Because this long-term ecosystem productivity (LTEP) research is being funded by public agencies, we provide initial results in the spirit of open discovery and rapid disclosure.Findings reported here should be considered interim, pending further analysis and peer review. Please do not cite.
Simplistic rules sometimes belie inherent ecosystem complexity.
Past management changed how the Biscuit Fire
Tree mortality and fire temper-atures are significantly related.
Past management changed how fire affected species composition.
Added woody debris did not signif- icantly affect fire
Unburned controls change how fire effects are interpreted.
The fire effects on some soils were extreme.
Rain-driven erosion was large but locally constrained.
Introduction and Background
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