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Editors (24)

Dr. Alistair M. S. Smith
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Editor-in-Chief
Department of Forest, Rangeland and Fire Sciences, University of Idaho, Moscow, ID 83843, USA
Interests: wildfire; remote sensing; vegetation mortality and productivity
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Dr. Christine Eriksen
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Associate Editor
Center for Security Studies (CSS), ETH Zürich, Haldeneggsteig 4, 8092 Zürich, Switzerland
Interests: Social, cultural and political dimensions of disasters; Gendered dimensions of disaster management and coping capacity; Trauma, self-care, and ethics; Resilience and vulnerability driven by faith – sacred and secular; Indigenous and local environmental knowledge and land stewardship
Dr. Catrin Edgeley

Associate Editor
School of Forestry, Northern Arizona University, PO Box 15018, Flagstaff, AZ, 86011, USA
Interests: Human dimensions of wildfire; Forest management and policy; Risk and environmental hazards; Social science research methods
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
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 modelling; CFD modelling; building fires; visibility in smoke; smart systems in fire safety; smoke dispersion in the urban environment
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: monitoring natural ecosystems with Earth observation data; mapping fires and burned areas; fire severity; integration of optical and SAR data for fire monitoring; time series analysis; processing and classification of multi-spectral UAV data; methods and protocols for validation thematic products
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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. Sylvie Gauthier
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Associate Editor
Research Scientist, Forest and Fire Ecology, Laurentian Forestry Centre, 1055 Du P.E.P.S. Street, P.O. Box 10380, Québec, QC G1V 4C7, Canada
Interests: fire ecology; fire management; forest ecology; forest management; climate change; boreal forest
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Dr. Caroline Lehmann
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Associate Editor
School of GeoSciences, University of Edinburgh, Alexander Crum Brown Road, Edinburgh EH9 3FF, UK
Interests: tropical ecology; savanna; biogeography; grasslands
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. Susan Prichard
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Associate Editor
Research Scientist, School of Environmental and Forest Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195-2100, USA
Interests: effects of fire and other disturbances on vegetation and carbon dynamics; climate change; wildland fire management; dry forest restoration; and landscape fuel treatment options to mitigate wildfire effects
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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, Idaho 83844-1133, USA
Interests: landscape ecology; geospatial analysis; plant community ecology; fire ecology; landscape dynamics; ecosystem processes
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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. 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, Postal Code 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. Craig B. Clements
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Associate Editor
Fire Weather Research Laboratory, Department of Meteorology and Climate Science, San José State University, San José, CA 95192, USA
Interests: wildfire micrometeorology; fire-atmosphere interactions; extreme fire behavior; field experiments and experimental design; mountain meteorology
Dr. Dan Neary
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Associate Editor
USDA Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station, 2500 South Pine Knoll Drive, Flagstaff, AZ 86001, USA
Interests: prescribed fire and wildfire; fire severity; post-fire erosion and flooding; BAER; watershed impacts of fire; effects of fire on soils
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Dr. Alan F. Talhelm

Associate Editor
Air Pollution Specialist, Climate Investments Assessment Section, Transportation & Toxics Division, California Air Resources Board, Sacramento, CA 95812, USA
Interests: forest ecology; ecosystem science; biosphere-atmosphere interactions; plant physiology; biogeochemistry; global change biology
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. Stephen L. Quarles
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Associate Editor
Chief Scientist for 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. 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. 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
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. 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. Chad M. Hoffman
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Associate Editor
Department of Forest and Rangeland Stewardship, Colorado State University, 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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Editorial Board Members (49)

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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Proprietor, 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
Dr. Dolors Armenteras
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Laboratorio de Ecología del Paisaje y Modelación de Ecosistemas ECOLMOD, Departamento de Biología, Facultad de Ciencias, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogotá, Colombia
Interests: Conservation Biology; Landscape Ecology; Biodiversity; Fire ecology; Deforestation
Dr. Sofia Bajocco
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Council for Agricultural Research and Economics (CREA), Research Centre for Agriculture and Environment, Rome 00186, 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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Director of Earth Lab & Assistant Professor, 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
Dr. Luigi Boschetti
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Department of Natural Resources and Society, University of Idaho, Moscow, ID 83844, USA
Interests: Global Biomass; Burning Remote Sensing of Fire; Forest Monitoring
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Prof. David Bowman
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Professor of Environmental Change Biology, School of Biological Sciences, The University of Tasmania, Private Bag 55, Hobart TAS 7001, Australia
Interests: fire ecology; pyrogeography; human fire use; landscape ecology; biogeography; wildlife management; fire and soils; vegetation dynamics; flammability; smoke health effects; fire management policy
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Special Issue in Fire: Bushfire in Tasmania
Dr. Pietro A. Brivio
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Institute for Electromagnetic Sensing of the Environment, National Research Council (IREA-CNR), Via Bassini 15, I-20133 Milano, Italy
Interests: remote sensing of natural resources and disturbances; forest fires and burned area mapping; biomass burning emissions; land cover mapping and validation methods
Prof. Khaled Chetehouna
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INSA Centre Val de Loire, University of Orléans, PRISME EA 4229, 18020, Bourges, France
Interests: fire safety; combustion; pyrolysis; porous media
Prof. Emilio Chuvieco
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Department of Geology, Geography and the Environment, University of Alcala, Colegios 2, 28801 Alcalá de Henares, Spain
Interests: Satellite Earth Observation; Geographic Information Systems; burned area mapping; fire risk assessment; fuel type mapping
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