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Australia Burning : Fire Ecology, Policy and Management Issues.

Author: Geoffrey Cary; David Lindenmayer; Stephen Dovers
Publisher: Victoria CSIRO PUBLISHING, 2003. 2003.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Integrates both the natural and social sciences in addressing the issues of fire management and policy.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version
Cary, Geoffrey
Australia Burning : Fire Ecology, Policy and Management Issues
Victoria : CSIRO PUBLISHING,c2003
Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Geoffrey Cary; David Lindenmayer; Stephen Dovers
ISBN: 9780643090965 0643090967
OCLC Number: 974634851
Description: 1 online resource (212 pages)
Contents: Cover --
Title --
Copyright --
Contents --
Preface --
Contributors --
Part I: Ecology and environment --
1. Bushfires: a Darwinian perspective --
2. Fire regimes and biodiversity: a set of postulates --
3. Making the invisible visible --
4. Fire and climate in Australia --
5. Uncertainty, environment and fire: research and policy issues --
6. Ecology and environment: a discussion summary --
Part II: Fire behaviour and fire regime science --
7. Fire behaviour: integrating science and management --
8. Sensitivity of fire regimes to management --
9. Fire behaviour, forest management, and biodiversity conservation --
10. The role of fuel moisture dynamics in determining bushfire behaviour --
11. The role of fire behaviour and fire regime science --
a practitioner's perspective --
12. Fire behaviour and fire regime science: a discussion summary --
Part III: People and property --
13. People and property: a researcher's perspective --
14. Bushfire preparedness of residents: insights from socio-psychological research --
15. Protection of people and property: towards an integrated risk management model --
16. Fire policy making: a social scientist's perspective --
17. Risk management, communication and research --
18. People and property: a discussion summary --
Part IV: Policy, institutional arrangements and the legal framework --
19. Institutions and bushfires: fragmentation, reliance and ambiguity --
20. Economic rationalism, fear of litigation and the perpetuation of disaster fires --
21. Policy, institutions and the law --
22. Fire policy: an insurance perspective --
23. Connectivity --
24. Policy, institutional arrangements and the legal framework: a discussion summary --
Part V: Indigenous land and fire management --
25. Frameworks to support Indigenous managers: the key to fire futures. 26. Fire in a jointly managed landscape: fire at Uluru Kata-Tjuta National Park --
27. Yanyuwa classical burning regimes, Indigenous science and cross-cultural communication --
28. Using and sharing Indigenous knowledge --
29. Indigenous knowledge --
can it improve fire management in the Sydney region? --
30. Indigenous land management --
31. Indigenous land and fire management: a discussion summary --
Part VI: Synthesis --
32. Observations on fire ecology --
33. Perspectives on fire research --
34. Lessons from the COAG disaster management review --
35. Learning to live with fire --
36. 'Australia burning': a discussion summary --
38. Research and policy priorities: a synthesis --
Index.

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Examines some of the key questions that relate to the ecology, prediction and management of fire, urban planning, law, insurance and community issues, including indigenous and non-indigenous  Read more...

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