Climate Change and Fire in the Southwest

TitleClimate Change and Fire in the Southwest
Publication TypeReport
Year of Publication2015
AuthorsKent, LLYocom
Series TitleEcological Restoration Institute Working Paper No. 34
Document Number34
Date Published06/2015
Keywordsclimate change and fire, synthesis
Global climate change will lead to shis in climate
patterns and re regimes in the Southwest over the
coming decades. e intent of this working paper is
to summarize the current state of scientic knowledge
about climate change predictions in the Southwest as
well as the pathways by which re might be aected.
While the paper is focused on the Southwest, in
particular Arizona and New Mexico, some of the
material cited covers a broader area.