Dr. Mark A. Cochrane participates in a KITP/NCEAS-funded Pyrogeography and Climate Change workshop in Santa Barbara, CA May 27-June 6, 2008.

The meeting of many world experts on fire was chaired by Dr. D.M.J.S. Bowman and Dr. J. Balchat at the Kalvi Institute for Theoretical Physics and for the National Center for Ecological Analysis and Synthesis.

Invited Presentation: Cochrane M.A. “Fire and land cover change in humid tropics

Addendum: The meeting resulted in the Science paper:

Bowman, D.M.J.S., J.K. Balch, P. Artaxo, W.J. Bond, J.M. Carlson, M.A. Cochrane, C.M. D’Antonio, R.S. DeFries, J.C. Doyle, S.P. Harrison, F.H. Johnston, J.E. Keeley, M.A. Krawchuck, C.A. Kull, J.B. Marston, M.A. Moritz, I.C. Prentice, C.I. Roos, A.C. Scott, T.W. Swetnam, G.R. van der Werf and S.J. Pyne. 2009. Fire in the Earth System. Science 324: 481-484.

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May 27, 2008 to Jun 06, 2008