Fire in the Deserts and Desert Grasslands of North America
Because of the inescapably close correlation between prevalence of fires and amount of fuel, deserts are characteristically less affected by fire than are most ecosystems.
Humphrey, R.R. 1974. Fire in the Deserts and Desert Grasslands of North America. In Fire and Ecosystems, edited by T.T. Kozlowski and C.E. Ahlgren. New York: Academic Press.
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