Introduction To Fire In California

📒Fire In California S Ecosystems ✍ Neil G. Sugihara

✏Book Title : Fire in California s Ecosystems
✏Author : Neil G. Sugihara
✏Publisher : Univ of California Press
✏Release Date : 2006-11-29
✏Pages : 596
✏ISBN : 9780520246058
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏Fire in California s Ecosystems Book Summary : "Fire in California's Ecosystems provides a rigorous synthesis and review of the role of fire in California's tremendously variable natural environments. The authors have made a substantial contribution to the fields of fire ecology, natural history, and land stewardship. With this volume, California again shines as a model for other states and regions."—Dr. J. Morgan Varner, Humboldt State University "Fire in California's Ecosystems proficiently explains the complex nature of the effects of wildfire, wildfire suppression, and fuels treatments on our state's diverse fauna and flora. This book is a useful tool for biologists seeking to develop effective management measures to maintain fire-dependent ecosystems or to conduct further research."—Monica Bond, Wildlife Biologist, Center for Biological Diversity

✏Book Title : Introduction to Fire in California
✏Author : David Carle
✏Publisher : Univ of California Press
✏Release Date : 2008-08-04
✏Pages : 195
✏ISBN : 9780520255777
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏Introduction to Fire in California Book Summary : “Carle does an excellent job of telling complex social, biological, and physical stories in a way that makes them not only accessible, but also interesting.”—Neil G. Sugihara, coeditor of Fire in California's Ecosystems “A welcome contribution to the California Natural History Guides series that integrates the natural and cultural history of fire in California in an engaging style.”—James K. Agee, author of Steward's Fork and Fire Ecology of Pacific Northwest Forests

✏Book Title : Introduction to Water in California
✏Author : David Carle
✏Publisher : Univ of California Press
✏Release Date : 2004
✏Pages : 261
✏ISBN : 0520240863
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏Introduction to Water in California Book Summary : This California Natural History Guide addresses the need to educate the citizenry of California on crucial environmental issues by presenting a primer on the state's most important natural resource.

✏Book Title : Prescribed Burning in California Wildlands Vegetation Management
✏Author : Harold Biswell
✏Publisher : Univ of California Press
✏Release Date : 1999-08-31
✏Pages : 255
✏ISBN : 0520219457
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏Prescribed Burning in California Wildlands Vegetation Management Book Summary : Harold Biswell's decades of research and field experience were a major factor in developing policies of controlled or prescribed burning, which mimics or reintroduces the natural fire cycle. This comprehensive study introduces the principles and practices of prescribed burning, which apply far beyond California, within a historical and ecological perspective. Available for the first time in paperback, with a new foreword by James Agee, this book places Biswell's study—and his legacy—in the context of recent developments in the field.

✏Book Title : Introduction to Fire Protection
✏Author : Robert Klinoff
✏Publisher : Cengage Learning
✏Release Date : 2011-04-22
✏Pages : 544
✏ISBN : 9781439058428
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏Introduction to Fire Protection Book Summary : Now in a striking four-color format, Introduction To Fire Protection, 4E reflects the latest FESHE outlines and NFPA fire codes and ordinances as it covers the entire process of becoming a firefighter. Emphasizing the vital skills needed by successful firefighters, the text includes up-to-the-minute coverage of incident effectiveness, customer service, physical fitness, training, and fire prevention. It provides thoroughly updated statistics and covers such cutting-edge issues as homeland security, goal setting, life safety initiatives, recent laws affecting firefighters, fire fighter emergency decision making, and other developments from the field. The Fourth Edition is packed with numerous instructor resources and includes user-friendly online platform options like WebCT and Blackboard. Written by a widely respected firefighter instructor and authority, this comprehensive resource provides all the necessary tools for individuals seeking a career in the fire service. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

✏Book Title : Introduction to California Chaparral
✏Author : Ronald D. Quinn
✏Publisher : Univ of California Press
✏Release Date : 2006
✏Pages : 322
✏ISBN : 0520219732
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏Introduction to California Chaparral Book Summary : This book will introduce general readers to the plants and animals associated with chaparral and review for biologists and land managers its natural history, ecology, and management challenges.

📒Introduction To Fire Pump Operations ✍ Thomas B. Sturtevant

✏Book Title : Introduction to Fire Pump Operations
✏Author : Thomas B. Sturtevant
✏Publisher : Cengage Learning
✏Release Date : 2004-12
✏Pages : 422
✏ISBN : 0766854523
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏Introduction to Fire Pump Operations Book Summary : Firefighters aspiring to meet the professional qualifications for Vehicle Driver/Pump Operator will benefit from this new edition that is updated to the 2003 Edition of NFPA Standard 1002 Fire Apparatus Driver/Operator Professional Qualifications. It teaches readers to efficiently, effectively, and safely operate and maintain fire pumps, with the must-know information that is critical for successful completion of the evaluation for driver/pump operator. Topics are logically organized, beginning with an overview of the roles and responsibilities of the driver and operator. Readers are then taken step-by-step through the construction of pumps and the procedures necessary for the operations of pumps. Theory and principles behind important water flow calculations are also provided, followed by expanded information on automatic nozzles, standpipe operations, hydrant flows, and other topics that promote the safe and efficient operation of pumps.

✏Book Title : 2016 California Criminal Law Introduction to Substantive and Procedural
✏Author : Rick Michelson
✏Publisher : LawTech Publishing Group
✏Release Date : 2016-03-23
✏Pages : 396
✏ISBN : 9781930466869
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏2016 California Criminal Law Introduction to Substantive and Procedural Book Summary : Introduction to California Criminal Law provides students with a working knowledge of the elements of the most serious and most frequently encountered California crimes. It examines both the statutory components of these crimes and the case law interpretations applied by the California appellate courts. In addition, it provides guidance for the reasonable and realistic enforcement of these laws. This book is designed to be used as an all-inclusive semester course, introducing students to both criminal and substantive law. This course also provides students with an opportunity to apply the knowledge acquired in that class, including their ability to conduct basic legal research.

✏Book Title : Introduction to California Plant Life
✏Author : Robert Ornduff
✏Publisher : Univ of California Press
✏Release Date : 2003-07-24
✏Pages : 341
✏ISBN : 0520237048
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏Introduction to California Plant Life Book Summary : "Packed with new information, this revised guide will delight both the well informed and the novice." —Peter Raven, Director of the Missouri Botanical Garden

✏Book Title : Introduction to California Spring Wildflowers
✏Author : Philip Alexander Munz
✏Publisher : Univ of California Press
✏Release Date : 2004
✏Pages : 291
✏ISBN : 0520236343
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏Introduction to California Spring Wildflowers Book Summary : The perfect wildflower identification guide for a walk in the foothills and valleys or near the coast. An excellent companion to Munz's wildflower books for the mountains, shore, and desert.