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EFFECTS OF FUEL REDUCTION TREATMENTS IN SHRUBLANDS…

EFFECTS OF FUEL REDUCTION TREATMENTS IN SHRUBLANDS…
ESTUDIO SOBRE LOS EFECTOS DE TRATAMIENTOS PREVENTIVOS DE REDUCCIÓN DEL COMBUSTIBLE, EN ÁREAS DE MATORRAL, SOBRE LA BIODIVERSIDAD Y ESTRUCTURA DE LA COMUNIDAD VEGETAL Y PROPIEDADES EDÁFICAS
Project type: 
Applied Investigation
Financing organism: 
Ministerio de Agricultura, Alimentación e Medio Ambiente
Participating entities: 
CIF Lourizán
Period: 
2010-2016
RESEARCH TEAM

Principal researcher: 
José Antonio Vega Hidalgo
Contributing researchers: 

Mª Teresa Fontúrbel Lliteras

Summary: 

This applied study intends to evaluate the mid-term response of the biodiversity and structure of plant species, as well as the response of selected soil physical, chemical and biological parameters, when different fuel reduction treatments are applied in shrublands. Its main objective is to offer sustainable alternatives for fuel reduction in shrublands to land managers that can conjugate rural population traditional management systems and fire risk reduction This study is developed in the frame of the Wildfires Prevención Program of the Ministerio de Agricultura, Alimentación e Medio Ambiente’, through the ‘Dirección General de Medio Natural y Política Forestal’ and implemented by the Integrated Prevention of Wildfires Team (EPRIF) who .

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