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.


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ED: Publish subject to minor revisions (review by editor) (04 Dec 2018) by Paul Stoy
AR by Matthias Forkel on behalf of the Authors (05 Dec 2018)  Author's response    Manuscript
ED: Publish as is (11 Dec 2018) by Paul Stoy
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.
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