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Flames in our forest [electronic resource] : disaster or renewal? / Stephen F. Arno, Steven Allison-Bunnell.

By: Arno, Stephen F.
Contributor(s): Allison-Bunnell, Steven.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Washington, D.C. : Island Press, c2002Description: 1 online resource (xviii, 227 p.) : ill., maps.ISBN: 1417539119 (electronic bk.); 9781417539116 (electronic bk.); 9781597266031 (electronic bk.); 1597266035 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Forest fires -- Environmental aspects -- West (U.S.) | Forests and forestry -- Fire management -- West (U.S.) | Fire ecology -- West (U.S.) | For�ets -- Incendies -- Aspect de l'environnement -- �Etats-Unis (Ouest) | For�ets -- Incendies, Lutte contre les -- �Etats-Unis (Ouest) | �Ecologie des feux -- �Etats-Unis (Ouest) | SCIENCE -- Environmental Science (see also Chemistry -- Environmental) | NATURE -- Ecosystems & Habitats -- Wilderness | NATURE -- Ecology | SCIENCE -- Life Sciences -- Ecology | Electronic books | Wald�okosystem | Feuer�okologie | USA -- WeststaatenGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Flames in our forest.DDC classification: 577.24 Other classification: WI 2400 Online resources: EBSCOhost | EBSCOhost
Contents:
Introduction: why learn about fire? -- Mixed signals: a brief history of American perceptions of fire -- Fire on the landscape: past, present, and future -- Fire behavior: why and how fire burns -- Nature's creative force: how fire shapes the forest -- Different forests, different fires -- Environmental impacts: fire's influence on soils, water, and air -- Fire history: discovering effects of past fires in a forest -- Fire-prone forests: can we adapt to them? -- Restoring nature's creative force -- Managing wildland fuels around homes -- Lessons from nature: will we learn?
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 189-212) and index.

Introduction: why learn about fire? -- Mixed signals: a brief history of American perceptions of fire -- Fire on the landscape: past, present, and future -- Fire behavior: why and how fire burns -- Nature's creative force: how fire shapes the forest -- Different forests, different fires -- Environmental impacts: fire's influence on soils, water, and air -- Fire history: discovering effects of past fires in a forest -- Fire-prone forests: can we adapt to them? -- Restoring nature's creative force -- Managing wildland fuels around homes -- Lessons from nature: will we learn?

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