Fire and soils

A review of the potential impacts of different fire regimes on soil erosion and sedimentation, nutrient and carbon cycling, and water quantity and quality.

Date
26 August 2016
Publisher
Office of Environment and Heritage
Type
Publication
Cost
Free
Language
English
Tags
  • ISBN 978-1-76039-128-7
  • ID OEH20160490
  • File PDF 1.6MB
  • Pages 87
  • Name fire-and-soils-160490.pdf

A key theme of this review is the relative risks and effects of wildfire compared to HR burning. Specifically, NPWS asked whether increasing HR targets and more frequent burning could result in adverse impacts on soils and the hydrologic responses of catchments.

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