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dc.contributor.authorFerreira-Leite, F.-
dc.contributor.authorGonçalves, António Bento-
dc.contributor.authorVieira, A.-
dc.contributor.authorNunes, Adélia de Jesus Nobre-
dc.contributor.authorLourenço, Luciano Fernandes-
dc.date.accessioned2020-03-13T10:19:59Z-
dc.date.available2020-03-13T10:19:59Z-
dc.date.issued2016-07-21-
dc.identifier.issn0921-030Xpt
dc.identifier.issn1573-0840pt
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10316/88947-
dc.description.abstractFires are an important land use tool, a growing global hazard, and a factor involved in landscape processes with feedbacks on land degradation, especially in the Southwestern Mediterranean Europe, where the importance of fires in shaping ecological processes has long been recognized. As fires become recurrent, their intensity and dimension have increased and they have taken on catastrophic proportions, losing their role as catalysts of ecosystem renewal. Fires, and especially large forest fires (LFF), are the main drivers of land degradation in forest areas in Mediterranean sub-humid regions and are likely to increase as a result of climate and other global changes. The study area consists of the whole of mainland Portugal, which for the purpose of civil protection, is divided into 18 districts. The data used, including physical and demographic characteristics, change in land use and land cover, and economic structures are provided mainly by the Institute for the Conservation of Nature and Forests in statistical format and in shapefile format. Throughout the years, LFF in Portugal have become increasingly important. Although LFF in mainland Portugal represent a small fraction of the total occurrences (0.8 %), in accordance with the trends of the Mediterranean Basin, they are responsible for a large percentage of burned areas ([70 %). With the use of the GIS software, we were able to use the available information to generate a map of forest fire recurrences and, with the purpose of detecting homogeneous groups between the districts of mainland Portugal, a cluster analysis was applied. Using a multiple regression analysis, we present the LFF and their recurrence in mainland Portugal at the district level, demonstrating their regional incidence and the similarity between districts.pt
dc.language.isoengpt
dc.publisherSpringerpt
dc.relationSFRH/BD/72030/2010pt
dc.relationPOPH/FSE QRENpt
dc.relationSFRH/BSAB/113587/2015pt
dc.rightsembargoedAccesspt
dc.rights.urihttp://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/pt
dc.subjectLarge forest firespt
dc.subjectRecurrencept
dc.subjectRegional incidencept
dc.subjectCluster analysispt
dc.subjectMultiple regression modelspt
dc.titleIncidence and recurrence of large forest fires in mainland Portugalpt
dc.typearticleen
degois.publication.firstPage1035pt
degois.publication.lastPage1053pt
degois.publication.issue2pt
degois.publication.titleNatural Hazardspt
dc.relation.publisherversionhttps://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs11069-016-2474-ypt
dc.peerreviewedyespt
dc.identifier.doi10.1007/s11069-016-2474-ypt
degois.publication.volume84pt
dc.date.embargo2022-07-20*
uc.date.periodoEmbargo2190pt
item.grantfulltextembargo_20220720-
item.languageiso639-1en-
item.fulltextCom Texto completo-
crisitem.author.deptFaculty of Arts and Humanities-
crisitem.author.deptFaculty of Arts and Humanities-
crisitem.author.researchunitCEGOT – Centre of Studies on Geography and Spatial Planning-
crisitem.author.researchunitCEGOT – Centre of Studies on Geography and Spatial Planning-
crisitem.author.researchunitCEGOT – Centre of Studies on Geography and Spatial Planning-
crisitem.author.orcid0000-0002-9646-156X-
crisitem.author.orcid0000-0001-8665-4459-
crisitem.author.orcid0000-0002-2017-0854-
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