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Forest Fires: A Reference Handbook

Forest Fires: A Reference Handbook

by Philip Nori Omi


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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

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781851094387
Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date: 05/23/2005
Series: Contemporary World Issues
Pages: 347
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.81(d)
Age Range: 13 - 18 Years

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.

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