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Title: Landscape-wildfire interactions in southern Europe: implications for landscape management
Authors: Moreira, Francisco
Viedma, Olga
Arianoutsou, Margarita
Curt, Thomas
Koutsias, Nikos
Rigolot, Eric
Barbati, Anna
Corona, Piermaria
Vaz, Pedro
Xanthopoulos, Gavriil
Mouillot, Florent
Bilgili, Ertugrul
Keywords: Fire hazard
Landscape changes
Land use/land cover changes
Land management
Mediterranean Fire regime
Climate change
Issue Date: 2011
Publisher: Elsevier
Citation: Moreira, F. et al. 2011. Landscape-wildfire interactions in southern Europe: implications for landscape management. "Journal of Environmental Management" 92 : 2389-2402
Abstract: Every year approximately half a million hectares of land are burned by wildfires in southern Europe, causing large ecological and socio-economic impacts. Climate and land use changes in the last decades have increased fire risk and danger. In this paper we review the available scientific knowledge on the relationships between landscape and wildfires in the Mediterranean region, with a focus on its application for defining landscape management guidelines and policies that could be adopted in
Description: L'articolo è disponibile sul sito dell'editore www.elsevier.com
DOI: 10.1016/j.jenvman.2011.06.028
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2067/2348
ISSN: 0301-4907
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