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Technical Thematic Report No. 6. - Trends in large fires in Canada, 1959 to 2007

List of Tables

Table 1. Average annual area burned by large fires, the percent of the forest land base that burns each year, and the contribution to the total area burned annually in Canada by ecozone+, 1959-2007.

Table 2. Cause, duration, and seasonality of large fires by ecozone+, 1959-1999.

Table 3. Proportion of the number of large fires ignited by lightning compared to humans and the total area burned by each ignition source by decade for the Boreal Shield, 1960s-1990s.

Table 4. Proportion of the number of large fires ignited by lightning compared to humans and the total area burned by each ignition source by decade for the Boreal Plains, 1960s-1990s.

Table 5. Proportion of the number of large fires ignited by lightning compared to humans and the total area burned by each ignition source by decade for the Taiga Plains, 1960s-1990s.

Table 6. Proportion of the number of large fires ignited by lightning compared to humans and the total area burned by each ignition source by decade for the Taiga Shield, 1960s-1990s.

Table 7. Proportion of the number of large fires ignited by lightning compared to humans by decade for the Hudson Plains, 1960s-1990s.

Table 8. Proportion of the number of large fires ignited by lightning compared to humans by decade for the Taiga Cordillera, 1960s-1990s.

Table 9. Proportion of the number of large fires ignited by lightning compared to humans by decade for the Boreal Cordillera, 1960s-1990s.

Table 10. Proportion of the number of large fires ignited by lightning compared to humans by decade for the Montane Cordillera, 1960s-1990s.

Table 11. Proportion of the number of large fires ignited by lightning compared to humans by decade for the Western Interior Basin, 1960s-1990s.

Table 12. Proportion of the number of large fires ignited by lightning compared to humans and the total area burned by each ignition source by decade for the Atlantic Maritime, 1960s-1990s.