Harvey publishes paper on burn severity in Ecosphere

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The cover of the Ecosphere journal that features Harvey’s article.

Brian Harvey, assistant professor with the School of Environmental and Forest Sciences, is one of three authors of a new article recently published in the Ecological Society of America‘s journal Ecosphere.

The article, titled “Incorporating Biophysical Gradients and Uncertainty into Burn Severity Maps in a Temperate Fire-Prone Forested Region,” discusses how satellite data and regression models can by improved by using biophysical information when tracking the changing patterns of burn severity that causes ecological changes.

The article is accessible to all and can be read here.