop-Aragonés, C., Flannigan, M., Thompson, D.,  and Olefeldt, D. 2019. Increased deep soil respiration detected despite reduced overall respiration in permafrost peat plateaus following wildfire. Environmental Research Letters,  Volume 14,  (2019) 125001Number 12  link

Tymstra, C., Stocks, B.J., Cai, X., Morrison, K., and Flannigan, M. 2019. Wildfire Management in Canada: Review, challenges and opportunities. Progress in Disaster Science. Accepted.

Tymstra, C., Woolford, D.G., and Flannigan, M.D. 2019. Statistical Surveillance Thresholds for Enhanced Situational Awareness of Spring Wildland Fire Activity in Alberta, Canada.  Journal of Environmental Statistics. 9(4): Accepted.

Whitman, T., Whitman, E., Woolet, J., Flannigan, M., Thompson, D.K.,  and Parisien, M-A. 2019. Soil Bacterial and Fungal Response to Wildfires in the Canadian Boreal Forest Across a Burn Severity Gradient. Soil Biology and Biochemistry.138.  link

Coogan, S. C. P., Robinne, François-Nicolas., Jain, P., and Flannigan, M.D .2019. Scientists’ warning on wildfire — a Canadian perspective.  Canadian Journal of Forest Research. 49: 1015–1023. link

Robinne, François-Nicolas., Bladon, K.D., Silins, U., Emelko, M.B., Flannigan, M.D., Parisien, M-A., Wang, X., Kienzle, S. W., and Dupont, D.P. 2019.A regional-scale index for assessing the exposure of 2 drinking-water sources to wildfires. Forests. 10, 384 link

Hanes, C., Wang, X., Jain, P., Parisien, M-A., Little, J. and Flannigan, M. 2019. Fire-regime changes in Canada over the last half century. Can. J. For. Res. 49: 256–269. link

Stockdale, C. A., Mcloughlin, N., Flannigan, M., Macdonald, S.E. 2019. Could restoration of a landscape to a pre-European historical vegetation condition reduce burn probability? Ecosphere 10(2):e02584. link

Cai, X., Wang, X., Jain, P., & Flannigan, M. D. 2019. Evaluation of gridded precipitation data and interpolation methods for forest fire danger rating in Alberta, Canada. Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, 124,3–17. link

2018

Hanes, C., Wang, X., Jain, P., Parisien, M-A., Little, J. and Flannigan, M. 2018. Fire-regime changes in Canada over the last half century. Can. J. For. Res. 49: 256–269 (2019)  link

Stockdale, C. A., Mcloughlin, N., Flannigan, M., Macdonald, S.E. 2019. Could restoration of a landscape to a pre-European historical vegetation condition reduce burn probability? Ecosphere 10(2) link

Cai, X., Wang, X., Jain, P., & Flannigan, M. D. 2019. Evaluation of gridded precipitation data and interpolation methods for forest fire danger rating in Alberta, Canada. Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, 124,3–17. link

Whitman, T., Whitman, E., Woolet, J., Flannigan, M., Thompson, D.K., Parisien, M-A. 2018. Soil Bacterial and Fungal Response to Wildfires in the Canadian Boreal Forest Across a Burn Severity Gradient. bioRxiv. link

Kochtubajda, B., Stewart, R.E., Flannigan, M.D., Bonsal, B.R., Cuell, C. and Mooney, C.J. 2018. An assessment of surface and atmospheric conditions associated with the extreme 2014 wildfire season in Canada’s Northwest Territories. Atmosphere-Ocean. link

Barber, Q.E., Parisien, M-A., Whitman, E., Stralberg, D., Johnson, Chris J., St-Laurent, M-H., DeLancey, Evan R., Price, D.T., Arseneault, D., Wang, X.,  Flannigan, M.D. 2018. Potential impacts of climate change on the habitat of boreal woodland caribou. Ecosphere 9(10) link

Gibson, C., Chasmer, L.E., Thompson, D.K., Quinton, W., Flannigan, MD. and Olefeldt, D. 2018. Wildfire as a major driver of recent permafrost thaw in boreal peatlands.  Nature Communications.  9:3041 | link

Sakellariou, S., Tampekis, S., Samara, F., Flannigan, M., Jaeger, D., Christopoulou, O.& Sfougaris, A..2018. Determination of fire risk to assist fire management for insular areas: the case of a small Greek island. Journal of Forestry Research. link

Campos-Ruiz, R., Parisien, M-A., and Flannigan, M.D. 2018. Temporal patterns of wildfire activity in areas of contrasting human influence in the Canadian boreal forest. Forests. 9(4), 159; link

Whitman, E., Parisien, M-A., Thompson, D. K., and Flannigan, M. D. 2018. Topoedaphic and forest controls on post-fire vegetation assemblies are modified by fire history and burn severity in the northwestern Canadian boreal forest. Forests.  9(3), 151; link

Whitman, E., Parisien, M-A., Thompson, D. K., Hall, R.J., Skakun, R. S. and Flannigan, M. D. 2018.Variability and drivers of burn severity in the northwestern Canadian boreal forest. Ecosphere. 9(2) link

Wilkinson, S., Moore, P., Flannigan, M., Wotton, M. and Waddington, J. 2018. Did enhanced afforestation cause high severity peat burn in the Fort McMurray Horse River wildfire? Environmental Research Letters. 13 (2018) 014018. link

Johnston, L. and Flannigan, M.D.  2018. Mapping Canadian wildland fire interface areas. International Journal of Wildland Fire. 27:1-14. link

Robinne, F.-N., Bladon, K.D., Miller, C., Parisien, M.A., Mathieu, J. and Flannigan M.D. 2018. A spatial evaluation of global wildfire-water risks to human and natural systems. State of the Total Environment. 610:1193-1206. link

2017

Pickell, P.D., Coops, N.C., Ferster, C.J., Bater, C.W., Blouin, K.D., Flannigan, M.D., and Zhang, J. 2017. An early warning system to forecast the close of the spring burning window from satellite-observed greenness. Scientific Reports. 7:14190. link

Sakellariou, S. Tampekis, S. Samara, F. Flannigan, M. Jaeger, D. Christopoulou, O. and Sfougaris, A. 2017. Determination of fire risk to assist fire management for insular areas. The case of a small Greek island. Journal of Forestry Research. link

 

Robinne, F-N., Bladon, K.D., Miller, C., Parisien, M.A., Mathieu, J., and Flannigan M.D. 2017. A spatial evaluation of global wildfire-water risks to human and natural systems. Science of the Total Environment. 610-611:1193-1206. pdf

 

Shan, Y. Wang, Y. Flannigan, M. Tang, S. Sun, P. and Du, F. 2017. Spatiotemporal variations in forest fire danger from 1996 to 2010 in Jilin Province, China. Journal of Forestry Research. 25(5):983-996.  pdf

 

Kochtubajda, B., Brimelow, J., Flannigan, M., Morrow, B. and Greenhough, M.D. 2017. The Extreme 2016 Wildfire in Fort McMurray, Alberta, Canada. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society. State of the Climate in 2016. pp.176-177. pdf

 

Whitman, E., Parisien, M.A., Price, D.T., St-Laurent, M-H., Johnson, C.J., DeLancey, E.R., Arseneault, D., and Flannigan M.D. 2017. A framework for modeling habitat quality in disturbance‐prone areas demonstrated with woodland caribou and wildfire. Ecosphere. 8(4). DOI:10.1002/ecs2.1787. pdf

 

Hanes, C.C., Jain, P., Flannigan, M.D., Fortin, and V., Roy, G. 2017. Evaluation of the Canadian Precipitation Analysis (CaPA) to improve forest fire danger rating. International Journal of Wildland Fire. 26(6):509-522. DOI: 10.1071/WF16170. pdf

 

Carry, G.J., Davies, I.D., Bradstock, R.A., Keane, R.E., and Flannigan, M.D. 2017. Importance of fuel treatment for limiting moderate-to-high intensity fire: findings from comparative fire modelling. Landscape Ecology. 32(7):1473-1483. link

 

Wotton, M., Flannigan, M.D., and Marshall, G.A. 2017. Potential climate change impacts on fire intensity and key wildfire suppression thresholds in Canada. Environmental Research Letters. link

 

Lagerquist, R., Flannigan, M.D., Wang, X., and Marshall, G.A. 2017. Automated prediction of extreme fire weather from synoptic patterns in northern Alberta, Canada. Canadian Journal of Forest Research. 47:1175-1183. link

 

Wang, X., Parisien, M-A, Taylor, S., Candau, J-N., Stralberg, D., Marshall, G., Little, J., and Flannigan, M.D. 2017. Projected changes in daily fire spread across Canada over the next century. Environmental Research Letters. 12(2017) 025005. pdf

 

Wang, X., Wotton, M., Cantin, A., Parisien, M-A, Anderson, K., Moore, B., and Flannigan, M.D. 2017. An R package for the Canadian Forest Fire Danger Rating System.  Ecological Processes. link

2016

Robinne, F-N., Parisien, M.A., and Flannigan M.D. 2016. Anthropogenic influence on wildfire activity in Alberta, Canada.  International Journal of Wildland Fire. 25:1131-1143. pdf

 

Parisien, M-A., Miller, C., Parks, S.A., DeLancey, E. and Flannigan, M.D. 2016.The spatially varying influence of humans on fire probability in North America. Environmental Research Letters. link

 

Rogeau, M-P., Flannigan, M.D., and Parisien M-A. 2016.  Fire history sampling strategy of fire intervals associated with mixed- to full-severity fires in Southern Alberta, Canada. Forest Science.

 

Legrand, M., McConnell, J., Fischer, H., Wolff, E.W., Preunkert, S., Chellman, N. Leuenberger, D, Maselli, O., Sigl, M., Schupbach, S. and Flannigan, M. 2016. Boreal fire records in Northern Hemisphere ice cores: a review. Climate of the Past. 12:2033-2059. link

 

Rogeau, M-P. Flannigan, M.D. Hawkes, B.C. and Arthur, R.J. 2016.  Fire regime departure in southern Alberta, Canada: implications for forest and wildfire management. International Journal of Wildland Fire. 25:1117-1130. pdf

 

Stockdale, C., Flannigan, M., and Macdonald, E. 2016. Is the END (emulation of natural disturbance) a new beginning? A critical analysis of the use of fire regimes as the basis of forest ecosystem management with examples from the Canadian western Cordillera. Environmental Reviews. 24:233-243. link

 

Abbott, B.W., Jones, J.B., Schuur, E.A.G., Chapin III, F.S., Bowden, W.B., Bret-Harte, M.S., Epstein, H.E., Flannigan, M.D., and others. 2016. Biomass offsets little or none of permafrost carbon release from soils, streams, and wildfire. An expert assessment. Environmental Research Letters 11, 034014. pdf

 

Robinne, F-N., Emelko, M., Miller, C., Bladon, K., Parisien, M-A., and Flannigan M.D. 2016. A global index for mapping the exposure of water resources to wildfire. Forests 7,22. link

 

Smith, A.M., Kolden, C.A., Paveglio, T.B., Cochrane, M.A., Bowman, D.M., Moritz, M.A., Klisley, A.D., Alessa, L., Hudak, A.T., Hoffman, C.M., Lutz, J.A., Queen, L.P., Goetz, S.J., Higuera, P.E., Boschetti, L., Flannigan. M.D., Yedinak, K.M., Watts, A.C., Strand, E.K., van Wagtendonk, J.W., Anderson, J.W., Stocks, B.J., and Abatzoglou, J.T. 2016. The science of firescapes: achieving fire resilient communities. Bioscience 66:130-146. link

 

Wang, X., Parisien, M-A., Taylor, S.W., Perrakis, D.D.B., Little, J.M., and Flannigan, M.D. 2016. Future burn probability in south-central British Columbia. International Journal of Wildland Fire25:200-212. pdf

 

Blouin, K.D. Flannigan, M.D. Wang, X., and Kochtubajda, B. 2016. Ensemble lightning prediction models for the province of Alberta, Canada. International Journal of Wildland Fire 25:421-432. pdf

 

2015

 

French, N.H., Jenkins, L.K., Loboda, T.V., Flannigan, M.D., Jandt, R., Bourgeau-Chavez, L.L., and Whitley, M. 2015. Fire in arctic tundra of Alaska: past fire activity, future fire potential, and significance for land management and ecology. International Journal of Wildland Fire 24:1045-1061. pdf

 

Reisen, F., Duran, S.M., Flannigan, M.D., Elliott, C., and Rideout, K. 2015. Wildfire smoke and public health risk. International Journal of Wildland Fire 24:1029-1044. pdf

 

Flannigan, M.D., Wotton, B.M., Marshall, G.A., de Groot, W.J., Johnston, J., Jurko, N., and Cantin, A.S. 2015. Fuel moisture sensitivity to temperature and precipitation: climate change implications. Climatic Change. DOI: 10.1007/s10584-015-1521-0. pdf

 

Flannigan, M.D. 2015. Fire evolution split by continent. News and Views. Nature Geoscience 8:167-168. DOI: 10.1038/ngeo2360. pdf

 

Kettridge, N., Turetsky, M.R., Sherwood, J.H., Thompson, D.K., Miller, C.A., Benscoter, B.W., Flannigan, M.D., Wotton, B.M., and Waddington, J.M. 2015. Moderate drop in water table increases peatland vulnerability to post-fire regime shift. (Nature) Scientific Reports 5:8063. DOI: 10.1038/srep08063. link

 

Price, O.F., Pausas, J.G., Govender, N., Flannigan, M.D., Fernandes, P.M., Brooks, M.L., and Bird, R.B. 2015. Global patterns in fire leverage: the response of annual area burnt to previous fire. International Journal of Wildland Fire 24:297-306. pdf

 

Wang, X., Thompson, D.K., Marshall, G.A., Tymstra, C., Carr, R., and Flannigan, M.D. 2015. Increasing frequency of extreme fire weather in Canada with climate change. Climatic Change 130:573-586. DOI: 10.1007/s10584-015-1375-5. link

 

Field, R.D., Spessa, A.C., Aziz, N.A., Camai, A., Cantin, A., Carr, R., de Groot, W.J., Dowdy, A.J. Flannigan, M.D., Manomaiphiboon, K., Pappenberger, F., Tanpipat, V., and Wang, X. 2015. Development of a global fire weather database. Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences 15:1407-1423. DOI: 10.5194/nhess-15-1407-2015. link

 

2014

 

Lehsten, V., de Groot, W.J., Flannigan, M.D., George, C., Harmand, P., and Balzter H. 2014. Wildfires in boreal ecoregions: evaluating the power law assumption and intra-annual and inter-annual variations. Journal of Geophysical Research – Biogeosciences 119:14-23. DOI: 10.1002/ 2012JG002252. pdf

 

Parisien, M-A., Parks, S.A., Krawchuk, M.A., Little, J.M., Flannigan, M.D., Gowman, L.M., and Moritz, M.A. 2014. An analysis of controls on fire activity in boreal Canada: comparing models built with different temporal resolutions. Ecological Applications 24:1341-1356. DOI: 10.1890/ 13- 1477.1. pdf

 

Scotto, M.G., Gouveia, S., Carvalho, A., Monteiro, A., Martins, V., Flannigan, M.D., San Miguel- Ayanz, J., Miranda, A.I., and Borrego, C. 2014. Area burned in Portugal over the last decades: an extreme value analysis. International Journal of Wildland Fire 23:812-824. DOI: 10.1071/ WF13104. pdf

 

Wang, X., Parisien, M-A., Flannigan, M.D., Parks, S.A., Anderson, K.R., Little, J.M., and Taylor, S.W. 2014. The potential and realized spread of wildfires across Canada. Global Change Biology 20:2518-2530. DOI: 10.1111/gcb.12590. pdf

 

2013

 

Brandt, J.P., Flannigan, M.D., Maynard, D., Thompson, I., and Volney, W.J.A. 2013. An introduction to Canada’s boreal zone: ecosystem processes, health, sustainability and environmental issues. Environmental Reviews 21:207-226. pdf

 

de Groot, W.J., Flannigan, M.D., and Cantin, A.S. 2013. Climate change impacts on future boreal fire regimes. Forest Ecology and Management 294:35-44. pdf

 

de Groot, W.J., Cantin, A.S., Flannigan, M.D., Soja, A.J., Gowman, L.M., and Newbery, A. 2013. A comparison of Canadian and Russian boreal forest fire regimes. Forest Ecology and Management 294:23-34. pdf

 

Flannigan, M.D., Cantin, A.S., de Groot, W.J., Wotton, M., Newbery, A., and Gowman, L.M. 2013. Global wildland fire season severity in the 21st.century. Forest Ecology and Management 294:54-61.pdf

 

Keane, R., Cary, G., Flannigan, M.D., Parsons, R., Davies, I., King, K., Li, C., Bradstock, R., and Gill, A.M. 2013. Exploring the role of fire, succession, climate, and weather on landscape dynamics using comparative modeling. Ecological Modelling 266:172-186. pdf

 

Price, D.T., Alfaro, R.I., Brown, K.J., Flannigan, M.D., Fleming, R.A., Hogg, E.H., Girardin, M-P., Lakusta, T., Johnston, M., McKenney, D.W., Pedlar, J., Stratton, T., Sturrock, R., Thompson, I., Trofymow, J.A., and Venier, L.A. 2013. Anticipating the consequences of climate change for Canada’s boreal forest ecosystems. Environmental Reviews 21:322-365. link

 

2012

 

Waddington, J.M., Thompson, D.K., Wotton, M., Quinton, W.L., Flannigan, M.D., Benscoter, B.W., Baisley, S.A., and Turetsky, M.R. 2012. Examining the utility of the Canadian Forest Fire Weather Index System in boreal peatlands. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 42:47-58. pdf

 

2011

 

Benscoter, B.W., Thompson, D.K., Waddington, J.M., Flannigan, M.D., Wotton, B.M., de Groot, W.J., and Turetsky, M.R. 2011. Interactive effects of vegetation, soil moisture and bulk density on depth of burning of thick organic soils. International Journal of Wildland Fire 20:418-429. pdf

 

Beverly, J.L., Flannigan, M.D., Stocks, B.J., and Bothwell, P. 2011. The association between Northern Hemisphere climate patterns and interannual variability in Canadian wildfire activity. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 41:2193-2201. pdf

 

Carvalho, A., Monteiro, A., Flannigan, M.D., Solman, S., Miranda, A.I., and Borrego, C. 2011. Forest fires in a changing climate and their impacts on air quality. Atmosphere Environment 45:5545-5553. pdf

 

Parisien, M-A., Parks, S.A., Krawchuk, M.A., Flannigan, M.D., Bowman, L.M., and Moritz, M.A. 2011. Scale-dependent controls on the area burned in the boreal forest of Canada, 1980-2005. Ecological Applications 21:789-805. pdf

 

Shabbar, A., Skinner, W., and Flannigan, M.D. 2011. Prediction of seasonal forest fire severity in Canada from large-scale climate patterns. Journal of Applied Meteorology and Climatology 50:785-799. pdf

 

2010

 

Drobyshev, I., Flannigan, M.D., Bergeron Y., Girardin, M-P., and Suran, B. 2010. Variation in local weather explains differences in fire regimes within a Quebec south-eastern boreal forest landscape. International Journal of Wildland Fire 19:1073-1082. pdf

 

Meyn, A., Taylor, S.W., Flannigan, M.D., Thonicke, K., and Cramer, W. 2010. Relationship between fire, climate oscillations, and drought in British Columbia, Canada, 1920-2000. Global Change Biology 16:977-989. Doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2486.2009.02061.x. pdf

 

Wang, Y., Flannigan, M.D., and Anderson, K. 2010. Correlations between forest fires in British Columbia, Canada, and sea surface temperature of the Pacific Ocean. Ecological Modelling. 221:112-129. pdf

 

Wotton, B.M., Nock, C.A., and Flannigan, M.D. 2010. Forest fire occurrence and climate change in Canada. International Journal of Wildland Fire 19:253-271. pdf

 

Carvalho, A., Flannigan, M.D., Logan, K.A., Gowman, L.M., Miranda, A.I. and C. Borrego. (2010). The impact of spatial resolution on area burned and fire occurrence projections in Portugal under climate change. Climatic Change, 98, 177-197. DOI: 10.1007/s10584-009-9667-2. pdf
 

2009

 

Le Goff, H., Flannigan, M., and Bergeron, Y. (2009). Potential changes in monthly fire risk in the eastern Canadian boreal forest under future climate change. Canadian Journal of Forest Research, 39, 2369-2380. DOI: 10.1139/X09-153. pdf
 

Flannigan, M.D., Krawchuk, M.A., de Groot, W.J., Wotton, B.M. and Gowman, L.M. (2009). Implications of changing climate for global wildland fire. International Journal of Wildland Fire,18, 483-507. pdf
 

Jiang, Y., Zhuang, Q., Flannigan, M. and J. Little (2009). Characterization of wildfire regimes in Canadian boreal terrestrial ecosystems. International Journal of Wildland Fire, 18, 992-1002. DOI: 10.1079/WF08096. pdf
 

Spracklen, D.V., Mickley, L.J., Logan, J.A., Hudman, R.C., Yevich, R., Flannigan, M.D. and Westerling, A.L. (2009). Impacts of climate change from 2000 to 2050 on wildfire activity and carbonaceous aerosol concentrations in the western United States. Journal of Geophysical Research, 114, D20301, DOI:10.1029/2008JD010966. pdf
 

Flannigan, M.D., Stocks, B.J., Turetsky, M.R. and Wotton, B.M. (2009). Impact of climate change on fire activity and fire management in the circumboreal forest. Global Change Biology, 15: 549-560. DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2486.2008.01660.x.  pdf
 

Balshi, M.S., McGuire, A.D., Duffy, P., Flannigan, M., Kicklighter, D.W., and Melillo, J. (2009). Vulnerability of carbon storage in North American boreal forests to wildfires during the 21st Century. Global Change Biology. 15, 1491-1510. DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2486.2009.01877.x. pdf
 

Amiro, B.D., Cantin, A., Flannigan, M.D. and de Groot, W. (2009). Future Emissions from Canadian Boreal Forest Fires. Canadian Journal of Forest Research, 39, 383-395. DOI: 10.1139/X08-154. pdf
 

Drever, C.R., Bergeron Y., Drever, M.C., Flannigan, M., Logan,T. and Messier, C. (2009). Effects of climate on occurrence and size of large fires in a northern hardwood landscape: historical trends, future predictions, and implications for climate change in Témiscamingue, Québec. Applied Vegetation Science,12, 261-272. DOI: 10.1111/j.1654-109X.2009.01035.x. pdf
 

Cary, G., Flannigan, M., Keane, R., Bradstock, R., Davies, I., Li, C., Lenihan, J., Logan, K., and Parsons, R. (2009). Relative importance of fuel management, ignition management and weather for area burned: Evidence from five landscape-fire-succession models. International Journal of Wildland Fire, 18,147-156,DOI: 10.1071/WF07085. pdf

 

Book Chapters

2014

 

de Groot, W.J., Wotton, B.M. and Flannigan, M.D. 2014. Wildland Fire Danger Rating and Early Warning Systems. Wildfire, Hazards, Risks, and Disasters. D. Paton. Elsevier. pp. 207-228.

 

Paton, D., Buergelt, P.T., and Flannigan, M.D. 2014. Ensuring that we can see the wood and the Trees: Growing the Capacity for Ecological Wildfire Risk Management. Wildfire, Hazards, Risks, and Disasters. D. Paton. Elsevier. pp. 247-262.

 

de Groot, W.J. and Flannigan, M.D. 2014. Climate change and early warning systems for wildland fire. Chapter 7. Reducing Disaster: Early Warning Systems and Climate Change. Edited by Z. Zommers and A. Singh. Springer. pp. 127-151.

 

2013

 

Stocks, B.J. and Flannigan, M.D. 2013. Current fire regimes, impacts and likely changes: Past, Current and Future Boreal Fire Activity in Canada. Chapter 4. Vegetation Fires and Climate Change. Edited By J.G. Goldammer. Kessel Publishing House pp. 39-50.

 

Flannigan, M.D., Gowman, L.M., Wotton, B.M. Krawchuk, M.A., de Groot, W.J. and Stocks, B.J. 2013. Modelling future wildland fire in the Circumboreal. Chapter 15. Vegetation Fires and Climate Change. Edited By J.G. Goldammer. Kessel Publishing House pp. 209-224.

 

2011

 

Keane, R.E., G. Cary, and M. Flannigan. 2011. Challenges and needs in fire management: A landscape simulation modeling perspective. Book Chapter. Pages 77-89 In: Li, Chao, R Lafortezza, and J. Chen (editors) Landscape ecology in forest management and conservation: Challenges and solutions for global change. Springer, Higher Education Press, Beijing, China ISBN: 978-7-04-029136-0

 

2009

 

Le Goff, H., Flannigan, M., Bergeron, Y., Leduc, A., Gauthier. S. and K. Logan. 2009. Management solutions to face climate change, the example of forest fires. In Ecosystem Management in the boreal forest, S. Gauthier, M-A Vaillancourt, A. Leduc, L. De Grandpré, D. Kneeshaw, H. Morin, P. Drapeau and Y. Bergeron (Eds). Presses de l'Université du Québec, pp.103-127.

 

Girardin, M., Flannigan, M., Tardif, J. and Y. Bergeron. 2009. Climate, weather and forest fire. In, Ecosystem Management in the boreal forest, S. Gauthier, M-A Vaillancourt, A. Leduc, L. De Grandpré, D. Kneeshaw, H. Morin, P. Drapeau and Y. Bergeron (Eds). Presses de l'Université du Québec, pp. 79-102.

Reports

2010

Krezek-Hanes, C.C., Flannigan, M.D. and Cantin A. 2010.  Trends in large fires in Canada, 1959-2007. Canadian biodiversity: ecosystem status and trends 2010. Technical Thematic Report. No. 6. pdf

Theses

2019

Whitman, E. 2019. Burn severity and fire history in the northwestern Canadian boreal forest: drivers and ecological outcomes. PhD thesis. University of Alberta. link 

Koroscil, S. 2019. The influences of fuel moisture and diameter on pyrogenic carbon production in fine woody debris from three boreal tree species under simulated surface fire conditions. link

Dawe, D. 2019. Post-fire regeneration of endangered limber pine (Pinus flexilis) at the northern extent of its range. MSc thesis. University of Alberta. link 

2018

Drummond Salvador, L. 2018. Fire and whitebark pine recovery strategies: drivers of post-fire natural regeneration. MSc thesis. University of Alberta. link

2017

Robinne, F-N. 2017. More people, more fire, less water: exploring wildfire risks to water security in a changing world. University of Alberta. 201 pp. pdf

Gibson, C. 2017. Long term effects of wildfire on permafrost stability and carbon cycling in northern peatlands. University of Alberta. 109 pp. pdf 

 

Cai, X. 2017. Improved forest fire danger rating using regression kriging with the Canadian Precipitation (CaPA) system in Alberta. University of Alberta. 101 pp. pdf

 

Barnes, D. 2017. Fuel moisture changes from sprinkler-watering treatments in interior Alaska boreal forests. University of Alberta. 111 99. pdf

 

Stockdale, C. 2017. A century of landscape change in the southern Rocky Mountains and Foothills of Alberta: Using historical photography to quantify ecological change. University of Alberta. 210 pp. pdf

2016

Johnston, L. 2016. Mapping Canadian wildland fire interface area. University of Alberta. 171 pp. pdf

 

Morrison, K. 2016. Factors that influence daily human-caused forest fires in Alberta. University of Alberta. 120 pp. pdf

 

Melnik, O. 2016. A proposed experimental methodology for assessing the effects of biophysical properties and energy content on live fuel flammability. University of Alberta. 197 pp. pdf

 

Rogeau M-P. 2016. Fire regimes of Southern Alberta, Canada. University of Alberta. 176 pp. pdf 

 

Fleming, T. 2016. Water-level change in boreal lakes as an indicator of area burned and number of ignitions in the Canadian prairie provinces. University of Alberta. 66 pp. pdf

 

Sharpe, M. 2016. Investigating fire as a silvicultural tool for regeneration of mountain pine beetle-killed serotinous pine of northern Alberta. University of Alberta. 103 pp. pdf

 

2015

Moore, B. 2015. Increasing wildfire growth modelling decision support using ensemble weather forecasts over the province of Alberta, Canada. University of Alberta. 125 pp. pdf 

 

2014

Schiks, T. 2014. Fuel moisture and sustained flaming in masticated fuelbeds. University of Toronto. 103 pp. pdf 

 

Blouin, K. 2014. Lightning prediction models for the province of Alberta, Canada. University of Alberta. 132 pp. pdf 

 

2013

Chen, Y. 2013. Retrieving surface peat moisture in an Albertan bog with Radarsat-2. University of Alberta. 85 pp. pdf 

 

Hwang, H. 2013. Using fire to trigger cone opening in aerial seedbanks in healthy or recently dead jack pine stands. University of Alberta. 70 pp. pdf 

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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