Cochrane, Mark A.

Tropical Fire Ecology

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Table of contents

1. Fire in the tropics
Mark A. Cochrane

2. Fire and fire ecology: Concepts and principles
Mark A. Cochrane, Kevin C. Ryan

Part I. Global overview of fire in the tropics

3. Overview: Global fire regime conditions, threats, and opportunities for fire management in the tropics
Ayn Shlisky, Ane A. C. Alencar, María Manta Nolasco, Lisa M. Curran

Part II. Fire in the Australian tropics

4. Fire-driven land cover change in Australia and W.D. Jackson’s theory of the fire ecology of southwest Tasmania
David M. J. S. Bowman, Sam W. Wood

5. Fires in Australia’s tropical savannas: Interactions with biodiversity, global warming, and exotic biota
A. Malcolm Gill, Richard J. Williams, John C. Z. Woinarski

6. Aboriginal fire use in Australian tropical savannas: Ecological effects and management lessons
Tom Vigilante, Tom Vigilante, Brett P. Murphy, David M. J. S. Bowman

Part III. Fire in the African tropics

7. Fire ecology and fire politics in Mali and Madagascar
Christian A. Kull, Paul Laris

8. Climate change and wildland fires in Mozambique
Anja A. Hoffmann, Jo-Ellen Parry, Carla Cristina Dinis Cuambe, Dominick Kwesha, Washington Zhakata

Part IV. Fire in the Asian tropics

9. Tropical peatland fires in Southeast Asia
Susan Page, Agata Hoscilo, Andreas Langner, Kevin Tansey, Florian Siegert, Suwido Limin, Jack Rieley

10. Fire ecology and management of seasonal evergreen forests in mainland Southeast Asia
Laura A. Johnson, Philip Dearden

11. Fire behavior and fire effects across the forest landscape of continental Southeast Asia
Patrick J. Baker, Sarayudh Bunyavejchewin

12. Forest fire regimes and their ecological effects in seasonally dry tropical ecosystems in the Western Ghats, India
Narendran Kodandapani, Mark A. Cochrane, R. Sukumar

13. Fire and land use effects on biodiversity in the southern Sumatran wetlands
Unna Chokkalingam, Iwan Kurniawan, Suyanto, Rizki Pandu Permana, Meilanie Buitenzorgy, Robiyanto Hendro Susanto

Part V. Fire in the South American tropics

14. Fire, land use, land cover dynamics, and climate change in the Brazilian Amazon
Mark A. Cochrane

15. Fires in the cerrado, the Brazilian savanna
Heloisa Sinátora Miranda, Margarete Naomi Sato, Walter Nascimento Neto, Felipe Salvo Aires

16. The role of fire in the vegetation dynamics of upland savannas of the Venezuelan Guayana
Bibiana Bilbao, Alejandra Leal, Carlos Méndez, Maria Dolores Delgado-Cartay

17. Pattern and process: Fire-initiated grass invasion at Amazon transitional forest edges
Jennifer K. Balch, Daniel C. Nepstad, Lisa M. Curran

Part VI. Fire in the Central American tropics

18. Fire in the páramo ecosystems of Central and South America
Sally P. Horn, Maarten Kappelle

Part VII. Pan-tropical fire

19. The consequences of fire for the fauna of humid tropical forests
Jos Barlow, Juliana M. Silveira

20. Fire in tropical pine ecosystems
Ronald L. Myers, Dante Arturo Rodríguez-Trejo

21. Changing fire regimes in tropical montane cloud forests: a global synthesis
Heidi Asbjornsen, Bart Wickel

Keywords: Life Sciences, Conservation Biology/Ecology, Climate Change, Nature Conservation, Meteorology/Climatology

Publication year
Springer Praxis Books
Page amount
717 pages
Natural Sciences

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