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Fire Effects on Ecosystems

Fire Effects on Ecosystems

Leonard F. DeBano, Daniel G. Neary, Peter F. Ffolliott

ISBN: 978-0-471-16356-5

Mar 1998

352 pages

Select type: Hardcover

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$306.95

Description

A comprehensive exploration of the effects of fires--in forests and other environments--on soils, watersheds, vegetation, air and cultural resources.
FIRE DYNAMICS.

Combustion Processes and Heat Transfer.

Fuels and Fire Behavior.

SOIL REPONSES.

Soil Resource.

Physical Soil System.

Chemical Soil System.

Biological Soil System.

RESPONSES OF OTHER RESOURCES.

Water.

Vegetation.

Wetlands and Riparian Ecosystems.

Air.

Cultural Resources.

MANAGEMENT IMPLICATIONS.

Economic Considerations.

Fire in Ecosystem Management.

Index.