The Impact of Increasing Fire Frequency on Forest Transformations in the Zabaikal Region, Southern Siberia

Elena A. Kukavskaya1, Susan G Conard2,3, Ludmilla V. Buryak4, Evgeny Shvetsov1, Olga P. Kalenskaya4 and Sergey Zhila1, (1)V.N. Sukachev Institute of Forest of the Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences- separate subdivision of the FRC KSC SB RAS, Krasnoyarsk, Russia, (2)Emeritus Scientist, Washington, DC, United States, (3)Rocky Mountain Research Station, Missoula, MT, United States, (4)Academician M.F. Rechetnev Siberian State University of Science and Technology, Krasnoyarsk, Russia