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The combination of , predictability, intensity, seasonality, and size characteristics of fire in a particular ecosystem (SKCMP). Disturbance regimes are used to characterize the spatial scale and temporal patterns of disturbance and subsequent response and recovery of ecosystems (Averill et al., 1995). An integration of disturbance attributes including , frequency, intensity, duration, and extent (Chelan RD, 2003). Classifications of fire regimes can be based on the characteristics of the fire itself or on the effects produced by the fire (Agee 1993).

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