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Living with fire : fire ecology and policy for the twenty-first century

Author: Sara E Jensen; Guy Randall McPherson
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Fire, both inevitable and ubiquitous, plays a crucial role in North American ecosystems. But, as necessary as fire is to maintaining healthy ecosystems, it threatens human lives and livelihoods in  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Livres électroniques
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Jensen, Sara E.
Living with fire.
Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2008
(DLC) 2007044589
Material Type: Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Sara E Jensen; Guy Randall McPherson
OCLC Number: 748879988
Notes: Titre de l'écran-titre (visionné le 8 août 2011).
TRAITEMENT SOMMAIRE.
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: List of Illustrations Acknowledgments Introduction: Uncertainty and Change 1. Wildland Fire in the West: The Big Picture 2. Fanning the Flames: Human Influences on Fire Regimes 3. The Failed State of Fire Suppression 4. Logging the Forests to Save Them 5. Tools for Living with Fire 6. Policy Solutions Notes Index
Responsibility: Sara E. Jensen, Guy R. McPherson.

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"A well-written polemic... The authors provide a particularly good treatment of the diversity of roles that fire plays in different ecosystems." Qtly Review Of Biology

 
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