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Forest fires [electronic resource] : a reference handbook / Philip N. Omi.

By: Omi, Philip N.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Contemporary world issues: Publisher: Santa Barbara, Calif. : ABC-CLIO, c2005Description: 1 online resource (xviii, 347 p.) : ill.ISBN: 1851094431 (electronic bk.); 9781851094431 (electronic bk.); 1851094385; 9781851094387; 1280711728; 9781280711725.Subject(s): Forest fires | Wildfires | Fire management | Incendies, Lutte contre les | TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING -- Agriculture -- ForestryGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Forest fires.DDC classification: 634.9/618 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Forest Fires: A Reference Handbook; Contents; Preface and Acknowledgments; Common Conversion Factors for Use in Interpreting Data; 1 Forest Fires: In Context; 2 Problems, Controversies, Solutions; 3 Chronology; 4 People and Events; 5 Facts and Data; 6 Directory of Agencies and Organizations; 7 Print and Nonprint Resources; Glossary; Index; About the Author.
Summary: From killer fires to ecosystem rehabilitation, this is an exhaustive survey exploring the ecological, social and economic consequences of managing fires in United States wildland areas.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 291-318) and index.

Forest Fires: A Reference Handbook; Contents; Preface and Acknowledgments; Common Conversion Factors for Use in Interpreting Data; 1 Forest Fires: In Context; 2 Problems, Controversies, Solutions; 3 Chronology; 4 People and Events; 5 Facts and Data; 6 Directory of Agencies and Organizations; 7 Print and Nonprint Resources; Glossary; Index; About the Author.

From killer fires to ecosystem rehabilitation, this is an exhaustive survey exploring the ecological, social and economic consequences of managing fires in United States wildland areas.

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