(名詞) 森林大火地理學：研究過去、現在及預測之森林大火分佈情形的學問。這個字的字首 pyro- 意為「火」(fire)。
—pyrogeographical (形容詞)：森林大火地理 (學) 的。
A key to understanding those consequences is the notion of the "fire regime", where different vegetation has characteristic fires in terms of recurrence, intensity, seasonality and biological effects. Indeed, fire can be thought of as an emergent property of vegetation in the same way that vegetation can be thought of as an emergent property of climates. In other words, Earth has a "pyrogeography".
—David Bowman, "Scorched earth: Wildfires will change the way we live," New Scientist, October 7, 2009