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4 edition of Wildland fire in ecosystems. found in the catalog.

Wildland fire in ecosystems.

Wildland fire in ecosystems.

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station in Fort Collins, CO .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fire ecology,
  • Soil ecology,
  • Groundwater ecology,
  • Water quality -- Environmental aspects

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesEffects of fire on soil and water
    Statement[authors, Jan L. Beyers ... et al. ; editors, Daniel G. Neary, Kevin C. Ryan, Leonard F. DeBano]
    SeriesGeneral technical report RMRS -- GTR-42-v. 4
    ContributionsBeyers, Jan L, Neary, Daniel G, Ryan, Kevin C, DeBano, Leonard F, Rocky Mountain Research Station (Fort Collins, Colo.)
    The Physical Object
    FormatElectronic resource
    Paginationvii, 250 p.
    Number of Pages250
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14559422M
    OCLC/WorldCa100671356

    "Wildland fires are one of the most devastating and terrifying forces of nature. While their effects are mostly destructive they also help with regeneration of forests and other ecosystems. Low-intensity fires clear accumulating biomass reducing risk of catastrophic crown fires and can be used as an effective management tool. This book presents current understanding of wildland .   Although the book Between Two Fires: A Fire History of Contemporary America by the renowned wildland fire historian, Stephen Pyne, is not a light or easy read, it is a book that has a place on the bookshelf of every serious wildland fire scholar, manager, and policymaker faced with the challenges of living with wildland fire in the 21st century. The focus is on wildland fire Author: Jo Ellen Force.

    Wildland fires are becoming one of the most critical environmental factors affecting a wide range of ecosystems worldwide. In Mediterranean ecosystems (including also South-Africa, California, parts of Chile and Australia), wildland fires are recurrent phenomena every summer, following the seasonal drought. This book describes the ecological context of wildland fires in the Mediterranean ecosystems and provides methods to observe fire danger conditions and .

    Wildland History. Wildland history can be viewed from several perspectives, one of the most exciting of which is firefighting. Over the years, wildland firefighters have faced pulse-pounding, harrowing situations as they strove to extinguish wildfires that threatened to destroy ecosystems and leave bordering towns in cinders. Introduction: Learning to Live with Fire-Dependent Ecosystems \ Timothy Ingalsbee, Ph.D. Keep the Greenfire Burning: Deep Ecology \ Crystal Stanionis and Dennis Glick Sprawling Into Disaster: The Growing Impact of Rural Residential Development on Wildland Fire Management in the Greater Yellowstone Area.


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Wildland Fire in Ecosystems: Fire and Nonnative Invasive Plants. This state-of-knowledge review about the effects of fire on soils and water can assist land and fire managers with information on the physical, chemical, and biological effects of fire needed to successfully conduct ecosystem management, and effectively inform others about the role and impacts of wildland : United States Department of Agriculture.

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