Effects of Fire on Understory Vegetation Communities in Siberian Boreal Forests and Alaskan Tundra

Homero Pena III1, Heather Dawn Alexander1, Susan Natali2, Michael M Loranty3, Robert Max Holmes2, Michelle C Mack4, John D Schade5, Paul James Mann6, Sergey P Davydov7, Brent Frey1, Nikita Zimov8 and Laura E Jardine9, (1)Mississippi State University, Starkville, MS, United States, (2)Woods Hole Research Center, Falmouth, MA, United States, (3)Colgate University, Geography, Hamilton, NY, United States, (4)Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ, United States, (5)Organization Not Listed, Washington, DC, United States, (6)Northumbria University, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, United Kingdom, (7)Far Eastern Branch of Russian Academy of Sciences, Pacific Institute of Geography, North-East Science Station, Cherskii, Russia, (8)Northeast Scientific Station, Cherskiy, Russia, (9)Undergraduate, Oklahoma City, OK, United States