Sub-Regional Euro-Alpine
Wildland Fire Network

Background Information, Regional and
National Wildland Fire Reports


Online Publications

 Hartmut Gossow, H., R. Hafellner, H. Vacik, T. Huber. 2008. Major Fire Issues in the Euro-Alpine Region – the Austrian Alps. UNECE/FAO int. Forest Fire News No. 38 (in press) (PDF, 0.5 MB)

Valese, E. 2008. Wildland fires in the Alpine Region of Italy: what’s old, what’s new. What’s next? UNECE/FAO int. Forest Fire News No. 38 (in press) (PDF, 0.2 MB)

Zumbrunnen, T., H. Bugmann, M. Conedera, M. Buergi. 2009. Linking Forest Fire Regimes and Climate – A Historical Analysis in a Dry Inner Alpine Valley. Ecosystems, DOI: 10.1007/s10021-008-9207-3 (PDF, 1 MB)

Pezzatti, G.B., S. Bajocco, D. Torriani and M. Conedera. 2009. Fire Regimes In Southern Europe. Selective burning of forest vegetation in Canton Ticino (southern Switzerland). Plant Biosystems 143, 609-620. DOI: 10.1080/11263500903233292 (PDF, 0,3 MB)

Conedera, M., G. Cesti, G.B. Pezzatti, T. Zumbrunnen, F. Spinedi. 2006. Lightning-induced fires in the Alpine region: An increasing problem. Forest Ecology and Management 234 (Supplement 1), doi:10.1016/j.foreco.2006.08.096 (PDF, 1.3 MB)

Gossow, H., R. Hafellner, N. Arndt. 2007. More forest fires in the Austrian Alps - a real coming danger? In: Managing Alpine Future - Proceedings of the Innsbruck Conference, 15-17October 2007 (A. Borsdorf, J. Stötter and E. Veuillet, eds.), 356-362. Verlag der Österreichischen Wissenschaften (PDF, 1 MB)

Valese, E. 2009. FDR Implementation and Calibration in the Alpine Region of Italy. (PDF, 0.2 MB)

Conedera, M., L. Peter, P. Marxer; F. Forster, D. Rickenmann, L. Re. 2003. Consequences of forest fires on the hydrogeological response of mountain catchments: A case study of the Riale Buffaga, Ticino, Switzerland. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms 28, 117-129. http://www3.interscience.wiley.com/journal/102523837/abstract

The Swiss Federal Institute for Forest, Snow and Landscape Research (WSL) in January 2010 published a comprehensive guideline document for practitioners „Living with Forest Fire“. The document can be downloaded at the WSL website or at the GFMC repository:

 

Non-online Publications

Wohlgemuth, T., M. Moretti, M. Conedera, B. Moser. 2006. Ecological resilience after fire in mountain forests of the Central Alps. Forest Ecol. Manage. 234, Supp. 1, S200, doi: 10.1016/j.foreco.2006.08.319.

Gossow, H., R. Hafellner, N. Arndt. 2007. More forest fires in the Austrian Alps - a real coming danger? In: Managing Alpine Future - Proceedings of the Innsbruck Conference October 15-17 2007 (A. Borsdorf, J. Stötter and E. Veuillet, eds.), 356-362. Verlag der Österreichischen Wissenschaften.

Arndt, N., A. Arpaci; H. Gossow, P. Ruiz Rodrigo, H. Vacik. 2009: A forest fire hazard based on the estimation of tourist hot spot activities in Austria, In: Advances in Remote Sensing and GIS applications in Forest Fire Managenment. Towards an Operational Use of Remote Sensing in Forest Fire Management. 7th International Workshop of the EARSeL Special Interest Group (SIG) on Forest Fires, Matera, Italy, 2-5 September 2009 (E. Chuvieco and R. Lasaponara, eds.), 51-55.

 

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