Forest Fires: A Reference Handbook available in Hardcover
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- ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
From killer fires to ecosystem rehabilitation, an exhaustive survey exploring the ecological, social, and economic consequences of managing fires in U.S. wildland areas.
• Provides a detailed chronology of events, legislative acts, policy controversies, and precedents for fire management in the United States, illustrating how the fires discussed reflect a continuation of trends established in the 20th century and before
• Includes biographies of past and present forest fire management leaders, scientists, academicians, and policy makers
About the Author
Philip N. Omi is a professor in the department of forest, rangeland, and watershed stewardship at Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO, and director of the Western Forest Fire Research Center.