• Giant Sequoia Trees

    Sequoia & Kings Canyon

    National Parks California

Fire Bibliography-Technical Literature from the 1980s

1980

  • The Giant Sequoia-Mixed Conifer Forest Community Characterization Through Pattern Analysis as a Mosaic of Aggregations. Bonnicksen, T.M. and E.C. Stone. 1980/1981. Forest Ecology and Management, 3:307-328.
  • Response of Oaks to Fire. T.R. Plumb. 1980. pp. 202-215. In: T.R. Plumb (tech. Coord.). Proceedings of the Symposium on the: Ecology, Management, and Utilization of California Oaks, June 26-28, 1979, Claremont, California. USDA, For. Serv. Gen. Tech. Rep. PSW-44. 368 pp.
  • Scientific Research in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks: an Annotated Bibliography. D.J. Parsons and V.V. King. 1980. Sequoia Natural History Association, Three Rivers, CA 93271, April 1980, 70 pp. (contains a section with references on "fire ecology").
  • Nutrient changes in two chaparral shrubs along a fire-induced age gradient. P.W. Rundel and D.J. Parsons. 1980. Amer. J. Bot. 67:51-58.
  • Proceedings: 2nd Conference on Scientific Research in the National Parks: Proceedings of the Symposium, 26-30 November 1979; San Francisco, CA. Vol. 10. (-1980-WR-200)
  • Natural fire in the Sierra Nevada. J.M. Greenlee, E.V. Villeponteaux, E.A. Sheekey. 1980. In: 2nd Conference on Scientific Research in the National Parks: Proceedings of the Symposium, 26-30 November 1979; San Francisco, CA. 10:293-312.
  • The Yosemite and Sequoia-Kings Canyon Prescribed Natural Fire Programs, 1968-1978. S.J. Botti and T. Nichols. 1980. In: 2nd Conference on Scientific Research in the National Parks: Proceedings of the Symposium, 26-30 November 1979; San Francisco, CA. 10:46-63.
  • Establishment of vegetation following fire in a subalpine meadow of the southern Sierra Nevada: one year post burn. S.H. DeBenedetti. 1980. In: 2nd Conference on Scientific Research in the National Parks: Proceedings of the Symposium, 26-30 November 1979; San Francisco, CA. 10:325-336.
  • Fuel dynamics in two natural fires in Sequoia-Kings Canyon National Parks. P.N. Omi. 1980. In: 2nd Conference on Scientific Research in the National Parks: Proceedings of the Symposium, 26-30 November 1979; San Francisco, CA. 10:337-345.
  • Fire History in the Foothill Zone of Sequoia National Park . D.J. Parsons and R. P. Hedlund. 1980. In: Second Conference on Scientific Research in the National Parks, Nov. 26-30, 1979, San Francisco, CA. 10:104-118.
  • The Role of Shrub Structure and Chemistry in the Flammability of Chaparral Shrubs. P.W. Rundel, D.J. Parsons and G.A. Baker. 1980. In: Second Conference on Scientific Research in the National Parks, Nov. 26-30, 1979, San Francisco, CA. 10:248-260.
  • Reconstructing presettlement forests in National Parks: a new approach. T.M. Bonnckson and E.C. Stone. 1980. In: Second Conference on Scientific Research in the National Parks, Nov. 26-30, 1979, San Francisco, CA. 10:78-103.

1981

  • Fire Regimes and Ecosystem Properties: Proceedings of the Conference. H.A. Mooney, T.M. Bonnicksen, N.C. Christensen, J.E. Lotan, and W.E. Reimers (tech. coord.). 1981. Fire Regimes and Ecosystem Properties. USDA For. Service, GTR-WO-26. 594 pp.
  • Fire in Ecosystem Distribution and Structure: Western Forests and Shrublands. B.M. Kilgore. 1981. pp 58-89. In: H.A. Mooney, T.M. Bonnicksen, N.C. Christensen, J.E. Lotan, and W.E. Reimers (tech. coord.). Fire Regimes and Ecosystem Properties. USDA For. Service, GTR-WO-26. 594 pp.
  • The Role of Fire Management in Maintaining Natural Ecosystems. D.J. Parsons. 1981. pp. 469-488. In: H.A. Mooney , T.M. Bonnicksen, N.C. Christensen, J.E. Lotan, and W.E. Reimers (tech. coord.). Fire Regimes and Ecosystem Properties. USDA For. Service, GTR-WO-26. 594 pp.
  • Ecological Relationships of Quercus douglasii (Fagaceae) in the Foothill Zone of Sequoia National Park, California. G.A. Baker, P.W. Rundel, and D.J. Parsons. 1981. Madroño 28:1-12.
  • Fire in a subalpine meadow. D.J. Parsons. 1981. Fremontia 9:16-18.
  • The Ecological Effects of Fire on Stand Structure and Fuel Dynamics in Red Fir Forests of Mineral King, Sequoia National Park, California. D. Pitcher. M.S. Thesis, Univ. Calif. Berkeley, 168 pp.
  • Productivity and nutrient responses of Chamaebatia foliolosa (Rosaceae) to seasonal burning. P.W. Rundel, G.A. Baker, and D.J. Parsons. 1981. pp. 191-196. In: N. Margaris and H. Mooney (eds.) Components of Productivity of Mediterranean Climate Regions - Basic and Applies Aspects. W. Junk, The Hague.

1982

  • Fire Ecology: United States and Canada. H.A. Wright and A.W. Bailey. 1982. Wiley Interscience. 501 pp.
  • Reconstruction of a Presettlement Giant Sequoia-Mixed Conifer Forest Community Using the Aggregation Approach Bonnicksen, T.M. and E.C. Stone. 1982. Ecology 63:1134-1148.
  • Fire Management Programs in National Parks and Wilderness. B.M. Kilgore. 1982. pp. 61-91. In: J. Lotan ed. Fire:Its Field Effects: Proceedings of the Symposium; 20-22 October 1982; Jackson, WY. Missoula, MT: Intermountain Fire Council.
  • Impact of Prescribed Burning on Small Mammal Populations in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks, California. M. During. 1982. MS Thesis. Calif. State Univ., Fresno. 42 pp.
  • Proceedings of the Symposium on Dynamics and Management of Mediterranean-Type Ecosystems, June 22-26, 1981, San Diego, Calif. C.E. Conrad and W.C. Oechel (tech. coord.). 1982. USDA For. Serv. Gen. Tech. Rep. PSW-58, 637 pp.
  • Postfire Recovery of Chamise Chaparral in Sequoia National Park, California. G.A. Baker, R.W. Rundel, and D.J. Parsons. 1982. pp. 584-585. In: C.E. Conrad and W.C. Oechel (tech. coord.). Proceedings of the Symposium on Dynamics and Management of Mediterranean-Type Ecosystems, June 22-26, 1981, San Diego, Calif. USDA For. Serv. Gen. Tech. Rep. PSW-58, 637 pp.
  • Effects of Fire on Certain Physical Properties of Selected Chaparral Soils. D.M. Duriscoe and W.G. Wells. 1982. pp. 594. In: C.E. Conrad and W.C. Oechel (tech. coord.). Proceedings of the Symposium on Dynamics and Management of Mediterranean-Type Ecosystems, June 22-26, 1981, San Diego, Calif. USDA For. Serv. Gen. Tech. Rep. PSW-58, 637 pp.
  • Fire History of the Santa Monica Mountains. K.W. Raktke, A.M. Arndt and R.H. Wakimoto. 1982. pp 438-443. In: C.E. Conrad and W.C. Oechel. Proceedings of the Symposium on: Dynamics and Management of Mediterranean-Type Ecosystems, June 22-26, 1981, San Diego, California. USDA, For. Serv., Gen. Tech. Rep. PSW-58. 637 pp.
  • Fire Management and Vegetation Effects in Mediterranean-Type Ecosystems: A Summary and Synthesis. (Acrobat PDF 25kb) D.J. Parsons, 1982. pp. 472-474. In: C.E. Conrad and W.C. Oechel. Proceedings of the Symposium on: Dynamics and Management of Mediterranean-Type Ecosystems, June 22-26, 1981, San Diego, California. USDA, For. Serv. Gen. Tech. Rep. PSW-58. 637 pp.
  • Post-fire community structure of birds and rodents in southern California chaparral. Wirtz, W., II. 1982. pp 241-246. In: Conrad, C.; Oechel, W., eds. Dynamics and management of Mediterranean-type ecosystems. Gen. Tech. Rep. GTR-PSW-58. Forest Service, U.S.D.A.
  • Successional dynamics of chamise chaparral: the interface of basic research and management. P.W. Rundel. 1982. pp 86-90. In: Conrad, C.; Oechel, W., eds. Dynamics and management of Mediterranean-type ecosystems. Gen. Tech. Rep. GTR-PSW-58. Forest Service, U.S.D.A.
  • A foliage moisture sampling program for the foothill chaparral of Sequoia National Park. D.J. Parsons. 1982. Unpublished report NPS, Sequoia and Kings Canyon N.P. 13 pp.
  • Post-fire succession of white fir in the northern Sierra Nevada. S.G. Conrard and S.R. Radosevich. 1982. Madroño 29:42-56.

1983

  • Impact of fire on nutrient cycles in Mediterranean-type ecosystems with reference to chaparral. P.W. Rundel. 1983. pp. 192-207. In: F.J. Kruger, D.T. Mitchell, and J.U.M. Jarvis (eds.) Mediterranean-Type Ecosystems: The Role of Nutrients. Springer-Verlag, New York, NY.

1984

  • A Process Model of Fire Ecology and Succession in a Mixed-Conifer Forest. J.R. Kerscher and M.C. Axelrod. 1984. Ecology 65:1735-1742
  • Effects of Prescribed Fire on Annual Grasslands in Sequoia National Park. D.J. Parson and S. Debenedetti. 1984. Abstract Bulletin of the Ecological Society of America 65(2):258.
  • Post-fire uptake of nutrients by diverse ephemeral herbs in chamise chaparral. P.W. Rundel and D.J. Parsons. 1984. Oecologia 61:285-288.
  • Fire Management Plan. Sequoia and Kings Canyon N.P., NPS, Three Rivers, CA, 215 pp.
  • Population structure of Adenostoma fasiculatum in mature stands of chamise chaparral in the southern Sierra Nevada, California. T.J. Stohlgren, D.J. Parsons, and P.W. Rundel. 1984. Oecologia 64:87-91.

1985

  • Proceedings Symposium and Workshop on Wilderness Fire. 15-18 November 1983, Missoula, Montana. J.F. Lotan, B.M. Kilgore, W.C. Fischer, and R.F. Mutch, editors. 1985. USDA Forest Service General Technical Report INT-182.
  • Fire Suppression Effects on Fuels and Succession in Short-Fire Interval Wilderness Ecosystems. van Wagtendonk, J.W. 1985. pp. 119-126. In: J.F. Lotan, B.M. Kilgore, W.C. Fischer, and R.F. Mutch (editors). Proceedings Symposium and Workshop on Wilderness Fire. 15-18 November 1983, Missoula, Montana. USDA Forest Service General Technical Report INT-182. 434 pp.
  • Information Needs for Natural Fire Management Planning. (Acrobat PDF file - 44kb) D. Parsons, L. Bancroft, T. Nichols, and T. Stohlgren. 1985. pp. 356-359. In: J.F. Lotan, B.M. Kilgore, W.C. Fischer, and R.F. Mutch, editors. Proceedings Symposium and Workshop on Wilderness Fire. 15-18 November 1983, Missoula, Montana. USDA Forest Service General Technical Report INT-182.
  • What is 'Natural' in Wilderness Fire Management? B.M. Kilgore. 1985. pp. 57-67 In: J.F. Lotan, B.M. Kilgore, W.C. Fischer, and R.F. Mutch, editors. Proceedings Symposium and Workshop on Wilderness Fire. 15-18 November 1983, Missoula, Montana. USDA Forest Service General Technical Report INT-182.
  • Coevolution of National Park Service Fire Policy and the Role of National Parks. (Acrobat PDF file - 41kb) D.M. Graber. 1985. Pages 345-349. In: J.F. Lotan, B.M. Kilgore, W.C. Fischer, and R.F. Mutch, editors. Proceedings Symposium and Workshop on Wilderness Fire. 15-18 November 1983, Missoula, Montana. USDA Forest Service General Technical Report INT-182. 434 pp
  • General Patterns of Lightning Ignitions in Sequoia National Park, California. (Acrobat PDF file - 42kb) J.L. Vankat. 1985. pp. 408-411. In: J.F. Lotan, B.M. Kilgore, W.C. Fischer, and R.F. Mutch, editors. Proceedings Symposium and Workshop on Wilderness Fire. 15-18 November 1983, Missoula, Montana. USDA Forest Service General Technical Report INT-182. 434 pp
  • Evolution of the Natural Fire Program at Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks. (Acrobat PDF file - 39kb) W.L. Bancroft, H.T. Nichols, D.J. Parsons, D.G. Graber, Q.B. Evison, and J. van Wagtendonk. 1985. pp. 174-180 In: J.E. Lotan, B.M. Kilgore, W.C. Fischer, and R.W. Mutch (tech. coord.) Proceedings Symposium and Workshop on Wilderness Fire. 15-18 November 1983, Missoula, Montana. USDA Forest Service General Technical Report INT-182. 434 pp
  • Prescribed Fire Monitoring in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks. (Acrobat PDF file - 30kb) D.M. Ewell and N.T. Nichols. 1985. pp. 327-330. In: J.E. Lotan, B.M. Kilgore, W.C. Fischer, and R.W. Mutch (tech. coord.) Proceedings Symposium and Workshop on Wilderness Fire. 15-18 November 1983, Missoula, Montana. USDA Forest Service General Technical Report INT-182. 434 pp
  • Fire-Caused Mortality in Chamise Chaparral. T.J. Stohlgren. 1985. pp. 385-387. In: J.E. Lotan, B.M. Kilgore, W.C. Fischer, and R.W. Mutch (tech. coord.) Proceedings Symposium and Workshop on Wilderness Fire. 15-18 November 1983, Missoula, Montana. USDA Forest Service General Technical Report INT-182. 434 pp
  • Giant Sequoia Fire History. (Acrobat PDF file - 5kb) T. Warner. 1985. p. 415. In: J.E. Lotan, B.M. Kilgore, W.C. Fischer, and R.W. Mutch (tech. coord.) Proceedings Symposium and Workshop on Wilderness Fire. 15-18 November 1983, Missoula, Montana. USDA Forest Service General Technical Report INT-182. 434 pp
  • Ecological information necessary for park and wilderness fire management planning. T.M. Bonnickson. 1985. pp. 168-173. In: J.E. Lotan, B.M. Kilgore, W.C. Fischer, and R.W. Mutch (tech. coord.) Proceedings Symposium and Workshop on Wilderness Fire. 15-18 November 1983, Missoula, Montana. USDA Forest Service General Technical Report INT-182. 434 pp
  • Forest History of Sequoia Park - Feasibility Study. M.B. Davis. 1985. Report to NPS, Sequoia and Kings Canyon NP, June 26, 1985.
  • Post-fire demography of resprouting and seedling establishment by Adenostoma fasciculatum. P.W. Rundel, G.A. Baker, D.J. Parsons, and T.J. Stohlgrenn. 1985. In: F. Catarino (ed.) Plant Response to Stress - Functional Analysis in Mediterranean-ytpe Ecosystems. Springer-Verlag, New York, NY.
  • Restoring naturalness to national parks. T.M. Bonnickson and E.C. Stone. 1985. Envir. Manage. 9:479-486.
  • Evaluating the effects of air pollution and fire on tree growth by tree ring analysis. D.L. Peterson. 1985. pp 124-131. In: Proceedings - 8th Conference on Fire and Forest Meteorology. Soc. Amer. For.
  • Forest history of Sequoia National Park - feasibility study. M.B. Davis. 1985. Final contract to NPS, Sequoia and Kings Canyon N.P., 14 pp.

1986

  • Natural Fire Management in National Parks. Parsons, D. S., D. M. Graber, J. K. Agee, and S. W. van Wagtendonk. 1986. Environmental Management 10:21-24.
  • Management of Giant Sequoia in the National Parks of the Sierra Nevada, California. D.J. Parsons and H.T. Nichols. 1986. pp. 26-29. In: C. P. Weatherspoon, Y.R. Iwamoto, and D.D. Piirto (tech. coord.) Proceedings of the Workshop on Management of Giant Sequoia, May 24-25, 1985, Reedley, California USDA For. Serv. General Technical Report PSW-95.
  • Long Term Chaparral Research in Sequoia National Park. D.J. Parsons and T.J. Stohlgren. 1986. pp. 107-114. In: J.J. Devries(editor). Proceedings of the Chaparral Ecosystems Research Conference; 1985 May 16-17; Santa Barbara, California. Report Number 2. Davis, California, University of California.
  • The Role of Fire in the Yosemite Wilderness. J.W. van Wagtendonk. 1986. pp. 2-9 In: R.C. Lucas (ed.) Proceedings of the National Wilderness Research Conference: Current Research. USDA Forest Service, Intermountain Research Station, Ogden, UT. GTR-INT-212. 553 pp.
  • Persistence of Lodgepole Pine Forests in the Central Sierra Nevada. Parker, A. J. 1986. Ecology 67:1560-67.
  • Scientific Research in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks: an Annotated Bibliography, Updated: 1980-1986. D,J. Parsons and P.K. Haggerty. 1986. NPS, Western Regional Office, San Francisco, CA 94102, 51 pp.

1987

  • Fire History and Age Structure in Red Fir Forests of Sequoia National Park, California. D.C. Pitcher. 1987. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 17:582-587.
  • Issues Concerning Native American Use of Fire: A Literature Review. K. Roper-Wickstrom. 1987. Yosemite Research Center, Publications in Anthropology No. 6. 68 pp.
  • Coarse Woody Debris in Mixed Conifer Forests, Sequoia National Park. M.E. Harmon, K. Cromack jr, and G. Bradley Canadian Journal of Forest Research 17: 1265-1272
  • Chaparral Studies at Sequoia Provide Management Insights. D.J. Parsons. 1987. Park Science 7:23.
  • Visual Impacts of Prescribed Burning on Mixed Conifer and Giant Sequoia Forests. L. Cotton and J. McBride. 1987. pp. 32-37 In: J. Davis and R. Martin (eds.). Proceedings of the Symposium on Wildland Fire 2000, 27-20 April. South Lake Tahoe, CA. USDA For. Serv. PSWFRES.\
  • Fuel Accumulation Rates After Prescribed Fires in Yosemite National Park. J.W. van Wagtendonk and C. Sydoriak. 1987. Ninth Conference on Fire and Forest Meteorology (preprint volume). pp 101-105.
  • Vegetation Management Plan: Development Zone, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks. 1987. USDI NPS Sequoia & Kings Canyon N.P. 140 pp.

1988

  • Visitor Perception of NPS Fire Management in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks: Results of a Survey Conducted Summer. J. Quinn. 1988. Unpublished report on file Ash Mountain Library, Sequoia-Kings Canyon National Parks. 109 pp.
  • The Giant Sequoia Fire Controversy: A Case Study of the Role of Science in Natural Ecosystem Management. D.J. Parsons. 1988. In: Third Biennial Conference of research in California's National Parks, National Park Service Transactions and Proceedings Series
  • Stand Structure in Subalpine Forests of Yosemite National Park, California. Parker, A.J. 1988. For. Sci. 34:1047-1058.
  • Comparison of Fire History Estimates Between Open-scarred and Intact Quercus douglasii. M.P. McClaran. 1988. American Midland Naturalist 120:432-435.

1989

  • Fire Behavior, Fuel Consumption and Forest-Floor Changes Folling Prescribed Understory Fires in Sierra Nevada Mixed Conifer Forests. J.B. Kauffman and R.E. Martin. 1989. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 19:455-462
  • Prescribed Burning in California Wildlands Vegetation Management. H.H. Biswell. 1989. Berkeley, Univ. of Calif. Press.
  • Fire Gods and Federal Policy. T.M. Bonnicksen. 1989. American Forests 95: 14-16, 66-68. (see reply by Stephenson et al. 1990)
  • Fire Related Recruitment in Stagnant Quercus douglasii Populations. M.P. McClaran and J.W. Bartolome. 1989. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 19:580-585.
  • Managing Fire in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks. H.T. Nichols. 1989. Fremontia 16:11-14.

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