Assessment of relationships between forest age and fire severity
Type of Study:
Correlational study based on contrasts between stand age, logging history and fire severity
Young logged and regenerated forests are significantly more likely to be subject to high-severity crown-scorching fire
Central Highlands of Victoria
Mountain Ash forests of the Central Highlands of Victoria
Taylor, C., M. A. McCarthy, and D. B. Lindenmayer. 2014. Nonlinear effects of stand age on fire severity. Conservation Letters 7:355-370.