Articles | Volume 16, issue 1
Biogeosciences, 16, 57–76, 2019
Biogeosciences, 16, 57–76, 2019

Research article 11 Jan 2019

Research article | 11 Jan 2019

Emergent relationships with respect to burned area in global satellite observations and fire-enabled vegetation models

Matthias Forkel et al.

Model code and software

randomForest: Breiman and Cutler's Random Forests for Classification and Regression L. Breiman and A. Cutler

ICEbox: Individual Conditional Expectation Plot Toolbox A. Goldstein, A. Kapelner, and J. Bleich

Short summary
Weather, humans, and vegetation control the occurrence of fires. In this study we find that global fire–vegetation models underestimate the strong increase of burned area with higher previous-season plant productivity in comparison to satellite-derived relationships.
Final-revised paper