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Wildfire risk : human perceptions and management implications

Author: Wade E Martin; Carol Raish; Brian M Kent
Publisher: Washington, DC : Resources for the Future, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Follows from our awareness that increasing public knowledge about wildfire hazard does not necessarily lead to appropriate risk reduction behavior. Drawing upon health and risk communication, and  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Wildfire risk.
Washington, DC : Resources for the Future, ©2008
(OCoLC)605601691
Online version:
Wildfire risk.
Washington, DC : Resources for the Future, ©2008
(OCoLC)608314767
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Wade E Martin; Carol Raish; Brian M Kent
ISBN: 9781933115511 1933115513 9781933115528 1933115521
OCLC Number: 131062722
Notes: "An RFF Press book"--Title page verso.
Description: xiv, 310 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Understanding public perspectives of wildfire risk / Sarah McCaffrey --
Wildland-urban interface residents' views on risk and attribution / Patricia J. Cohn, Daniel R. Williams, and Matthew S. Carroll --
Collaborative planning to reduce risk / Victoria Sturtevant and Pamela Jakes --
Addressing the mitigation paradox at the community level / Toddi A. Steelman --
Integrative healing: the importance of community collaboration in postfire recovery and prefire / Michele R. Burns, Jonathan G. Taylor, and John T. Hogan --
Managing individual response: lessons from public health risk behavioral research / Terry C. Daniel --
Making the decision to mitigate risk / Ingrid M. Martin, Holly Wise Bender, and Carol Raish --
The effects of risk perception and adaptation on health and safety interventions / Donald G. MacGregor, Melissa Finucane, and Armando Gonzalez-Caban --
Diversity in southwesterners' views of forest service fire management / Patricia L. Winter and George T. Cvetkovich --
Improving management decisions / Joseph Arvai, Robin Gregory, and Melissa Zaksek --
Integrating science and community into decision support / Barbara J. Morehouse and Barron J. Orr --
Managing risk with chance-constrained programming / Michael Bevers and Brian Kent --
Using economic experiments in evaluating mitigation decisions / Robert P. Berrens, Michael McKee, John Talberth, and Michael Jones --
Valuing the health effects of a prescribed fire / Wade E. Martin, Victor Brajer, and Karl Zeller.
Responsibility: edited by Wade E. Martin, Carol Raish, and Brian Kent.
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