Article | Itrend: Scientific publications on wildfires are increasing and have a large regional presence

By: Francisca Yunis Richter, based on the report “Special Territorial Planning: Scientific publications on forest fires are growing and have a large regional presence” from the Conecta Resiliencia platform of the Disaster Resilience Institute (Itrend), developed by Belén Harnecker, Jorge Vásquez, and Ricardo Ortega, published on December 14, 2020.

Published on August 19, 2022

Analysis of the increase in Chilean scientific publications on forest fires, which correspond to less than 15% of the investigations associated with earthquakes, however during the last decades, especially after the Valparaíso fires in 2014 and the “Fire Storm ” in 2017 (Harnecker et al, 2020).

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