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Dr. Grant Williamson
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Editor-in-Chief
School of Biological Sciences, University of Tasmania, Private Bag 55, Hobart, TAS 7001, Australia
Interests: air quality and smoke management; GIS; remote sensing; fire ecology; landscape ecology; fire modelling; smoke transport modelling; forests; climate change; emission factors
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Prof. Dr. Ali Cemal Benim
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Section Editor-in-Chief
Center of Flow Simulation (CFS), Department of Mechanical and Process Engineering, Duesseldorf University of Applied Sciences, Muensterstr, D-40476 Duesseldorf, Germany
Interests: computational fluid dynamics; combustion; heat and mass transfer
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Dr. Christine Eriksen *
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Section Editor-in-Chief
Center for Security Studies (CSS), ETH Zürich, Haldeneggsteig 4, 8092 Zürich, Switzerland
Interests: wildfire social science; social vulnerability; societal coping capacity; disaster risk reduction; social dimensions of climate and land-use changes
* Associate Editor
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Prof. Dr. Tiago Miguel Ferreira
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Section Editor-in-Chief
Department of Geography and Environmental Management, University of the West of England-UWE Bristol, Frenchay Campus, Bristol BS16 1QY, UK
Interests: multi-hazard risk analysis; risk and vulnerability reduction; seismic vulnerability; seismic rehabilitation and retrofit; urban resilience; disaster response and reconstruction; geographic information systems
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Dr. Natasha Ribeiro
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Section Editor-in-Chief
1. Department of Environmental Sciences, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA 22904, USA
2. Department of Forest Engineering, Faculty of Agronomy and Forest Engineering, Universidade Eduardo Mondlane, Avenida Julius Nyerere, Street. nr. 3453, Maputo, Mozambique
Interests: conservation and forest restoration; fire ecology; evaluation and environmental impact assessments; forest biomass and carbon sequestration; remote sensing
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Prof. Dr. Alistair M. S. Smith *
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Section Editor-in-Chief
Dr. Julie C. Aleman
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Associate Editor
Département de Géographie, Université de Montréal, Montréal, QC H3C 3J7, Canada
Interests: grassland and savanna ecology and conservation; tropical ecology and biogeography (savanna and forest distribution); spatial and temporal ecology; fire and disturbance ecology; climate and land-use changes
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Dr. Dennis R. Becker
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Associate Editor
Department of Natural Resources and Society, University of Idaho, 875 Perimeter Drive, MS 1134 Moscow, ID 83844-1134, USA
Interests: fire policy; community planning; social impacts of fire; economics
Dr. Tucker J. Furniss *
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Associate Editor
Quinney College of Natural Resources, Utah State University, 5230 Old Main Hill, Logan, UT 84322, USA
Interests: landscape ecology; fire; temperate forests; tree mortality; spatial patterns
* Section 'Fire Science Models, Remote Sensing, and Data'
Dr. Erin Hanan
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Associate Editor
Department of Natural Resources & Environmental Sciences, University of Nevada, Reno, Reno, NV 89557, USA
Interests: biogeochemistry; ecology; disturbance; ecohydrology
Dr. Grant Harley
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Associate Editor
Department of Geography, University of Idaho, Moscow, ID 83844, USA
Interests: dendrochronology; paleoclimatology; climate change; wildfire; drought; cave and karst environments
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Dr. Chad M. Hoffman
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Associate Editor
Department of Forest & Rangeland Stewardship, Colorado State University, 1472 Campus Delivery, Fort Collins, CO 80523, USA
Interests: wildland fire science; fire behavior modeling and simulation; fuel dynamics; fuel management; forest restoration; fire ecology; disturbance ecology
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Dr. Daniel Johnson
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Associate Editor
Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, USA
Interests: climate change; drought; photosynthesis; transpiration; cavitation; embolism; stomata and water relations
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Dr. William M. Jolly
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Associate Editor
USFS, RMRS, Missoula Fire Sciences Laboratory, 5775 Hwy 10 W, Missoula, MT 59808, USA
Interests: wildland fire behavior; fuel moisture; fuel chemistry; live fuels; fire danger; ecophysiology
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Dr. Edivaldo Lopes Thomaz
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Associate Editor
Department of Geography, Soil Erosion Laboratory, Universidade Estadual do Centro-Oeste-UNICENTRO, St. Simeão Camargo Varela de Sá, 03-Mailbox, 3010, 85.040-430 Guarapuava, Paraná, Brazil
Interests: experimental geomorphology; fire effects on soil properties and superficial processes, soil erosion; soil erodibility; aggregate stability and slash-and-burn agricultural system
Dr. James A. Lutz
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Associate Editor
S. J. & Jessie E. Quinney College of Natural Resources, Utah State University, 5230 Old Main Hill, Logan, UT 84322-5230, USA
Interests: forest ecology; community ecology; fire ecology; biogeography; climate change
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Dr. Daniel G. Neary
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Associate Editor
Rocky Mountain Research Station, USDA Forest Service, Washington, DC 20227, USA
Interests: watershed hydrology; water resources management; forest hydrology
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Dr. George P. Petropoulos
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Associate Editor
Department of Geography and Earth Sciences, University of Aberystwyth, Old College, King Street Llandinam Building, Room H4 Aberystwyth, Ceredigion SY23 3DB, UK
Interests: earth observation; GIS; multi- and hyper- spectral remote sensing; land use/cover mapping; change detection; natural hazards; fires; floods; land surface interactions; evapotranspiration; soil moisture; land surface temperature; land biosphere modelling; Soil Vegetation Atmosphere Transfer (SVAT) models; EO algorithms benchmarking; sensitivity analysis
Dr. Lynda Prior
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Associate Editor
School of Natural Sciences, University of Tasmania, Private Bag 55, Hobart, TAS 7001, Australia
Interests: forest ecology; tree growth; savanna ecology
Dr. Stephen L. Quarles
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Associate Editor
Wildfire and Durability, South Carolina Wind and Hail Underwriting Association Senior Fellow, Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety, 5335 Richburg Road, Richburg, SC 29729, USA
Interests: hurricane and high wind building durability and fire protection
Dr. Amanda Stasiewicz
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Associate Editor
Department of Environmental Studies and Wildfire Interdisciplinary Research Center, San Jose State University,1 Washington Sq, San Jose, CA 95192, USA
Interests: human dimensions of wildfire; wildfire policy; conflict and collaboration around wildfire risk management; wildfire social science
Dr. Eva K. Strand
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Associate Editor
Department of Forest, Rangeland, and Fire Sciences, University of Idaho, 875 Perimeter Drive MS 1133, Moscow, ID 83844-1133, USA
Interests: landscape ecology; geospatial analysis; plant community ecology; fire ecology; landscape dynamics; ecosystem processes
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Dr. Daniela Stroppiana
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Associate Editor
Institute for Electromagnetic Sensing of the Environment, Italian National Research Council, (IREA-CNR), 7-00185 Roma, Italy
Interests: burned area mapping; multi-spectral image processing; time series analysis; assessment of fire impacts
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Dr. Alan F. Talhelm
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Associate Editor
Climate Investments Assessment Section, El Monte, CA 91731, USA.
Interests: forest ecology; ecosystem science; biosphere-atmosphere interactions; plant physiology; biogeochemistry; global change biology
Dr. Wade T. Tinkham
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Associate Editor
Department of Forest and Rangeland Stewardship, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO 80523, USA
Interests: biometry; sampling; monitoring; fuel characterization; forest stand dynamics
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Dr. Wojciech Węgrzyński
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Associate Editor
Fire Research Department, Instytut Techniki Budowlanej, Filtrowa 1 St., Warsaw 00-611, Poland
Interests: smoke management; wind and fire coupled modeling; CFD modeling; building fires; visibility in smoke; smart systems in fire safety; smoke dispersion in the urban environment
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Dr. John Abatzoglou
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Department of Geography, University of Idaho, 875 Perimeter Drive MS 3021, Moscow ID, 83844-3021, USA
Interests: climatology and meteorology; climate change; mountain environments
Dr. Martin E. Alexander
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Wild Rose Fire Behaviour, 180 – 50434 Range Road 232, Leduc County, AB T4X 0L1, Canada
Interests: crown fires; cultural history of wildland fire; field-based experimental fires; fire behaviour; fire danger rating; firefighter safety; fuel management; public safety; technology transfer; wildfire case studies; extreme fire behaviour; grassfires
Dr. Sofia Bajocco
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Council for Agricultural Research and Economics (CREA), Research Centre for Engineering and Agro-Food Processing (CREA-IT), 00186 Rome, Italy
Interests: vegetation phenology dynamics; landscape disturbance; fire spatio-temporal behavior; land cover change processes; remotely sensed data analysis; geoprocessing techniques; multivariate statistical methods
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Dr. Jennifer K. Balch
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Department of Geography, University of Colorado-Boulder,Guggenheim 110, 260 UCB, Boulder, CO 80309, USA
Interests: fire ecology; land use/landcover change; global change ecology; tropical forest ecology
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