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Wildfires

In partnership with the Library's Gallery Exhibit, the Library has put together a guide to resources about wildfires in California

Scholarly Articles

Fire ecology is the scientific discipline concerned with natural processes involving fire in an ecosystem and the fires' effects on the plants, soils, water, animals, birds, and fish. Many ecosystems, have evolved with fire as an essential contributor to habitat vitality and renewal.

These library databases are best bets for peer-reviewed research on fire ecology. When searching, use keywords like fire, wildfire, forest fire, and ecology.

Books