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Vernon S. Peters, S. Ellen Macdonald, and Mark R. T. Dale. 2005. The interaction between masting and fire is key to white spruce regeneration. Ecology 86:1744–1750.

Appendix C (Table C1). A table showing charcateristics and locations of study fires, based on provincial fire inventories.

Year - abbreviation - name Size (ha) Cause Start date Location
Twp-range-mer
Fire ID
1994 AF - Anzac 2160 L Jun-04 85-6,7-4 DA1-6-94
1992 RI - Rock Island Lake‡ 65 L Jun-09 76-23,24-4 DL3-7-92
1991 PL - Peerless Lake 551 L May-30 89-5-5 DS5-7-91
1982 HR - House River 36762 L Jun-12 75-15,16-4;
74-16-4
1639
1982 RF - Rock Island Lake 1402 L Jun-13 75-23-4 1637
1981 ML - Mariana Lake 4119 L Jul-03 79-12,13-4 1584
1981 BF - B 14209 L Jul-03 80-12,13-4 1583
1980 WL - Winefred Lake 137313 H May-02 73-4-4; 74-3-4;
75-3-4
1537
1980 CT - Conklin Trail 1255 H Apr-27 77-7-4 1531
1979 WF - Winefred Lake 389 L Jun-26 75-4-4; 76-3-4 1495
1961 HF - House River 2845 L Jun-04 80-16-4 1223
1961 GL - Goodwin Lake 389 L Jun-06 74-12-4 1224
1958 LL - Lawrence Lake 414 H Unknown 69-24-4 1143
1942 LF - Logan Lake 2774 H May-16 71-10-4 329
1942 WA - Wabasca 1558 H May-06 78-22-4 344
1941 PF - Piche Lake 26871 H Apr-30 70-11;
71-10,11-4
168
1941 CF - Conklin Trail 4355 U Apr-26 71-13-4 187

   Notes: The fire names listed are used throughout this paper, whereas only the year and the abbreviation are shown in Appendix A. Summer fires could not be identified for 1941 and 1942 because fire dates were not available at the time of sampling for fires earlier than 1961. Sources: Data for the 1941 to 1982 fires are from Delisle and Hall (1987); data for 1991, 1992, and 1994 fires are from the Alberta Department of Environmental Protection, Alberta Land and Forest Service, Forest Protection Division, public communication, 7 August 1996, now at Alberta Sustainable Resource Development. June 2002. Historical Wildfire Information. <http://envweb.env.gov.ab.ca/env/forests/fpd/hwi.html>. Accessed 3 June 2003).

† L = lightning, U = unknown, H = human.

‡ There were no larger fires in 1992



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