High fire frequency and the impact of the 2019–2020 megafires on Australian plant diversity

Rachael Gallagher, Stuart Allen, Berin MacKenzie, Colin Yates, Gosper Carl, David Keith, Cory Merow, Matthew White, Elizabeth Wenk, Brian Maitner, Kang He, Vanessa Adams, Tony Auld, Rachael V. Gallagher, Berin D. E. Mackenzie, Colin J. Yates, Carl R. Gosper, David A. Keith, Matthew D. White, Brian S. Maitner, Vanessa M. Adams & Tony D. Auld
This dataset details the proportion of the geographic range of 26,062 Australian plant species burnt in the 2019-2020 megafire; threatened listing status on state and Commonwealth threatened species legislation; species endemic status in each state/territory according to the Australian Plant Census; and risk ranking for exposure to high fire frequency (short intervals between fires) and cumulative impacts of fire (populations dominated by immature individuals). Further details are provided in the users should consult and cite...

Registration Year

  • 2021
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Resource Types

  • Dataset
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Affiliations

  • Department of Planning and Environment
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  • NSW Department of Planning, Industry and Environment
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  • Centro de Estudos em Geografia e Ordenamento do Territorio
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  • Macquarie University
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  • University of Connecticut
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  • Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection
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  • University of Connecticut Health Center
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  • Department of Biological Sciences
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  • Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning
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  • UNSW Sydney
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