Extreme Wildfire Events and Disasters

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  • Author : Fantina Tedim
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Pages : 284 pages
  • ISBN : 0128157224
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Extreme Wildfire Events and Disasters

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  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 22 November 2019
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Extreme Wildfire Events and Disasters: Root Causes and New Management Strategies highlights the urgent need for new methods to prepare and mitigate the effects of these events. Using a multidisciplinary, socio-ecological approach, the book discusses the roots of the problem, presenting a new, innovative approach to wildfire mitigation based on the operational concept of Fire Smart Territory (FST). Under the guidance of its expert editors, the book highlights new ways to prevent and respond to extreme wildfire events and disasters

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  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release : 28 May 2012
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